Car Wash Information

Hello PW Music Families,


After an amazing trip to Europe and a relaxing retreat in Seattle, the PW music students are gearing up for a fun-filled fundraiser:  CAR WASH! 

We hope to raise $6000 to purchase

·         two tympani drums

·         a piano cover and  transporter for the beautiful grand piano that was donated to the school last year


Date:  Saturday, May 28th, 2011

Time:  Shift One: 11 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Shift Two: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., Shift Three: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Place:  South Parking Lot of Safeway at Arbutus Village Shopping Centre (4255 Arbutus Street)


To make this a successful fundraiser, we will need many hands: 

·         20 students for each of the three shifts (60 in all) to wash/dry cars, wave signs, collect donations

·         3 parents for each of the three shifts (9 in all) to supervise/lead, log cars, man concession stand


We will also need to have the following equipment/supplies which can be brought to the school anytime or dropped off during the Spring Concerts (May 17th & 18th):

·         Hose nozzle:  4

·         Garden hose:  2

·         Split hose adapter: 1

·         Large car wash foam sponges (Peanut shaped): 20

·         Large buckets: 10

·         Car wash soap: 3 bottles

·         Clean cotton rags/microfiber towels/terry cloths: 100 pcs.

·         Squeegees: 4-6

·         Tele-brush: 4-6

·         Rubber gloves   20 – varied sizes small, medium, large

·         Large Signs (stationary)                8

·         Smaller Signs (moving)  4


Our Music Directors, Ms. Anderson and Ms. Mowatt,  will be signing up the students in the Music Room and granting community volunteer hours.


Parent volunteers, please send an email to if you can  help or loan equipment/donate supplies. 


Thank you and hope to see many of you at the car wash!


PW Music Society