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Donor Recognition

Barn Raiser Campaign – Phase One

We are pleased and proud to announce that Phase One of the barn complex is completed and PAID IN FULLl!  We couldn’t have done this without the incredible support of the many, many donors who contributed to the Barn Raiser Campaign. What a beautiful building Rob designed.  The workmanship of our tradesmen is exceptional and the barn is perfect for the special needs of our donkeys.

We wish to thank the following individuals and companies who made the completion of the barn possible:

Gaynor M Aikenhead, Anne Marie Anderson, Jackie Baxter, BDO Canada LLP, Warren Bell, Ann Bonkowski, Susan Braden, Donna Brearly, Grace Brouwer, Lawrence Capkun, Wayne Carlson, Amyra Carsh, Riina Cazemier, James Ferguson & Fanny Monk, Jo-Anne Garrett, Sara Garrett, Sheila Gorman, John & Bambi Harris, Tom & Chris Harris, Pauline Haslett, Jean & Frank Hassard, David and Lisa Hawkins, Christine Heinrick, Heronbrook Foundation, Allister Higginson, Lik Hang Ho, Carol Hoffman, Gail Hope, Ruth Hunter-Moffatt, Ironhorse Oilfield Services Ltd, David Jones, Nancy Jones, Sharon Kelder, Helen Kelly, Kurt & Katherine Kennedy, Erin Konowalyk, Cecile Lam, Linda Leahy, Jacqueline Leonard, Ann Ligertwood, Clive & Linda Lytle, Cecile MacNaughton, Brad & Joana Mainprize, Arlene Marchi, Teyjah McAren, David & Alison McKinnon, Bruce Meek, Dianne Miller, Megan Mills, Dennis Newton, Alisha O’Neill,,DG Peterson, Paula Pick, Garnet T. & Mary-Lou Plant, Sally Powell, April Ray, Beverly Robinson, Wendy Rosen, Shannon & Randy Schneider, Fred Scott, Andrea Seminiano, Kirsten Skipp, Karen Stackaruk, Katherine Stratford, Rosemary Tingey, Don & Dorothy Titus, Chris Sullivan & Rebecca Turner, Verjac Ventures Inc, Roger & Sandra Walmsley, Heather Ward, Matt Weran, Murray & Joan Widdifield, Jennifer Wolney, Roberta Wong, Trisha Wright, Barbara Zielke

A wonderful Donor Appreciation Plaque honouring those who contributed to the Barn Raiser Campaign is mounted on the exterior of the Barn.

If you contributed and do not see your name on the list, please let us know as your donation may have been mistakenly recorded as a general donation.

Thanks also to the construction “crew”:

Shepherd’s Hardware, Turtle Valley Timber, Trussel Construction, Turtle Valley Rock, Salmon Arm ReadyMix, Kamloops Truss, North Shuswap Plumbing and Spooner Electric.

And, of course, to Rob Miller, our own donkeyman, who put his vision of the perfect donkey shelter onto paper and designed this amazing barn complex. And Alice who drew a perfect rendering of the barn and Stantec Architecture who allowed Alice the use of their technology.

George’s Barn

Thank you to Kurt and Katherine Kennedy for donating the funds to build George his own barn and paddock.

Pasture Fencing

Thank you to Fanny Monk and Jim Ferguson for donating the funds to fence our pastures this past summer.  Very happy donkeys enjoyed their time “on the land”.

Our Hospital

Thank you to Jean and Frank Hassard who kicked off our soon to be launched Hospital Campaign with a donation of $5,000.

Matching Grants

Vancouver Foundation

Thank you for providing a portion of the funding needed to upgrade our donor program and build this very website.

Shuswap Community Foundation

Thank you for providing a portion of the funding to purchase and install the security camera system for the barn complex and property.

BC Gaming

Thank you for funding a portion of our donkey care costs.