Gonzales Preschool is a charitable organization that relies on fundraising proceeds and grants for its day-to-day operation, and to keep fees reasonable for families. Fundraising initiatives are organized by a parent-run Fundraising Committee.

Our focus is on social fundraising initiatives that build a sense of community and form lifetime bonds between our preschool families.

Below is a listing of initiatives that you – as a preschool family or the local community – can support.

Holiday Wreath Program – A simple and much-appreciated fundraiser, as the holiday season approaches we sell fresh green holiday wreaths. Gonzales Preschool Earns: 50% on these purchases

Online Silent Auction – This is held in early spring and often raises the majority of our needed funds. All generous donations by local business’ and organizations are auctioned off and 100% of the proceeds go towards Gonzales Preschool.

Thrifty Foods Smile Card Program – This program is an easy and effective way support Gonzales Preschool as it takes advantage of what you are already likely doing. Simply take a designated Gonzales Preschool Smile Card with you to Thrifty Foods when you go grocery shopping. Ask the cashier to load any amount you wish onto the card (pay with cash, debit card or credit card) before having your grocery order rung through. Pay for the order with your Smile Card. Repeat as often as possible!  Please contact the school for a card, Gonzales Preschool Earns: 5% on these purchases, up to a $1500

Cobs Bread
Shop and eat! Mention Gonzales Preschool during purchase at the Oak Bay Cob’s Bread (located at 2178 Oak Bay Avenue or in the Hillside Fairway Plaza).
Gonzales Preschool Earns: 5% on these purchases

The Soap Exchange
Mention Gonzales Preschool when purchasing items at The Soap Exchange (located at 1393A Hillside Ave). Gonzales Preschool Earns: 10% on these purchases

Oliver’s Labels
Waterproof and durable, Oliver’s labels are handy for your children’s (or your own) items. They are good for clothing, shoes, backpacks, food containers – you name it. To order, go to
Gonzales Preschool Earns: 20% on these purchases

Canada Helps
Gonzales Preschool is a registered charity, partnered with This makes it easy to donate to the preschool. Click on the link below to make a donation now:


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