We Day Leadership Club
In the We Day Leadership Club students are invited to apply to club. Each year, 15-25 students will be chosen to become members of the club. Students that are accepted into the club are expected to participate in fundraising campaigns throughout the school year.
Commitment to the Club
- Two lunch periods per month over the school year, if necessary
- School year commitment (September-May)
- Attend the annual We Day Alberta event to be held at the Calgary Saddledome
We Day Alberta– Annual Event
We Day event celebrates the youth movement for local and global change. Free The Children’s annual event, We Day is the largest event of its kind, bringing together tens of thousands of youth and educators with celebrities, musicians and heroes sharing their inspirational stories.
Within the leadership program in our school, the students participate in the following Free the Children campaigns throughout the school year. The campaigns are the following:
- We Scare Hunger (Month: October)
A campaign to collect non-perishable food items for local food bank in Calgary
- We Create Change (Month: January)
A campaign designed to change the world one coin at a time. Free the Children’s year of Education initiative has helped to build schools in developing communities around the world. Also, it has helped to raise money to buy goats for families to help sustain their communities.
- We Are Silent (Month: April)
A campaign designed to take a silent stand for everyone who is being bullied, exploited or denied their rights. Students raise money through a fundraiser of their choice to support developing communities around the world.
We Day Alberta Annual Event
We are Silent – Stats 2015: $738.00 donated
We Create Change – Stats 2015: $1150.00 donated to purchase 23 goats
We Scare Hunger – Stats 2015: 1800 pounds of food donated to Calgary Food Bank
The We Club at Ogden is demonstrating generosity and gratitude by collecting hygiene products, books and games for the Drop-In Centre. (NO food items) Students can earn 20 Virtue Points for each item brought in!
On Wednesday, October 26th our We Day club experienced We Day at The Scotia Bank Saddledome for an unparalleled event that brings together world-renowned speakers, A-list performers, and tens of thousands of youth to
We Day and Student Council decided to team up to collect hygiene products for the Calgary Drop In Center. With these products, the groups made Hygiene Boxes to donate to the center. After creating the
We went to We Day Alberta, on October 27th. It was an inspiring and eye-opening experience for the students that went. They earned their ticket back in Grade 3 when they raised money to build