Archive | Community Awareness

Annual Winter Clothing Drive

Annual Winter Clothing Drive

Allenby Families will be holding our annual Winter Clothing Drive on Thursday, November 10th and Friday, November 11th. We will be working with the Ukrainian Canadian Parachute organization on helping families that are new to Canada this winter with gently used winter coats and boots for adults and kids. We will also be working with New […]

Continue Reading
Toronto Miracle – Thank You to the Allenby Community for Your Support!

Toronto Miracle – Thank You to the Allenby Community for Your Support!

42,000+ households, schools, condos and businesses registered 1000+ volunteers helped to collect food 215,000 pounds of non-perishable food was collected in a single day! The food you donated is being distributed through our partners Daily Bread Food Bank, North York Harvest, Scarborough Food Security Initiative, Salvation Army, and Second Harvest. These organizations are critical in […]

Continue Reading
Newçircle

Thank You for Clothing Donations!

New Circles was grateful for the two carloads of winter outerwear that Allenby staff and families generously donated to help keep Toronto warm! Your family can donate clothing all year to New Circles‘ GLOW Program (Gently Loved Outfits to Wear) in support of newcomers, refugees and other people surviving on low incomes. Thanks, Allenby, for your ongoing […]

Continue Reading

Share the Warmth: APA Winter Clothing Drive

Next week is the APA’s 8th Annual Winter Clothing Drive in support of New Circles and the surrounding community. Please donate gently loved winter outerwear including coats, snow pants, boots, hats, mitts, gloves, and scarves. All donations must be washed, odourless, stain and rip-free. Date: Wednesday, November 24th – Friday, November 26th Time: During morning drop-offs (8:50 – 9:15am) Where: Each Allenby morning […]

Continue Reading
FoodDrive

Toronto Miracle Food Drive – December 4th

The Toronto Miracle Food drive will be running again this year on Saturday, December 4th. If you would like to participate, all you need to do is register and leave your donation on your doorstep by 10am, labelled “Toronto Miracle”, for one of their amazing volunteers to pick up. The need continues to grow. Daily Bread Food Bank’s Hunger Lives Here […]

Continue Reading

APA 8th Annual Winter Clothing Drive

Winter is almost upon us! It’s a great weekend to go through your children’s winter clothing and pass on gently loved items that no longer fit. The APA Health and Wellness Committee is collecting gently loved and washed (no rips or tears) winter clothing during our 8th annual winter clothing drive in support of New Circles and […]

Continue Reading
NewsletterEntry_PictureofFoodDrive

APA Fall Donation Drives

Thank you to the Allenby families who contributed to the Fall Food drive in support of SPRINT Senior Care. The staff at SPRINT were grateful for the variety of items donated to seniors facing food insecurity in our community. Please stay tuned for the confirmed dates of our annual winter clothing drive at the end of […]

Continue Reading
APA Fall Food Drive (Oct 6 – Oct 8)

APA Fall Food Drive (Oct 6 – Oct 8)

Allenby’s annual Fall Food Drive will continue this year during morning drop-off from Wednesday, October 6 – Friday, October 8. Collection bins will be available at each entrance to the school. Students can help make an immediate difference for seniors experiencing food insecurity by donating non-perishable food and personal care items in support of SPRINT Senior Care. Please check the list of […]

Continue Reading

Traffic Safety Update

As we wrap up our second week of school, it’s so nice to see the many families and students walking to school and home each day. With many parents and caregivers still working from home, we encourage you all to keep up this practice of walking to and from school each day. We know that […]

Continue Reading

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation (Orange Shirt Day)

The APA’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) committee held its first meeting with our school’s administration on September 14. We are excited to provide impactful resources and events in service of greater inclusivity for the Allenby community throughout the school year. The DEI committee recognizes the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation on September 30. We invite students […]

Continue Reading