Shaping Lives Update: $490K So Far!

By Ms. Rebecca Kerbel, Advancement Director 
Thank you to our 470 community members who have supported the Shaping Lives Fund so far this school year. Because of you, we have raised over $490,000! Please note that donations can be made to the Shaping Lives Fund until the end of the school year.
One of the amazing things about the Shaping Lives Fund is that we are able to use donations that same year and meet the immediate needs of students and staff. Some of the areas that you have already supported include:
  • Empowerment program materials (counselling department)
  • Early literacy materials
  • Field hockey equipment
  • New music instruments and staging
  • Support for Model United Nations and debate programs and conferences 
  • Google Virtual Reality Material (languages department) 
  • New Chromebooks and iPads
  • Support for globally inspired programs, including international competitions
  • Youth In Philanthropy Program 
  • Camping equipment for grade 7 outdoor experiential trip 
  • Robotics coaching and equipment
  • First Aid training for Wilderness Pursuits participants
  • Support for fine and performing arts program, including visiting experts, guests and professional plays 
Thank you for the wonderful programs and opportunities, which reflect our mission and values, that you allow us to provide for all WPGA students. We will continue to share the impact of your support throughout the year. 
To learn more about the Shaping Lives Fund, visit or contact Rebecca Kerbel in the Advancement Office.