Acknowledgements 2017

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Gifts to the Sanctuary ~ 2017

Marti Gilland

May 2017 - Marti, you sure know how to pamper the Elephants with Pachyderm Pedicures and Assorted Horse Treats!!!!  Thank you for your thoughtfulness!!!

Jeff Brinkman

May 2017 - The Elephants are in for a treat with Popcorn Pails & Assorted Horse Treats on their way thanks to Jeff!!!!  These are always a favorite of the Elephants.  Thank you so much!!!!

Sharon Dunn

May 2017 - Sharon thank you so much for the donation towards Absorbine Veterinary Liniment!!!  This is greatly appreciated!!!

Francesca Goble
May 2017 - Francesca you are awesome!!! Thank you for your donation towards Assorted Horse Treats for the Elephants, Allergy Shots for Ronnie, Pachyderm Pedicure, Gatorade, Fresh Fruits & Vegetables, A Whole Lotta Hay, Sand Piles for the Elephants, Greentree Wood Shavings, Popcorn Pails and Peanut Butter!!!! You really know how to treat the Elephants!!!!
Valerie Marini May 2017 -  Thank you Valerie for your donation towards the purchase of hay!!!  It is definitely a favorite to all of the elephants!!! Thanks!!!
Gwen Jones May 2017 - Gwen, thanks for underwriting assorted horse treats for the elephants!!  These are great treats to give them when the Caregivers are working with their foot care or PC training.  Thank you for your support!
Stephen E. Oshrin May 2017 - Awesome!!!  Thank you for your very generous donation to purchase an iPad for the Vet Care Team!!!! Your donation is greatly appreciated!!!
Norman & Esther Harris May 2017 - Wow!!! What a generous donation to help purchase the iPads for the barns and Vet Care Staff!!!  Thank you Norman and Esther so very much!!!
Erika & Pete Creech, Linda P. David, Marie Hibschweiler, Merry L. Harsh May 2017 - We are off to a great start in purchasing the iPads for the barns and Vet Care Staff!!!  Thank you Erika & Pete, Linda, Marie & Merry for your generous donations!!!
Anonymous donor May 2017 - Thank you for your generous donation for the General Medical Fund and for sand piles!!! With our aging elephants the sand piles make lying down so much easier!!!
Ed Montgomery May 2017 - Thank you for the pachyderm pedicure and hay for Billie!!  We know she will love the pampering you have provided!  Your support is greatly appreciated!!!
Alliance For Animals May 2017 - Thank you for your thoughtfulness in helping Winkie's medical care with her declining health!!! We know you love Winkie just like we do!!! A great big thank you for your help!!!
Candice Fielek, Ruth Marie Wise, Sharon Amorosa, Annette & Bob Barletta, Lynn Smith. May 2017 - Wow!! The elephants are going to really get pampered this month with the awesome pachyderm pedicures you donated.  Thank you Candice, Ruth Marie, Sharon, Annette & Bob & Lynn so much for thinking of the elephants!!!
Merrill Graham May 2017 -  Thank you, Merrill, for your continued monthly support to the veterinary care of the elephants at The Sanctuary.  Your support is truly apprecited!!
Trevor Wiley, Jeanine Zmigrodski, Phyllis Shulder, Lauren Gibson  May 2017 - Thanks to Trevor, Jeanine, Phyllis & Lauren more fresh fruits & vegetables are on the way to the elephants and Sissy's favorite fruit!!! Your donation is greatly appreciated!!!
Kathleen & Nathan Brigger May 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.
Susan McIntosh  May 2017 - More fresh fruits & vegetables are on their way to the eles, & some extra mangoes for Winkie!!! A big thanks for your thoughtfulness!!!
Kimberly Hawke, Erin O'Brien, Jamie Reagin, Patricia Kirby, Tina Cameron May 2017 - More assorted horse treats are on the way!  A big THANK YOU to Kimberly, Erin, Jamie, Patricia & Tina for thinking of the eles!!!  Thank you for your ongoing support!!!!
Andrea Replansky May 2017 - Andrea, thank you for your awesome donation to purchase some of the elephants' favorite fruits and veggies in memory of Rachel Replansky Bailey.  Your gift is greatly appreciated! The staff wishes to express their deepest sympathy in the loss of your loved one.
Richard Boner May 2017 - We can always count on you for your monthly support in purchasing Cosequin for the elephants!!! Thank you so very much for your continued support!!!
Judy Washuk, Holly Hernandez, Natalie Skipworth, Barbara Osenni, Sue Dempsey May 2017 - Judy, Holly, Natalie, Barbara & Sue, 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!!
Donna Wetterlund May 2017 - Thank you Donna for thinking of our General Medical Fund for the Eles in honor of your friend's birthday!!! Happy Birthday Karen from all the staff at The Elephant Sanctuary.  
Jeanne Andrews May 2017 - WOW!!! Thank you for the generous donation for allergy shots for Ronnie!! With spring having arrived these will certainly help Ronnie with all her itchiness!! Thanks!!!
Helen Tomilson May 2017 - Thank you Helen for the absorbine veterinary liniment!!! This will help sore achy joints!!! Thanks so much!!!
Leonard Riches May 2017 - Leonard, we can always count on you to pamper our eles with pachyderm pedicures!!!  Our eles love to be pampered!!! Thank you so very much!!
Lisa Prague May 2017 - Lisa, the eles will love the popcorn you donated in honor of your 14th anniversary gift!!  Thank you for your thoughtfulness!!!
Susan Kucera

May 2017 - Susan, the donation for seasonal prepardedness will be put to good use with the season changes.  Thank you so much!!!

Lori DuVall

April 2017 - Lori, we can always count on you to donate Red Cell, Allergy shots for Ronnie, Probiotics Gel, Seventh Generation Laundry Detergent, Assorted Horse Treats for the Eles!!  Thank you so much for your continued support!!!

Gail Hawraney, Matthew & Kimberly Grivner, Jerry Williams

April 2017 - Gail, Matthew, Kimberly & Jerry, we should see some awesome pictures of the Eles taken with this camera!!!  Thanks for helping make this purchase possible!!!

Ann Howland

April 2017 - Ann, the donation of sand will be enjoyed by the Eles!!  Thank you for your thoughtfulness!!

Monica O'Reilly

April 2017 - Monica, you really know how to pamper the Eles!!!  There will be pachyderm pedicures for all the Eles!! Thank you so much.  

Hafeiza Maharaj, John Goodman

April 2017 - Hafeiza & John, thank you so much for the donation of allergy shots for Ronnie!  With spring here and all the new grass growing Ronnie will greatly appreciate her allergy shots you donated!!!

Anonymous donor

April 2017 - Your ongoing support of the elephants is greatly appreciated!!  We can always count on you for heavy duty disposable towels, hay, peanut butter and sand!!!

Karon Waybright, Kimberly SanFanandre, Hafeiza Maharaj.

April 2017 - Karon, Kimberly & Hafeiza, you really know how to pamper the Eles!! Thanks for underwriting assorted horse treats. All the elephants love these!!

Vincent Kaszyca

April 2017 - Thank you Vincent for your donation towards the purchase of hay!!!  It is definitely a favorite to all of the elephants!!! Thanks!!!

Barbara Osenni, Vicki Kral, Angie Gibson

April 2017 - Barbara, Vicki & Angie, thank you for your awesome donation towards general medical fund for the elephants!!!  Your gift is greatly appreciated.  

Taylor Clark and her Kindergarten class

April 2017 - A big shout out to Ms. Clark's kindergarten students who donated their ice cream money to buy Shirley her favorite treats.  We will make sure Shirley gets some assorted horse treats from all of you!!  Thanks so very much!!

Bean Scene Coffee House

April 2017 - Our friends at The Bean Scene Coffee House rock!! Thanks for your amazing support to the Africian elephants.  We should see some awesome photos of Sukari, Tange & Flora with the new Nikon camera.  Thank you for your committment to purchase this new camera for the Africian Barn!  

Jane Martin, Adrienne Bardone

April 2017 - Jane & Adrienne, thank you for your awesome donation towards vet care for the elephants!!  Your gift is greatly appreciated.  

Avis Vermilye, Brian Capon

April 2017 - Your donations will allow us to purchase the thermal imaging phone attachment for one of the barns. What a great help this will be for the caregivers and the elephants!!  Brian, thanks for the additional donation that will help purchase the Nikon Camera for the barn.  

Kalpna Patel, Richard Boner

April 2017 - Kalpna & Richard, we can always count on you to help out with our ongoing need of Cosequin Equine Powder w/MSM!!  Thank you for your continued support to the elephants.

Bonnie Sahn and Jo Magruder

April 2017 - Woohoo!!!  Bonnie and Jo, thank you for your awesome donation to purchase some of the elephants' favorite fruits and veggies.  Your gift is greatly appreciated!

Susan McIntosh, Debbie Sides

April 2017 - Fresh fruits and veggies... compliments of Susan and Debbie!!  Many thanks for donating to this ongoing need for the elephants.

Hannelore Richardson

April 2017 - Our beautiful Shirley will be enjoying quite a few apples thanks to Hannelore!!  Thanks for thinking of Shirley and sending a donation for one of her favorite fruits!

Mary Hollingsworth

April 2017 - Mary, thank you for your thoughtful gift to Flora... a pachyderm pedicure in memory of David and Sheila Balding.  Your support is truly appreciated!

Leonard Riches, Kathleen Darling, Jo Clark, Mary Shirley, Sharon Dunn

April 2017 - Pachyderm Pedicures seem to be a favorite these days -- just in time for spring!  Many thanks to Leonard, Kathleen, Mary,Jo and Sharon for pampering our elephants.  We appreciate all of you!!

Tara Loftus

April 2017 - Tara, thanks so much for underwriting Barn Basics!!  This ongoing  fund is used to help our Caregivers purchase the basic tools and supplies they need to kee the barns spic and span.  Thanks for your support.

Joylen Kent

April 2017 - Joy, thanks for monthly donation -- three gallons of Red Cell Supplement!!  We certainly appreciate your ongoing committment to purchase this supplement for the elephants. Thank you!!

RuthAnn Lane

April 2017 - This is simply wonderful, RuthAnn!!  Thank you so much for underwriting the African and Asian Elephant Teeth Replicas for our Care Staff and Education Department.  Your support is truly appreciated!

Patricia Crowe

April 2017 - Carrots and Oats flavored horse treats, molassses flavored horse treats, CoQ10 with Hawthorn Berry, Probiotics Gel, Allergy Shots for Ronnie and a Pachyderm Pedicure have been underwritten in loving memory of Dyckman Vermilye.  Patricia, thank you so very much for all of these thoughtful gifts to the elephants!!

Elaine Weber

April 2017 - What an awesome gift, Elaine!  THANK YOU from all of the Care Staff for your generous donation to purchase enrichment items for the elephants!!  You have made our day!

Ellyn Taylor

April 2017 - Ellyn, thanks so much for underwriting fresh fruits and vegetables for Shirley!!  Thanks for all you do for the elephants.  We appreciate you!

Lynda Maroney

April 2017 - Lynda, thank you for your generous donation to The Sanctuary!  Your gift will be used to purchase hay for the elephants.  It takes a whole lotta hay to feed 11 elephants!  Thank you for your support!!

Laurie White

April 2017 - Woohoo!!!!  Laurie you have made our day!  Care Staff will be thrilled to get the new Thermal Imaging Camera Attachment.  Thank you for making this possible with your generous donation!

Kathy & Nathan Brigger

April 2017 - Kathy and Nathan, thank you for your April donation to help underwrite Nolvasan Solution for the barns.  Your ongoing support is always appreciated!!

Merrill Graham

April 2017 - Thank you, Merrill, for your continued monthly support to the veterinary care of the elephants at The Sanctuary.  Your support is truly apprecited!!

Ramona Isbell

April 2017 - Ramona, you selected two wonderful wish list needs:  fresh fruits and veggies and the General Medical Fund for the Elephants!!  Thank you for supporting these ongoing needs!

Barbara Skonieczny

March 2017 - Absorbine Veterinary Liniment, Allergy Shots for Ronnie, Fresh Fruits and Vegetables and Apple flavored Horse Treats are all compliments of Barbara!!  All of these items are very much appreciated, Barbara!  Thank you for your support!!

Jami Dauber

March 2017 - Jami, thanks so much for underwriting a Pachyderm Pedicure for one of the elephants in honor of your Mom's birthday!!  Happy Birthday wishes to you Mom from The Elephant Sanctuary!

Donna Thomason

March 2017 - Donna, you really know how to pamper the Eles!! Thanks for underwriting assorted horse treats, Probiotics Gel, Absorbine Veterinary Liniment and a Pachyderm Pedicure!  Excellent choices!

Susan Vaughan, Deziree Wolgemuth

March 2017 - More fresh fruits and veggies are on the way!  A big THANK YOU to Susan and Deziree for your generous contributions to this ongoing need for the elephants!!  Welcome to The Elephant Sanctuary family!

Charles Ray

March 2017 - Charles, thank you for underwriting fresh fruits and vegetable for Shirley!!  We will be sure she receives some of her favorite produce treats.  Thank you for your support!

Janus Foundation

March 2017 - A big thanks to our friends at Janus Foundation for offering a matching gift program to their employees.  Janus Foundation matched Amy Akin's underwriting gift to purchase Cosequin Equine Powder w/MSM and Peanut Butter.  Thanks so much!!

Maia Pfeiffer

March 2017 - Maia, thanks for underwriting assorted horse treats for the elephants!!  These are great treats to give them when the Caregivers are working with their foot care or PC training.  Thank you for your support!

Aimee Wolgemuth

March 2017 - Welcome to The Elephant Sanctuary, Aimee!!  A special thanks for your donation to purchase fresh fruits and vegetables in honor of your sister's birthday!  Happy Birthday to your Sister from all of us at The Elephant Sanctuary!

Brenda Lavieri

March 2017 - Many thanks to Brenda Lavieri and Fuel So Good Coffee Roasters for your wonderful donation to help us purchase sand piles for the elephants!!  We appreciate your support!

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, Karen and Grey Miller

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, Judy, Karen and Grey!!  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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