On Dec 31, we wrapped up our Donate in December year end appeal! We are proud to announce this was our most successful fundraising year yet. We raised over $40,000 to support our work in the field and in communities, defending wild salmon and their habitats.
Everyone who donated from Giving Tuesday (November 30) through to the end of December was entered into a random raffle for some great prizes. Here are our prize winners:
2 x 50$ gift certificates to Patagonia Victoria – Renate Herberger & Alix Flavelle
A gift certificate for 2 for a tour with Aboriginal Eco Tours ($130 value) – Eric Patel
A gift card for clothing from the online shop at Nimmo Bay Resort ($558 value) – Heidi Lalonde
A gift card for a 2-person group lesson from Surf Sister Surf School in Tofino – Elise Brownstein
A bag of coffee and a Prado coffee mug from Prado Cafe ($35 – $40 value) – Pat Gallaugher
A two one-way ‘vehicle + driver’ vouchers and two ‘adult passenger’ vouchers from BC Ferries ($180 value) – Fiona McKay & Michelle Chorney
A tote bag, 1 x 4-pack of 33 Acres Sunrise sparkling water and a $50 gift card from 33 Acres Brewery ($65-75 value) – Letizia Waddington
3 gift certificates for 2-person eagle viewing float tours from Squamish Rafting Company – Julia Pottinger, Wayne Namana & Scott Ormiston
An Altvia 28L backpack from Patagonia Vancouver ($140) – Antonia Mills
Two Arro 22L backpacks from Arcteryx Victoria https://arcteryx.com/ca ($220). – Madi Mayfield & Joshua Ralph. Special thanks to Joshua for his volunteer fundraising efforts!
A “Couples Seafood Pack (Bring your sexy back edition)” from Organic Ocean ($128) – Carolyn Hrynyk
A gift card from Hook and Vice ($100) – John and Mara Staples
A huge thank you to our generous supporters and to the businesses that so kindly donated their goods and services to support our work!