Our supporters

We are grateful for the encouragement, support and assistance from the many organizations and individuals.

Some helped with cash, others with in kind donations, many with sharing skills and hands on work.

In no particular order, we wish to recognize the value of these gifts

  • Maday Society, Branch 55 Seniors Centre for meeting space
  • Hawthorn Park Seniors Residence for sharing a workshop to give us a start
  • Pathways Abilities Society for a startup temporary workshop space
  • Thorkelson family for donation of tools and equipment
  • Burger family for donation of tools and equipment
  • Gorman Brothers Lumber for donated project lumber
  • UBC Okanagan, community partner projects, student projects, Outreach program, web page design and much more
  • Interior Health, start up donation, client referrals
  • Government of Canada New Horizons for Seniors grants funding
  • Trinity Foundation for shop space, community partner program support
  • JayCee guys for a lot of heavy duty work, time and equipment
  • Apex Sand and Gravel for donated time, equipment and expertise to move heavy equipment
  • Edgecombe Builders for donated electrical work for the new shop
  • Desjardins Contracting for help with a water supply
  • Kelowna Community Resources for promotion and guidance support
  • Rotary Clubs in Kelowna for their encouragement and funding support
  • Uptown Rutland Business Association for encouragement and access to community events
  • Hospital Employees Union for recognizing our work with generous cash donations
  • Tolko Industries for donated project lumber
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada for funding and ongoing relationship with UBCO