Promises Auction – Sneak Peak!

Promises are starting to come in for our silent auction and we’re delighted by the range of skills our parents are offering! Take a look at some of them below, and contact if you have something to contribute. The deadline for Promises has been extended to 1 December. The auction will take place online from 7 December, closing at 11pm on 9th.

Family Dinner cooked fresh and delivered to your home. Choose from Thai (Mango salad, Shrimp coconut soup and chicken green curry with white rice),  Boeuf bourguignon with tagliatelle or Squash and chickpeas coconut curry with rice and naan bread 

Babysitting Up to 2 children for up to 4 hours. Who doesn’t want a night out with their partner or a chance to shop unaccompanied?

Shopping / Package Pick-up On the other hand, why not get one of our volunteers to do the shopping for you? Within the M postcode area, up to three locations (or three hours maximum) and delivered to your door at a convenient time.

Gift-Wrapping Service Once you’ve bought them, have our elf service pick the gifts up from your home in the dead of night and return them down the chimney , wrapped and ready to give. OK, not the chimney bit.

Robin Hood! Take the kids, or enjoy a night off with 2 tickets to the Torrent Productions Pantomime at the Royal Canadian Legion on Coxwell Avenue.Torrent_RobinHood_BigBox

Resume Review Now you’re thinking, I can’t afford all this… But you can with your shiny new job, courtesy of your shiny new resume. One Roden parent with experience in reviewing resumes and hiring staff will review and edit a draft resume, including targetting to a particular role and improving general marketability, then hold a discussion on the phone or over coffee to discuss her suggestions.

Ice Skating at Nathan Phillips Square When Christmas is over and the kids still aren’t back at school, win back a few hours’ peace by sending them skating. Up to 3 children >5s only. Includes TTC trip there, skate rentals if required, and a snack.

Ontario Science Centre Family pass for General Admission for up to 5 people. Valued at $74-110. Expires 28 Feb 2017

Nordstrum Gift Card $25 Looking pretty and ready to gift


Custom Silhouette Portrait Use your favourite picture of yourself or a loved one to create a beautiful image like this one.  The winning bidder receives a hi-resolution printable file to print as many times as they wish.


Manuscript editing Roden parent and published author Elizabeth Ruth of ER Manuscript Development will review and give a substantive edit of a prose manuscript up to 200 pages in length.