Gifts to the Sanctuary ~ 2014

Amabel Dzwilewski   April 2014 - Thank you, Amabel, for underwriting Sugar Snap Peas for Miss Winks!! Winkie gets these tasty peas often.

Jeanine Zmigrodski   April 2014 - Jeanine, thanks so much for underwriting enrichment toys for the Girls!! Your support of this need is truly appreciated.

Susan Harcus-Mondea   April 2014 - Excellent!!! Susan we are thrilled with your generous donation to help underwrite Lizzie's General Medical Fund! Thank you so very much!!

Bonnie Volz   April 2014 - Bonnie, thanks so much for your continued support of underwriting Cosequin Equine Powder w/MSM for the Girls each month!! We are grateful for your support!

Anonymous Donor   April 2014 - THANK YOU to our faithful Anonymous Donor for underwriting trash bags, one 14" rasp, Liz's General Medical Fund and last but not least, a contribution to our Spring Cleaning promotion for tools!!

Rezelka Kind   April 2014 - WOW!!! Rezelka, thank you for underwriting Simple Green, Seventh Generation Laundry Detergent, Quick Disconnect Sets for Pressure Hoses, Liz's General Medical Fund and the Skid Steer Auger Attachment!! Simply wonderful!!!

Arthur Magee   April 2014 - Woo Hoo!!! Many thanks to Arthur for your generous donation to help underwrite the Skid Steer Auger Attachment for our Facilities crew!! Thanks for your support!

Marsha Silva   April 2014 - Marsha, thanks for underwriting fresh fruits and vegetables, Seventh Generation Laundry Detergent and one of the 50 ft. Pressure Washer Hoses in memory of Dr. "Mike" Goldman. Thank you for these wonderful donations!!

Sabine Zell   April 2014 - Sabine, thanks for underwriting Mangoes for Winkie, Simple Green and two pressure washer spray guns needed for our Spring cleaning projects!! We appreciate your help with these needs!

Diana Garrera   April 2014 - Thank you, Diana, for underwriting Mangoes for Ms. Winkie! Some of her pals may even slip a bite or two. Thanks for your support!!

Kalpna Patel   April 2014 - Kalpna, thanks so much for underwriting Cossequin Equine Powder w/MSM for the Girls!! Your ongoing support of this need is truly appreciated.

Ann Howland   April 2014 - Ann, thank you for your fabulous donation to underwrite HEPA Airmate Air Filter Units for our Caregivers!! This is not a popular item on our wish list needs, but it is certainly vital that we have them. Thank you for your support!

Mary Scruggs, Jaymie Myers   April 2014 - Mary and Jaymie, thanks to both of you for underwriting fresh fruits and vegetables for the Girls!! They all partake in a variety of yummy produce treats. Thanks for your support!

Nancy Haskin   April 2014 - Nancy, thank you for underwriting a Lowe's gift card!! We are always picking up things from Lowes so this will be handy. Thanks so much!!

Nola Stans, Tara Loftus, Eileen Kane, Sue Kopp, Donna Powell, Herman Kafura, Sharon Dockins, Karen Marcus, Cynthia Haskell, Janice Foti, David Vinjamoorie, Jill Post, Cathy Welch, Vicki Edmonds Gaw, Eric Pliner, Allison Pish, Angela Edwards, Adrienne Simms, Patricia Clements, Leda Tilton, Jennifer Glave, Thomas Vohringer, Cheryl Studer, Sharon Giese, Lauri Hall, Ann Murphy, Geomiece Crocker   April 2014 - Many, many thanks to all of you for donating to our "Spring Cleaning" promotion!! Your donations will help us purchase the tools and supplies needed to equip our Caregivers for some heavy duty spring cleaning!

Peggy Allison   April 2014 - Thank you, Peggy, for donating to our continual need of PPE Supplies. You donation will help us purchase respirator masks and other protective needs for our Caregivers. Thanks so much!!

Ruta Desai, Mark Plunkett, Liz Cowdery   April 2014 - Ruta, Mark and Liz, thanks to all of you for your donations to Liz's General Medical Fund!! We are grateful for your support of this ongoing need.

Kathy and Nathan Brigger   April 2014 - Kathy and Nathan, thank you for your automatic monthly donation to underwrite Nolvasan Solution from our wish list needs!! We appreciate you so much!

Theresa Ochenkoski, Susan Ward   March 2014 - Many thanks to Theresa and Susan for underwriting fresh fruits and vegetables for the Girls!!! They love their produce! Your support is greatly appreciated.

Marissa Pavlak   March 2014 - Marissa, thank you for underwriting sugar free jelly beans!! They make a perfect little treat for the Girls.

Joy Kent   March 2014 - Joy, thanks so much for your donation of Red Cell for the Girls! A special thanks for underwriting one pair of forest chaps and air filters for our PAPRs!! We really appreciate all you do.

Brinda Maxwell, Kenneth Martin   March 2014 - Thank you, Brinda and Kenneth, for making generous contributions to Liz's General Medical Fund!! This fund helps with Liz's ongoing medical expenses. Your support is truly appreciated!

Monica Gaidhane   March 2014 - Monica, thanks for underwriting probiotics gel for Lizzie!! We are grateful for your support of this ongoing need.

Kathy Mickel   March 2014 - Kathy, thanks for underwriting scented oils for the Girls through our "Perfume" for a Pachyderm promotion in honor of Janna Makaeva and Nancy Haner. These donations will provide an assortment of scents that will be used to provide enrichment for the Girls. Thanks for your support!

Jenne Patterson   March 2014 - Thank you, Jenne, for underwriting a 14" rasp. These are definitely an ongoing need in the foot care of the Girls. THANKS FOR YOUR SUPPORT!!

Cynthia Hanson   March 2014 - Cynthia, thanks so much for underwriting peanut butter for the Girls! We also received a matching gift for your donation which makes it even better. Your support is greatly appreciated!!

Pitak Skulkaew   March 2014 - Pitak, thank you for underwriting fresh fruits and vegetables in honor of Shirley! We will be sure she receives some special treats as well as her buddies. We appreciate your support!

Elaine Weber   March 2014 - Elaine, thanks so much for donating 3 each 14" rasps, 15 packs of Xacto assorted carving router sets, 15 X3261 Wood Carving knives and 15 X3206 Aluminum Handle knives!!! These are an ongoing need for our Caregivers to provide foot care for the Girls. THANK YOU!!!

Ivy Lessner   March 2014 - Ivy, thank you for underwriting fresh fruits and vegetables for the Girls...always a need! A special thanks for underwriting one pack of the Daylight Dimmable LED Light Bulbs. This is great!!!

Jenny Alcantara   March 2014 - Thank you, Jenny, for underwriting Mangoes and Sugar Snap Peas for Winkie and a special thanks for donating to Liz's General Medical Fund!! Thanks so much for helping with these ongoing needs.

Terrie Aul, Gwen Salemo   March 2014 - Many thanks to Terrie and Gwen for making donations to Liz's General Medical Fund! Your support of this ongoing need is truly appreciated!!!

Richard Vigneault   March 2014 - Richard, thanks so much for donating to the Skid Steer Auger Attachment! This piece of equipment will help us get facility projects completed much easier and faster. Thanks for your support!!!

James VanArsdel   March 2014 - James, thank you for underwriting Ocean Spray Whole Cranberry Sauce for Frieda!! We appreciate your support of this need.

Anonymous Donor   March 2014 - Our Anonymous Donor has made some wonderful contributions to our wish list needs this month in addition to the ongoing monthly support of Liz's General Medical Fund by being the first to underwrite Daylight Dimmable LED light bulbs for the barns. This helps us with our green practices at the Sanctuary. And last, but not least, our Q Barn Caregivers will be pleased to get the jumbo roll of heavy duty disposable towels for their barn as well. THANKS SO MUCH!!!

Tami Kirkhuff   March 2014 - Woo Hoo!!! Many thanks to Tami for underwriting multiple items from our wish list...one Recycle Bin, "Perfume" for a Pachyderm (scented oils), Emergen-C for our Caregivers, a 14" Rasp for foot care, baking soda, one Xacto Handle #3206, Xacto Carving Routers, Gatorade and Simple Green!!! THANK YOU, THANK YOU!!!

Debz Laverentz   March 2014 - Thank you, Debz, for your wonderful donation to underwrite Mangoes and Sugar Snap Peas for Winkie and fresh fruits and vegetables for all the Girls!! A special thanks for underwriting "Perfume" for a Pachyderm in honor of Linda Largent! This special "perfume" is actually scented oils that will be used as enrichment for the Girls.

Charles Dougherty   March 2014 - Charles, thanks so much for donating four bottles of CoQ10 with Hawthorn Berry for Shirley!! She gets these dietary supplements regularly. Your support is greatly appreciated!

Valerie Marini   March 2014 - Valerie, thanks so much for underwriting Super Daily Senior Canine Vitamins and one of the much-needed Recycle Bins!! Woo Hoo!!!

Marilynn Robinson   March 2014 - Thanks to Marilynn for underwriting fresh fruits and vegetables for the Girls and scented oils aka "Perfume" for a Pachyderm!! These scents will be used in our enrichment program for the Girls.

Kathy and Nathan Brigger   March 2014 - Many thanks to Kathy and Nathan for your monthly support to underwrite Nolvasan Solution!! We are grateful for your ongoing support.

Beverley Rhinesmith Pape   March 2014 - Beverley, thanks for purchasing fresh fruits and vegetables for the Girls and Emergen-C for our Caregivers!! This is great!!

Elefanherd   February 2014 - Go Elefans!!! Thanks for the wonderful donations to underwrite 14" rasps for foot care and enrichment toys for the Girls!!! We appreciate all you do for the Girls!

Danielle Cochran   February 2014 - Danielle, thank you for underwriting mangoes for Winkie and Gatorade for our hardworking Caregivers and Maintenance crew!! We appreciate your support!

Robert Fawcett   February 2014 - Robert, thank you so much for being the first to make a contribution toward the Skid Steer Auger Attachment!!! Our Facilities Director would be thrilled to get this much-needed piece of equipment for The Sanctuary. We are grateful for your support!!

Priscilla Marsh   February 2014 - Woo Hoo!!! THANK YOU, THANK YOU, Priscilla for underwriting one jumbo roll of heavy duty disposable towels, several boxes of Seventh Generation Laundry Detergent and last but certainly not least, one complete set of tires for our 4-Wheelers!! This is fantastic!!!

Eileen Stein   February 2014 - Eileen, thanks so much for underwriting enrichment toys for the Girls as well as contributing to Liz's General Medical Fund!! We are grateful for your support!

Arthur Magee   February 2014 - Arthur, you have made my day!! Thanks so much for underwriting half of the amount needed to underwrite the Storage Cabinet for Africa!!! This is wonderful!!

Bonnie Volz   February 2014 - Bonnie, thanks for your continued monthly donations for January and February to underwrite Cosequin Equine Powder w/MSM for the Girls! Your commitment to this need is truly appreciated!

Sarah Begeman   February 2014 - Thank you, Sarah, for underwriting sugar free jelly beans for Liz and her buddies! We will be restocking our supply soon. Thanks so much!

Patrick Donohue   February 2014 - Patrick, thank you for underwriting an aluminum scoop for the barns!! Scoops are a must-have tool for keeping the barns and yards clean and tidy. Your help is appreciated!

Joy Kent   February 2014 - Woo Hoo!!! Many thanks to Joy for underwriting the remaining reference book needed for our Vet Care Department. Thanks for all you do!!!

Sheila Governale   February 2014 - Thank you, Sheila, for underwriting a carton of trash bags! This is an ongoing need for all the barns, maintenance shop and offices. Your support is greatly appreciated!

Kelly Waicus   February 2014 - Kelly, thanks so much for underwriting two 14" rasps in honor of Evyn Johnston's birthday!! These rasps will be very helpful to our Caregivers in providing foot care to the Girls! Happy Birthday, Evyn!!

Malissa Vavra   February 2014 - Malissa, thank you for underwriting fresh fruit for our Birthday Girl, Tarra, in honor of her 40th birthday! No doubt, she will enjoy many yummy treats in celebration of her special day!

Grace Long   February 2014 - Many thanks to Grace for underwriting the Dumping Hopper Lid!! Hopefully, your donation will be an incentive for someone to help us out with the hopper. Your support is greatly appreciated!

Anonymous Donor   February 2014 - A big thank you to our Anonymous Donor for underwriting trash bags, sugar free jelly beans, peanut butter and general medical expenses for Liz!! Thanks for your ongoing support!

Laureanne Nordstrom   February 2014 - Laureanne, thanks so much for donating one pair of Forest Chaps for our Caregivers to wear while cutting browse for the Girls!! We really appreciate your support! (Please email lorenda@elephants.com with your address to receive your acknowledgment/receipt.)

Marsha Silva   February 2014 - Thank you, Marsha, for underwriting a Swiss Hoof Knive and multiple packs of Xacto Carving Routers. We use these to provide foot care to the Girls. Thanks for your help with this need!!

Ronnie Ann Rogers   February 2014 - Ronnie, thanks so much for underwriting bananas as a special treat for Tarra in honor of her 40th birthday!! Your support is greatly appreciated.

Marilynn Robinson, Sandra Cumming, Mary Boring, Jerry Kvasnicka, Maureen Kelly   February 2014 - Oh, the sweet smells continue to come in! Thanks to all of you for supporting the "Perfume" for a Pachyderm promotion to help us purchase a variety of Essential Oils for enrichment. Our Caregivers are excited about trying these new scents. Thanks so much!!!

Lori Cappello   February 2014 - Lori, thanks so much for underwriting Platinum Performance Wellness Formula for Lizzie!! We are grateful for your support!

Gail Maizel, Donna Cave, Ashley Lemay, Sandra Cumming, Betty Neimark, Marilynn Robinson, Patricia Brophy, Michelle Maloney, Terri Clemens, Michael Bletzer, Patty Gray, Steven Borin, Donna Duncan, Valerie Marini, Elise Zoli, Patricia Robinson, Vicky Farr, Lynn Kazwell, Karla Deal, Maria Gastaldi, Mary Jordan, Joan Hank, Gail Laviola, Anonymous Donor, Frances Cook, Marcus Perkins, Patricia Clements, Martha Lefebvre, Mari Lynn Quamme, Jami Kure, Jacquelin Robert, Christopher Ferron, Caryn J. Colombo, M.D., Cheryl Roman, Elise Schell, Erin O'Brien   February 2014 - Bring on the toys!!! Thanks to all of you for sharing the love with The Girls this Valentine's Day! Our "toy box" continues to grow in donations to help purchase enrichment toys. We are anxious for The Girls to try these new products. Thanks for making it happen!

Kathy & Nathan Brigger   February 2014 - Kathy & Nathan, thanks so much for your monthly donation to our wish list needs. Your contribution helped purchase the ongoing need of Nolvasan Solution. Thanks for all you do!

Gail McKenna, Dana Deluca Giglio, Erika & Keira Denker   February 2014 - Many thanks to Gail, Dana, Erika and Keira for your donations to help underwrite Liz's General Medical Fund!! A special thanks to Erika and Keira for making this special donation to Liz in lieu of birthday gifts at your birthday party. Thanks for making The Elephant Sanctuary a part of your birthday celebration. Happy Birthday to you!!

Jennifer Chew   February 2014 - Jennifer, thanks so much for underwriting fresh fruits and vegetables, dried cranberries and probiotics gel for the Girls...and a big THANK YOU for being the first to help with the Kubota mower!!

Alexandra Pattenn   February 2014 - Thank you, Alexandra!! The Girls will certainly have fun finding the popcorn treats in their enrichment toys. Thanks for underwriting popcorn pails for this purpose.

Joy Kent   January 2014 - Yay, Joy!!!!! Thanks so much for underwriting the remaining balance needed to order the Reference Book - Schalm's Veterinary Hematology, hardcover. Our Vet Care team will be pleased to get this new reference book.

Mary Scruggs   January 2014 - Mary, thanks for underwriting peanut butter for the Girls! We appreciate your support of this ongoing need.

Anna Mead   January 2014 - Anna, thank you for underwriting one Xacto Blade Handle #X3261 for our Vet Care Department. We use these when providing foot care to the Girls. Thanks for your support!!

Denise Landman, Richard Granger, Peggy Powell, Melanie Hankinson   January 2014 - Denise, Richard, Peggy and Melanie, thanks to all of you for your generous gifts to underwrite Liz's General Medical Fund! Your support is greatly appreciated!!

Paula Costa Jones, Heidi Hess Jensen, Lisa Spencer, Margot Lachman, Paige Grantham, Michelle Harris-Shields, Janet White, Peggy Buckner, Tami Lahey, Nancy Tatum, Linda Towne, Barbara Scott, Bonny Beauvais, Kathy Ferrell, Shirley Maxwell, Sarah Oakes, Donna Powell, Carol Sweet, Katherine Gould-Martin, Linda Copeland, Donna Jamison, Laura Daugherty, Sue Kopp, Suzanne Waldron, Cynthia Morrow, Janet Briganti, Shaun Lynch, Katarzyna Plona, Kathleen Murphy, Rexanne Warner, Gerald Schuytema, Carol Prestiano, Stephen Syta, Patricia Collier, Scott Clugston   January 2014 - Woot! Woot! Many thanks to all for underwriting enrichment toys for the Girls through our Toys Galore! Valentine's Promotion!! Your outpouring of support is truly from the heart. Thank you for helping us provide these toys for the Girls.

Aviram Soltes   January 2014 - Aviram, thank you for underwriting a box of mangoes for Winkie! Your support of this ongoing dietary need is truly appreciated.

Jennifer Hood, Gayle Janzen, Martha Wetter, Tina Tessina, T. Sato, Bonny Beauvais, Laura Daugherty, Sue Kopp, Denise Foehl, Darryl Leifheit, Carol Prestiano, Helen Witschi, Amanda Collins, Jane Weeks   January 2014 - Love is in the air!! A HUGE THANK YOU to all for making our "Perfume" for a Pachyderm Valentine's Promotion so successful. Our Girls will have many new scents to investigate, thanks to your support! Thanks so much!!

Valerie Marini   January 2014 - Yay, Valerie!!! Thank you for underwriting the 32" loppers for Asia and the remaining balance needed for the flip-up tool holders. These will be a big help to all the Caregivers!

Elizabeth Courtney   January 2014 - Elizabeth, thanks so much for underwriting Emergen-C for the Caregivers, Baking Soda for Asia, Sugar Snap Peas and Mangoes for Winkie and Ocean Spray Whole Cranberry Sauce for all The Girls!! It is greatly appreciated!

Norma J. Nolting   January 2014 - Norma, thanks for donating a Walmart gift card!! These are perfect for picking up those odds and ends and other needed things that arise. Thanks so much.

Elizabeth Woodrome   January 2014 - Elizabeth, thank you for underwriting a case of dried cranberries for the Girls!! They all enjoy these tasty little treats.

Arthur Magee   January 2014 - Woo Hoo!!! We have some awesome flashlights for our Caregivers...thanks to Arthur! Thank you for underwriting this need.

Nathan & Kathy Brigger   January 2014 - Nathan and Kathy, thank you for underwriting the flip-up tool holders. These will help us keep tools and other items more organized in the barns and maintenance shop. Thanks so much!

Beryl M. Panzarino   January 2014 - Beryl, thanks so much for donating an assortment of fresh apples, oranges and pears to the Girls!! Your support is appreciated!

Anonymous Donor   January 2014 - Many thanks to our Anonymous Donor for underwriting trash bags, peanut butter and last but not least, Liz's General Medical Fund! Thanks for your ongoing support!!

Sheri Schneider   January 2014 - Sheri, thank you for underwriting Emergen-C drinks for our Caregivers, especially during these cold days and nights we've been having! It is greatly appreciated.

Patricia Tanis   January 2014 - Patricia, thanks for underwriting Ocean Spray Whole Cranberry Sauce for the Girls!! They love it!!

Sherry Billups   January 2014 - Thank you, Sherry, for underwriting one case of sugar free jelly beans for Liz! I'm sure her buddies will enjoy some as well.

Valerie Marini   January 2014 - Thank you, Valerie, for underwriting two bottles of super Daily Senior Caine Vitamins for our senior doggies! We truly appreciate all you do!

Deborah Zatz   January 2014 - Deborah, thank you for donating to Liz's General Medical Fund as well as underwriting baking soda in bulk! We appreciate you!

Josephine Roccuzzo   January 2014 - Josephine, thank you for underwriting the Ensilage Fork for Asia!! The Caregivers have much more cleaning to do during the winter, when the Girls stay closer to the barn so this tool will be very much used and appreciated!

Mary Lindo   January 2014 - Thank you, Mary, for underwriting mangoes for Winkie!! We will be able to purchase several cases for her with your generous gift.

Monica Gaidhane   January 2014 - Thank you, Monica, for underwriting probiotics gel for Lizzie. We are grateful for your support of this ongoing need!

Anna Steffner, Serra McArthur, Dorothy Tamashausky, Catherine Heinzerling, Diane Mercadante, Dolores Wigman, Dr. Caryn J. Colombo   January 2014 - Anna, Serra, Dorothy, Catherine, Diane, Dolores, and Dr. Colombo... thanks so much for contributing to the ongoing need of Liz's General Medical Fund! Your support is truly appreciated!

Ashley LeMay   January 2014 - Thank you, Ashley, for being the first to donate to toward the Reference Book requested by our Vet Care Department... Schalm's Veterinary Hematology! We appreciate your support!

Amy Hennen   January 2014 - Amy, thanks for helping out with underwriting the Storage Cabinets!! Your support is truly appreciated!

Lore Hilby, Louise Carlson, Marguerite Bui, Zella Lavender   January 2014 - Lore, Louise, Marguerite and Zella...thanks to all of you for underwriting fresh fruits and vegetables for the Girls! They certainly enjoy these yummy treats.

John Ranlett   January 2014 - Thank you, John, for underwriting a tire for our 4-wheelers! With all the mileage we put on these ATVs, it doesn't take long to need a replacement. Thanks for your support!

Maryanne Cortese   January 2014 - THANK YOU, MARYANNE!!! You have made our Maintenance crew very happy with your donation to underwrite the portable roll-up welding screen.

Cindy Bagocius   January 2014 - Cindy, thanks so much stopping by to visit us at the Welcome Center and for making a donation to underwrite a pail of popcorn for the Girls! Thanks for your support!

Linda Wanzie-Geraghty   January 2014 - Linda, thank you for kicking off the new year with your donation of a Lowe's Gift Card!! We appreciate your support!