Winter Food Boxes

We are collecting food to prepare Winter Food Boxes for some of the families in our community.

Items can be dropped off on Wednesday, December 14 all day and Thursday, December 15 before 4pm. Please see Winter Food Box Sign-up for details and to sign-up.


Holiday Grocery Gift Cards

CPES will be collecting gift cards to help families within our community again this holiday season. Gift cards can be of any amount and are most helpful from stores such as Target and Walmart. We also collect gift cards from Giant for groceries over winter break. Donations can be dropped off in the front office by Thursday, December 8 and will directly support families here at Cunningham Park. Questions can be directed to Lisa Lujan at or 703-255-5616. Thank you for your help!


Cafeteria Host or Hostess

CPES has asked the PTA for for parent volunteers to serve as cafeteria hostesses and help monitor the cafeteria between 11:30–1:00. A shift can be as brief as weekly for 30 minutes. You will hand out utensils and napkins and be an adult in the room. If you are interested, please fill out your general availability here, or just come on in. 


Grocery Gift Card Donations

If you are able and would like to help, CPES is accepting gift cards to either Walmart or Giant, which will be distributed to our families who could use support. Both stores sell plastic gift cards online. Click below for links:



$25 increments preferred. Please write the card value in permanent ink on the card. Please no e-gift cards.

For the shipping* address, please use:


CPES Donation
2734 Oakton Park Ct.
Vienna, VA 22181


*Both Giant and Walmart allow you to order cards online for mailing directly to a recipient. Shipping fees may apply.


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Past opportunities

Thanksgiving Pies for CPES Teachers and Staff

The CPES PTA wants to show our wonderful teachers and staff just how thankful we are for them! We are asking that families donate a pie that will be distributed to our teachers and staff the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. Pies can be homemade or purchased from a bakery (i.e. Pie Gourmet) or grocery store (i.e. Wegmans, Giant, Harris Teeter, etc). Please see the signup for more details.

Winter Coat, Diaper and Spirit Wear Donations

The PTA is collecting diapers (size 3, 4, and 5) and new and gently used child and adult sized winter coats for members of our community. At the end of this month, we will be selling new spirit wear and we are also collecting gently used CPES spirit wear items that your children may have outgrown. We are collecting through Thursday, October 20Log into your PTA account to view drop off locations.

Holiday Gift Cards

Ms. Lujan, CPES’ school counselor, is collecting gift cards in denominations of $20, $25, and $50 from Target and Walmart (only those stores) to provide to families for the holidays. Please turn in gift cards by December 10, 2021 to Ms. Lujan’s mailbox in the front office. Please write the card value in permanent ink on the card. Please no e-gift cards. 

Supply Bar Signup

We are collecting for the ever-popular Supply Bar, to be held on Friday, February 25th. This is an opportunity for us to refresh and add to teachers' classroom supplies.

Back to School Teacher's Lounge Refresh

As our teachers return to school, we would like to offer individually wrapped treats for them to enjoy throughout the day. Please deliver items by Monday, September 12, 2022 (unless otherwise indicated).  Sign up HERE.




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