Acknowledgements 2017

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Gifts to the Sanctuary ~ 2017

Kandi Starnes

March 2017 - Kandi, thanks for underwriting two weeks' supply of allergy shots for Ronnie in honor of Emily Duren's 13th Birthday!!  Thank you for thinking of Ronnie.  HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Emily from The Elephant Sanctuary!

Jolene Galante

March 2017 - Another Pachyderm Pedicure is on the way to one of the elephants...compliments fo Jolene!!  These pedicures provide us with the funds needed to purchase foot care supplies and tools for the elephants.  Thank you, Jolene!!

Donna Mahan

March 2017 - Donna, thanks for underwriting carrots and oats flavored horse treats for the elephants as well as a Pachyderm Pedicure!! Simply wonderful!  Thank you for your support!

Richard Boner, Bonnie Volz

March 2017 - Many thanks to Richard and Bonnie!!  Your monthly commitment to purchase Cosequin Equine Powder with MSM is truly appreciated.  All of the elephants receive this supplement so we place orders regularly for this item.  THANK YOU!!

Jeffrey Clouatre

March 2017 - Jeffrey, thank you for donating to the General Medical Fund for the elephants.  With aging elephants, our medical expenses can be expensive.  Thank you for your support!!

Anonymous Donor

March 2017 - Barn Basics, Seasonal Preparedness for the Barns, peanut butter and the General Medical Fund... are are wonderful choices!!  Many thanks to our Anonymous Donor who contributed to these ongoing needs.

Lynn Mitterholzer

March 2017 - We are on a roll with the fresh fruits and veggies!  Lynn, thank you for making a donation to help with the purchase of produce for the Elephants in honor of your father, Walter Beckdahl.  A special thanks for making your gift go twice as far by sending us the paperwork to receive a matching gift through your husband's work.  AWESOME!!

Mary O'Connell, Stephen Lubben

March 2017 - Fresh fruits and vegetables are on order for the Eles!!  Thanks to Mary and Stephen for helping us out by making donations to fund this ongoing need!!  We appreciate both of you!

Karen Gownley

March 2017 - Karen, thanks for underwriting Seventh Generation laundry detergent for the barns and Gatorade for the Caregivers and Maintenance staff!!  We appreciate your support!

Joylen Kent

March 2017 - Joy, thanks so much for donating three gallons of Red Cell supplement for the elephants!!  Your continued support is always appreciated!

Emi Schweitzer and Friends (Atkinson Family, Long Family, Moorehead Family, Alison Dott, Mulcahy Family, Mr. & Mrs. Schweitzer, Singh Family, Laurie Liguzinski, Sizemore Family, Peggy Scott, Schweitzer Family)

March 2017 - Emi, thank you so very much for thinking of Flora and her friends here at The Elephant Sanctuary!  Thank you for celebrating your birthday with your friends by helping Flora and her friends.  Because of you, Emi, Flora and her friends will enjoy assorted horse treats, peanut butter, fresh fruits and veggies, hay and last but not least, their Caregivers have a Lowes gift card to pick up things they need for the barns!!!  HAPPY BIRTHDAY EMI from The Elephant Sanctuary and a huge THANK YOU to your family and friends!!!

Linda Dineen

March 2017 - Oh my goodness!!  Linda, just seeing your note made my day!  It is so wonderful to hear from you.  Thank you for the TSC gift card to Shirley!  Her Caregivers are sure to find something special, just for her!!

Leonard Riches

March 2017 - Another "Pachyderm Pedicure" is on the way!!  Thank you, Leonard, for helping us purchase the supplies we need to care for these beautiful Eles!  We appreciate your support!!

Denise Gray

March 2017 - Thank you, Denise, for underwriting a "Pachyderm Pedicure" for Shirley in memory of your brother, John.  Your support will provide foot care supplies to Shirley.  Thank you for your help with this ongoing need!!

Thomas Koslo

March 2017 - Thomas, thanks for underwriting one gallon of Nolvasan Solution for the barns and two "Pachyderm Pedicures" for the Eles!!  Funds from the pedicures are used to purchase foot care tools and supplies that we use to care for the elephants' feet.  THANK YOU!!

Greg Wood, Barbara Osenni

March 2017 - It doesn't take very long to go through a tractor trailer load of hay bales when you are sharing it with 11 elephants!!  Many thanks to Greg and Barbara for donating to this ongoing need!

Nancy Bonagura

March 2017 - What a wonderful gift to Ronnie...ten weeks of allergy shots medications!!  A huge THANK YOU to Nancy for this fantastic contribution to help Ronnie with her allergies!  Your generosity is very much appreciated.

Barbara Wood

March 2017 - Thank you, Barbara, for underwriting "Seasonal Preparedness" for the Barns!!  This fund helps our Caregivers purchase the things they need to keep their barns weatherized during colder weather. 

Charles Ray

March 2017 - Charles, thank you for donating fresh fruits and vegetables to Shirley in memory of your beloved wife, Shirley.  Your support is truly appreciated!

Barbara Jarvie, Kathryn Gresgott

March 2017 - Every house needs those essential basic items to help with the upkeep.  It is no different in the Ele barns.  Thanks to Barbara and Kathryn for donating to Barn Basics!!  This fund helps us purchase those everyday cleaning items and yard tools needed to keep the barns spic and span.  Thank you, Ladies!!

Saralee Cox

March 2017 - We use Seventh Generation Laundry Detergent at all of the barns to wash hand towels and cleaning rags, etc.  Thanks, Saralee, for donating to this continual need!!

Jan Gnadt, Shelly Newton

March 2017 - Jan and Shelly, thanks to both of you for purchasing Absorbine Veterinary Liniment for the Eles!!  This liniment is perfect for reducing swelling, itching and sore muscles.  Thanks for contributing to this ongoing need.

Rachel Fowler, Carol Cone, Elaina Wilson, Candace Klein-Loetterle, Barbara Schumann, Mikal Ullius, Ellen Kurlansky, Diane & Phillip Anderson, Judy Mickle

March 2017 - Donations for the Nikon D500 Camera & Lens Kit continue to come in, thanks to friends like Rachel, Carol, Elaina, Candace, Barbara, Mikal, Ellen, Diane, Phillip and Judy!!  Many thanks to all of you for contributing to this urgent need!

Kimberly Noel

March 2017 - Kimberly, thanks for purchasing a Pachyderm Pedicure as well as contributing to the Nikon D500 Camera & Lens Kit fund!!  We need both!  We appreciate you!

Merrill Graham

March 2017 - Merrill, thank you for your commitment to help with the veterinary care of the elephants each month!  We can't thank you enough for your continued support.

Kathy & Nathan Brigger

March 2017 - Thanks to Kathy and Nathan for their monthly donation to help us purchase Nolvasan Solution for the barns!!  Your dedicated support is greatly appreciated.

Colt Lee Burton

February 2017 - Colt, thanks so much for donating fives weeks worth of allergy shots for Ronnie!!  Anyone who has problems with allergies can relate to our sweet Ronnie.  Thank you, Colt, for helping us out with this ongoing need.

Ginna Basler, Allison Andeson, Peggy Buckner, Christy Dixon

February 2017 - Woohoo!!!  We are off to a great start on the Nikon D500 Camera & Lens Kit for the barns!!  Many, many thanks to Ginna, Allison, Peggy and Christy for getting the ball rolling on this urgent need!

Brandi Parker

February 2017 - Hay for Sukari!!!  Thank you, Brandi, for thinking of our beautiful Sukari and purchasing something special just for her.  We are grateful for all you do for her!

Sandra Draper

February 2017 - Sandra, thanks for treating the elephants with some of their favorite fresh fruits and veggies!!  Your support is greatly appreciated!

Anna Shackelford

February 2017 - A big THANK YOU to Anna for underwriting a whole lotta hay in honor of Michael Hutchings on his milestone birthday!  HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MICHAEL from The Elephant Sanctuary!

Lori DuVall

February 2017 - Lori, thanks so much for donating to an item on our wish list that may not be as appealing as other items, but one that is certainly appreciated... one gallon of Envirocide Disinfectant.  Thank you for your support!! 

Amy Akins

February 2017 - Amy, we are so glad you found us!  Welcome to TES!  Thanks so much for your donations to help us purchase peanut butter and Cosequin Equine Powder with MSM for the elephants!! 

Ruthanne Smith

February 2017 - A bigh THANK YOU to Ruthanne for underwriting 30 lbs. of popcorn pails and two "Pachyderm Pedicures"!  Thanks for pampering the Eles, Ruthanne!!

Natalie Humphreys

February 2017 - Natalie, thanks so much for underwritign a "Pachyderm Pedicure", CoQ10 with Hawthorn Berry for Shirley, Allergy Shots for Ronnie and a special thanks to your nephew for his wonderful donation of fresh fruits and veggies for the Eles!!  We will be sure to include some tasty bananas for all to enjoy!

Christina Popkin

February 2017 - Christina, thank you for underwriting a "Pachyderm Pedicure" in honor of Holly Stefanick's 16th Birthday!!  Wishing you a very Happy Birthday, Holly, from The Elephant Sanctuary!

Bean Scene Coffee House

February 2017 - A big shout out to our Canadian friends at Bean Scene for your fantastic donation to Sukari, Tange and Flora to help with their ongoing care and needs!!  Thank you for your amazing support!

Richard Boner, Bonnie Volz

February 2017 - Richard and Bonnie, thanks to both of you for your continued monthly support!  Your support helps us purchase Cosequin Equine Powder w/MSM for all of the elephants!!

Malissa Vavra & Tom Picchi

February 2017 - Malissa and Tom, thank you for your thoughtful gift of fresh fruit and veggies for Tarra in memory of Bella. What a great way to celebrate her birthday!  A special thanks to Carob, Starbuck, Hershey, Krypto, Dino and Parka!! 

Christine Fernandez

February 2017 - Christine, thanks for contributing to Seasonal Preparedness for the Barns and 18V Rechargable Batteries!!  We need all of these items to keep everythign running smoothly at the barns.  Thanks so much!

Rexanne Warner

February 2017 - Looks like another "Pachyderm Pedicure" is on the way for one of the Eles...compliments of Rexanne!  Your support helps us provide excellent foot care to the elephants. 

Shelley Reynolds

February 2017 - Thank you, Shelly, for helping us purchase trash bags from the wish list.  Trash bags aren't an attractive wish list item, but they are a necessity for all the barns and your support is greatly appreciated!!

Kathy Reed

February 2017 - Kathy, thanks for underwriting Gatorade for the Caregivers and Maintenance staff!  We like to keep this on hand to keep everyone hydrated and the elephants have been known to enjoy a sip or two!  Thanks again!

Dianne MacDonald, Barbara Ehrlich

February 2017 - Many thanks to Dianne and Barbara for donating to "Seasonal Preparedness" for the barns!!  We use this fund to purchase seasonal items such as water trough heaters, electric de-heat tape and window ice scrapers adn pipe insulation.  Thanks for your support!

Pam Lambros, June Cota

February 2017 - Pam and June, thanks for underwriting horse treats for the elephants!!  Pam, we will be sure to get some apple flavored horse treats as well.  Your donations should help us purchase quite a few bags.  Thanks for your support!

John Margerum

February 2017 - Woohoo!!  John, this is fantastic!  Thanks so much for underwriting one complete set tires for our 4-Wheelers.  These ATVs are our main source of transportation in the habitat so new tires are an ongoing need for all of the barns!

Anonymous Donor

February 2017 - Seasonal Preparedness for the Barns and the General Medical Fund are excellent choices from our wish list!  Many thanks to our faithful Anonymous Donor for donating to these ongoing needs.

Lisa Rybaczuk

February 2017 - Thanks for underwriting a box of Seventh Generation Laundry Detergent.  We use this detergent at all of the barns to wash our towels and cleaning rags, etc.  Thanks for the support, Lisa!

Diane Kushman

February 2017 - Dianne, thanks for underwriting butterscotch flavored horse treats for the elephants!  Thank you for your support!!

Joylen Kent

February 2017 - Thank you, Joy, for donating three gallons of Red Cell supplement to the elephants!!  Your continued support is very much appreciated!

Ed & Susan O'Dwyer

February 2017 - Many thanks to Ed and Susan for donating a Lowe's gift card!  Your gift will certainly help the elephants.  Please know that your thoughtfulness and generosity are truly appreciated. 

Anonymous Donor

February 2017 - A wonderful donor who wished to remain anonymous made a generous donation in memory of Rosie and Hadari to help with elephant care and ongoing needs.  Your generous support will help us purchase Gatorade, restock supplies and support our General Medical Fund expenses... a special thank you from the Africa Care Staff!

Barbara Osenni, Marilyn Miller

February 2017 - Barbara and Marilyn, thanks to both of you for thinking of Ronnie with your donations to underwrite allergy shots for her.  Thank you for your help with this ongoing need!!

Leonard Riches

February 2017 - One "Pachyderm Pedicure" coming right up!  A big THANK YOU to Leonard for underwriting this ongoing need.  Leonard, your donation helps us purchase foot care tools and supplies for the Eles!

Angie Gibson

February 2017 - Fresh fruits and veggies and the General Medical Fund are perfect gifts to the Eles, Angie!!  Thank you for your thoughtfulness and continued support.

Valerie Marini

February 2017 - Valerie, thanks for contributing to the Truck fund for Q Barn!!  We definitely need a new truck for our Q Staff.  Your support is truly appreciated!!

Kathleen McGuinness

February 2017 - Kathleen, thank you for your incredible gift to be used for the care and feeding fo the elephants!!  Your gift will help with the General Medical Fund expenses as well as purchase fresh fruits and vegetables for all of these magnificient animals!  Thank you for your generous support!!

Jen Doyon

February 2017 - Allergy shots and Greentree Wood Shavings are on the way for Ronnie and her friends...compliments of Jen!!  Thanks so much for thinking of Ronnie and her buddies at the Q Barn, Jen!

J. Christopher Ulmer

February 2017 - Thank you for your awesome donation to underwrite fresh fruits and vegetables for the elephants, Christopher!!  We order produce weekly and we appreciate all the help we can get to help fund these purchases!

Denise Thompson, Jennifer Douglas

February 2017 - Medical expenses for the elephants can be very expensive.  Thanks to Denise and Jennifer for making donations to the General Medical Fund for the elephants.  This is an ongoing need and we are grateful for your help!!

Merleene Watson

February 2017 - Excellent choices, Merleene!!  Thanks for underwriting Greentree Wood Shavings as well as fresh fruits and veggies for the Eles!!  We appreciate your support!

Brenda Robertson, Vincent Kaszyca

February 2017 - You can't go wrong with a donation toward the purchase of hay!!  We order tractor trailer loads at a time for our beautiful residents and as you can imagine, it doesn't take long to go through a load!  Thanks to Brenda and Vincent for your support!

James Burchett

February 2017 - What an awesome gift, James!  Thank you for underwriting a Pallet (50 bales) of Greentree Wood Shavings for the elephants!!  This is especially appreciated during the winter months!!

Lorene Glaus

February 2017 - Lorene, thank you for your generous gift in honor of Torrey L. Smith to purchase fresh fruits and vegetable for the elephants!!  Happy Anniversary Torrey!

Merrill Graham

February 2017 - Thank you, Merrill, for your monthly donation to help with veterinary care expenses for the Eles!!  Your continued support is truly appreciated.

Kathy & Nathan Brigger

February 2017 - As always, a big thank you to Kathy and Nathan for your monthly donation to underwrite Nolvasan Solution for the barns!!  We appreciate all you do!!

K. Miller

January 2017 -- Butterscotch flavored horse treats are on the way for the elephants...compliments of K. Miller!!  Thanks for making a donation to this ongoing need.

Jerry Williams

January 2017 - Jerry, thanks so much for your wonderful contribution toward the much-needed truck for Q Barn!!  All donations received to help with this purchase are greatly appreciated!

Donna Thomason

January 2017 - Excellent choices for the Eles, Donna!!  Thanks so much for underwriting popcorn pails, Absorbine Veterinary Liniment and a Pachyderm Pedicure for foot care!  Your support is greatly appreciated.

Barbara Skonieczny

January 2017 - Greentree Wood Shavings and fresh fruits and vegetables are perfect donations to the elephants!!  Thank you, Barbara, for contributing to both of these ongoing needs!

Diana Fitzgerald

January 2017 - Diana, thank you for purchasing fresh fruits and vegetables for Flora, Tange and Sukari in memory of Rosie and Hadari.  Thank you for thinking about them.  It is always a pleasure to talk with you, Diana!  Thanks for all you do for the elephants!!

Marie & Brian Racz

January 2017 - Marie and Brian made a donation to help underwrite a "Pachyderm Pedicure" for Shirley.  Thanks to both of you for this awesome gift to Shirley!!

Deborah Bernard

January 2017 - Probiotics Gel and Red Cell are two supplements that we use regularly for the Eles, Deborah!!  Many thanks for you donation to help with these purchases.

Maureen O'Melia

January 2017 -- Maureen, thank you for underwriting fresh fruits and vegetables for the African elephants in memory of Rosie.  Your condolences and thoughtfulness are truly appreciated!

Bean Scene Coffee House

January 2017 - A heartfelt thank you to all of our Canadian friends at Bean Scene for your amazing support to the ongoing care of Sukari, Tange and Flora in memory of Rosie.  We appreciate each and everyone of you!! 

Jennifer O'Brien, Rita Melvin

January 2017 - Fresh fruits and veggies are on the way.... a special thanks to Jennifer and Rita for your contributions to this ongoing need for the elephants!!  We are grateful for your support!

Anonymous Donor

January 2017 - THANK YOU to our Anonymous Donor for your monthly support to the General Medical Fund for the elephants!!  We appreciate all you do!

Laura Ferron

January 2017 - Probiotics Gel and a Pachyderm Pedicure... two important wish list items for elephant care!!  Thank you, Laura, for helping out with these ongoing needs!!

Marie & Brian Racz

January 2017 - Marie and Brian, thanks to both of you for donating to the Truck needed at Q Barn in memory of Rosie and Hadari.  We appreciate your support!!

Richard Boner, Bonnie Volz

January 2017 - A big THANK YOU to Richard and Bonnie for your continued monthly support to help us purchase Cosequin Equine Powder w/MSM!!  All of the elephants receive Cosequin and your support is greatly appreciated!

Lisa Smith

January 2017 - Thank you, Lisa, for underwriting two weeks of allergy shots for Ronnie in memory of Ned.  Your support is greatly appreciated!!

Mary Dozier

January 2017 - Mary, thank you for the beautiful card and thoughtful note along with your generous gift to underwite fresh fruits and veggies in memory of Rosie and Hadari.  We are so thankful to have the support of friends like you!  Thank you for thinking of Flora, Tange and Sukari!!

Daina Geiersbach

January 2017 - Daina, it definitely takes a whole lotta hay for 11 elephants!!  Thank you for making a donation to help with this ongoing need.

Michelle Hubbell

January 2017 - Michelle, thanks for underwriting allergy shots for Ronnie, Greentree Wood Shavings and assorted horse treats for the elephants!!  All are excellent choices.  Thanks for your support!

Joylen Kent

January 2017 - Joy, you are kicking off the new year just right with your monthly donation of Red Cell supplement for the elephants!!  Thanks for all you do!

Larry Kanaster

January 2017 - Larry, thank you for your fantastic donation from our wish list needs... ten Lowes gift cards!!!  These cards will be a huge help to the barns.  We appreciate your support!

Anonymous Donor

January 2017 - Assorted popcorn, Gatorade, Seventh Generation Laundry Detergent, scrub sponges and a wire brush... all compliments of an Anonymous Donor!!  Thank you for your support!

Anne Pattee

January 2017 - Anne, you have made my day!!!  THANK YOU for your incredible support to the elephants.  As you requested, your gift will be used solely for the veterinary care fo the elephants.  We are grateful for all you do for them!!

Zoe Sportsman

January 2017 - We want to give a big shout out to our friend, Zoe, for her amazing gift to the elephants!!  Zoe is a Girl Scout who is definitely making a difference.  Thank you for helping us purchase foot care supplies and tools for the elephants by underwriting five "Pachyderm Pedicures" for the Eles!!  Keep up the good work, Zoe!

Marti Gilland

January 2017 - Fresh fruits and vegetables... compliments of Marti!!  Thanks so much for helping us purchase these yummy treats for the elephants, Marti!

Abby Loewenstein

January 2017 - WOW!!!  Abby, what an awesome gift to the elephants!  Your gift will go a long way in purchasing assorted horse treats for the elephants!  Thank you for your generous support!!

Nicole Caradona

January 2017 - Nicole, thanks for making a donation to help underwrite peanut butter for the elephants!!  This is a staple item for all of the barns. We appreciate your support!

Barbara Osenni

January 2017 - Barbara, the General Medical Fund is an awesome gift to the elephants!!  They all benefit from this fund.  Thank you for supporting this ongoing need!

Anonymous Donor

January 2017 - Thanks to the Anonymous Donor who purchased a bottle of CoQ10 with Hawthorn Berry for Shirley!!  This is an ongoing need for Shirley and your support is greatly appreciated!

Elefanherd

January 2017 - A heartfelt THANK YOU to all of our Elefans who purchased fresh fruits and vegetables in memory of Rosie and Hadari for Sukari, Tange and Flora.  We appreciate all of you so very much!!

Lucy Basov

January 2017 - Lucy, thanks so much for underwriting a 2-pack of 18V Rechargable Batteries!!  We use these batteries in multiple tools at the barns and maintenance shop.  Your support is greatly appreciated!

Edith Kinnamon

January 2017 - Thank you, Edith, for underwiting a "Pachyderm Pedicure"!!  Your support helps us purchase ongoing foot care supplies and tools needed to provide foot care to the elephants.  Thank you for your support!

Merrill Graham

January 2017 - Merrill, thank you for your continued monthly support to help with vet care expenses!!  We appreciate all you do for the elephants!

Kathy & Nathan Brigger

January 2017 - Many thanks to Kathy and Nathan for your ongoing monthly donations to help us purchase Nolvasan solutionf for the barns!!  We appreciate all you do for the elephants!!

Renuka Arjundas

January 2017 - Renuka, you are the first gift to our wish list in 2017!  Thanks so much for underwriting fresh fruits and vegetables in memory of your beautiful Laikipia.  Your support is truly appreicated!

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