Fundraising & Events



Your generous support of our fundraising activities has a direct impact on initiatives at the school!! 

Here are a few examples of what your support is helping our Parent Association to achieve:

Upcoming Fundraisers

Purdy's Spring Chocolate Fundraiser

Stock up on your favourite Purdy’s treats just in time for spring and the Easter season AND support a great cause at the same time!! 

Check  out all the delicious treats available to order by clicking on the spring catalog:

Purdy's Spring Catalog 

To Order: 

Visit our Fundraising Page and use customer number 66777. If you haven’t ordered from Purdy’s before, create an account by entering your email address, filling out your information, click “Join Campaign”, and order to your heart’s content!

The link is open now for you to place your orders. The order deadline is March 6, so get shopping! 

Orders will be available for pick-up on March 21 at the school.

Heritage Confections Popcorn Sale

We’re once again partnering with Heritage Confections to raise funds for our school with their delicious small-batch traditional kettle corn and flavoured popcorns!

Starting today, visit the website below to place your orders for small-batch, locally made popcorn! A portion of the proceeds will go to supporting the Esther Starkman Parent Association. Ordering will be open until Friday, March 15.

Orders will be ready for pick-up at the school on March 21. 

Enjoy some delicious snacks, support a local company and give back to your school! 


Ordering is simple - visit

- If you’re new to the program, click REGISTER YOUR STUDENT and create a free account. You can also use an account that was set up from a previous year, simply choose LOGIN.

- Add your children to the account and select their classrooms for the CURRENT school year.

- View all upcoming fun lunch dates.

- Place your orders and pay online via Visa or MasterCard

- On hot lunch days, their orders will be delivered directly to their classroom at lunch time!

- You can view your orders any time by logging in to your Healthy Hunger account.

Healthy Hunger Hot Lunches

Healthy Hunger hot lunches are back for 2023/2024!!

Skip packing a lunch - instead your child can have a hot lunch delivered right to school!! Hot lunches not only save you time, but help raise money for the school - a portion of your orders goes directly to our Parent Association!

We will be rotating through 4 restaurants - Panago, Subway, Edo and Opa - with lunches happening regularly throughout the school year, every second Friday. We’ve also saved a couple of dates during the year for some special restaurants! 

Upcoming Dates - Order Now!

Edo: March 22 (Orders close March 17)

KFC: April 5 (Orders close March 31)

Pizza Hut: April 19 (Orders close April 14)

Tim Horton's: May 3 (Orders close April 28) 

Subway: May 17 (Orders close May 12)

Edo: May 31 (Orders close May 26)

KFC: June 14 (Orders close June 9)

ORDERS CLOSE 5 DAYS before each hot lunch date. After this date, no new orders will be accepted and no changes can be made to current orders.

Orders can only be held at the school until the end of the day - if your child is absent on a hot lunch day, please contact to arrange to have your order picked up at the school or donated to another student.


We need parent volunteers to help sort and hand out the orders each lunch day. If you'd like to help us out for any lunch date (no long term commitment needed!), please email

Incentive Programs (Ongoing)

California Pizza Kitchen - Windermere

We're partnering with Calfornia Pizza Kitchen in Windermere through their CPKids Fundraiser!

ANYTIME you dine-in at CPK, let your server know that you are supporting Esther Starkman School and a manager will stamp your receipt.

Bring your stamped receipts in to the school office and CPK will donate 5% of your receipt total to the school!

Nothing better than enjoying delicious food and drink, supporting a locally owned restaurant and supporting your school!

Mabel's Labels

We've partnered with Mabel's Labels to keep your belongings coming home and raise money for the school.

If you're not familiar with Mabel's Labels, they provide personalized, durable, waterproof name labels that are great for everything from shoes, clothing, lunch boxes, water bottles and backpacks!! They are dishwasher, laundry and microwave safe.

Visit and select "Esther Starkman Parent Association." Order your labels and they'll ship directly to you. The school then receives 20% back on all purchases!

This fundraiser is ongoing - you can order ANY TIME through the year with no order deadline! Just be sure to visit the fundraiser section of the website and choose our school before ordering!

Help make sure that your child's belongings are coming home with them and raise some money for the school at the same time!

COBS Bread - Riverbend Square

Visit COBS Bread in Riverbend Square (456 Riverbend Sq NW) ANY TIME and mention Esther Starkman School at checkout! COBS will donate 5% of your purchase back to the school! 

Delicious treats + funds for your school = WIN-WIN!

Tru Earth & ECO-C Collective

We're partnering with Tru Earth®, a leading eco-friendly household product company, committed to eliminating plastic from landfills and oceans. They offer a number of laundry, kitchen and bathroom products for your home - the complete lineup of their products is available on our fundraising pages.

For laundry products:

Tru Earth - Laundry Products

For all other household products:

ECO-C Collective by Tru Earth - Household Products

Our Parent Association will earn at least 20% on every sale made through these links and your products will ship free to you when you spend $30 or more!

This fundraiser is on-going, so you can use it to shop any time!