Category Archives: Donations Needed :)

Seeking Donations

We are setting up a new welfare kitchen on the 2nd floor so our hungry students can be fed breakfast and/or lunch to keep them learning. We need donations of a fridge/freezer; microwave oven; cups, bowls, plates, cutlery etc to make this happen. You can drop off stuff in my office (Room 219); or let me […]

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Vanuatu Appeal

The Pacific island of Vanuatu, once a tropical paradise has been devastated by cyclone Pam. With the support of the school community, we would like to help the people get back on their feet and start to rebuild their lives. Donations of cans of food, hygiene products, tarps, torches, cooking utensils (not electric), clothing and […]

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Old Remote Control Toys

Dear Parents I am planning a workshop for kids that will require hacking apart remote controlled (RC) toy cars, trucks, bikes or helicopters (the cheap variety). Are there any out there in the CC community collecting dust or about to be thrown out? I am looking for these in ANY condition as we are pulling them apart so […]

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Kitchen Garden Stall – donations urgently needed!

Desley and our year 3 – 6 students are making chutney for the Fair and need donations urgently! 25kg+ sugar-white soft brown sugar x 10 kg tin tomatoes  10 x 2.5 kg tins – Cardamones in Station St is cheap if you cannot get donations fennel seeds-whole x 10 pkts mustard seeds-whole x 10 pkts […]

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Spring Fair AUCTIONS 

This year the Parent’s Association has taken on the running of the Auctions as our major fundraising contribution to Spring Fair. Fiona Morrison and Kylie Betts have agreed to co-ordinate. Would you like to help? Do you know a business who might like to support our school? We’d love you to ask if they’d like […]

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Refugee Week – Winter Stitch Challenge

Hello Parents, It is Refugee Week 2014 and I have just come across an appeal called the “Winter Stitch Challenge” by The Welcome Group . This volunteer group are aiming to collect 6,000 scarves and 6,000 blankets to be distributed to refugees in and around Melbourne this winter. Beanies, gloves and jumpers also welcome! They accept hand-made, […]

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Chutney and Kasundi Making Day

Friday 15th March starting at 9.30 am For the last eight years parents from Collingwood College have got together at this time of year to avail of Autumn harvest and make some chutney for the Spring Fair.  We have become known and maybe famous for our wonderful Kasundi and Tomato Relish. If you are interested […]

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Spring Fair – last minute jobs…

Hello everyone, I’d like to say a big thank you to everyone who came along on Saturday we had a great day sorting cups and napkins for food stalls, making cake bags and signs/banners, moving the chooks and generally getting excited about the Fair. The smell from the kitchen was divine! I’ve had a rather […]

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Spring Cleanout NOW – we want your stuff!

2nd Hand Books, Clothing & Bric-A-Brac Urgently Needed Thank you to everyone who’s generously taken the time to sort their things and donate unwanted clothing, books and bric-a-brac for the Fair. We are accepting donations until 4pm Friday 19 October so please have a look through your cupboards and talk to your family and friends about donating […]

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Spring Fair Messages

Spring Fair Meeting – Friday 14th September We’re having an unscheduled Spring Fair catch up in the canteen this Friday at 9am. Please come along with any questions or come for a coffee. Dallas and I need some help, so if you can put in an hour or two in the next few weeks, please […]

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