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Cash and In-Kind Donors Honour Board

Thank You To Our Donors

Thank you to our many generous donors who help us improve and expand access to essential programs, collections and services. To donate, visit www.yourlibrary.ca/donations or any RPL branch.

Cash and In-Kind Donations Received in 2016

Donations $20,000 and up:

Friends of the Library

Donations $5,000 - $19,999:

The Ben & Esther Dayson Charitable Foundation; Richmond Public Library Endowment Fund in the Richmond Community Foundation – Kronier & Sparrow Ltd; Vancouver Foundation; N & Z Futures Ltd.

Donations $1,000 - $4,999:

Alan Burns

Donations $500 - $999:

Anonymous (1)

Donations $300 - $499:

Anonymous(1); Greg Buss; Susan Walters

Donations $200 - $299:

United Way; Susan Koch; Simon Tang; Robbin Greig; CFUW Evening Book Club; CFUW Afternoon Book Club; Ancient Mariners Book Club; All Sorts Book Club

Donations $100 - $199:

Anonymous (1); WorkSafe BC; Robin Leung; Christiana Shum; Adil Arda Minocherhomjee; Tuesday with Women Book Club; Ironwood Evening Book Club; Mariner’s Village Book Club; Seventh Heaven Book Club; Friends of the Richmond Public Library; Ya Ya Sisters Book Club; Richmond Glitterbugs Book Club

Donations $50 - $99:

Traci Corr; Chaslynn Gillanders; Cindy McPherson; Sharon Doucelin

Donations up to $50:

Anonymous (4); Peter Yeung; Denis Deyneko; Kara Mintzberg and Josh Gibbons; Alexis Rothschild; Kin Lung Ho; Jin Song Guo; Rachel Eaton

Cash and In-Kind Donations Received in 2015

Donations $20,000 and up:

Friends of the Library

Donations $5,000 - $19,999:

The Ben and Esther Dayson Charitable Foundation; Richmond Public Library Endowment Fund in the Richmond Community Foundation - Kronier & Sparrow Ltd.; Vancouver Foundation

Donations $1,000 - $4,999:

Alan Burns;Jiumn-Ming Huang

Donations $200 - $999:

Anonymous; Greg Buss; Robbin Greig; Peter Kafka; Susan Koch; Robin Leung; Simon Tang; Susan Walters

Donations $100 - $199:

Allsorts Book Club; Amigas Book Club; CFUW Mystery Book Club; Kashmiro K. Chahal; Diane Cousar; Dewey’s Dames Book Club; Richard and Carolyn Hart; Ladies of the Green Book Club; Charlotte Lee; Cindy McPherson; Municipal Pension Retiree’s Association; Queen’s Gate Book Club; Richmond Glitterbugs Book Club; Seventh Heaven Book Club; United Way; WorkSafe BC; Ya Ya Sisters Book Club

Donations $50 - $99:

Boob Book Club; Traci Corr; Peter Yeung

Donations up to $49:

Darrell Basham; Sharon Doucelin; Kara Mintzberg & Josh Gibbons; Alexis Rothschild

Cash and In-Kind Donations Received in 2014

Donations $20,000 and up:

Friends of the Library

Donations $10,000 and $19,999:

Kronier & Sparrow Ltd.; National Bank Financial & Gary Wu Wealth Management

Donations $5,000 - $9,999:

The Ben and Esther Dayson Charitable Foundation

Donations $1,000 - $4,999:

Anonymous(2); Alan Burns; Jiumn-Ming Huang; Aparna Kurl

Donations $500 - $999:

Anonymous; Peter Kafka

Donations $300 - $499:

Greg Buss; Wei Ping Chen

Donations $200 - $299:

Anonymous; Robbin Greig; Susan Koch; Cindy McPherson; Starward Performance; Simon Tang; United Way; Susan Walters

Donations $100 - $199:

Allsorts Book Club; Anonymous; CFUW Afternoon Book Club; CFUW Richmond Evening Book Club; Diane Cousar; Finn Road Book Club; Friends of the Library Book Club; Cathy Gettel; Glitterbugs Book Club; Carolyn Hart; Ironwood Evening Book Club; Robin Leung; Lu Lu Belles Book Club; Mariner’s Village Book Club; Richmond Food Security Society; Richmond Kayaking Book Club; Ya Ya Sisters Book Club; Qiang Yin

Donations $50 - $99:

Trudy Harowitz; Richmond Karting & Rentals Ltd.; Deborah Turner; WorkSafeBC; Peter Yeung

Donations up to $49:

Mark Bostwick; Sharon Doucelin; Sczerkowsky Family; Temple Sholom Sisterhood

Cash and In-Kind Donations Received in 2013

Donations $20,000 and up:

Friends of the Library

Donations $5,000 - $19,999:

The Ben & Esther Dayson Charitable Foundation; Richmond Public Library Endowment Fund in the Richmond Community Foundation - Kronier & Sparrow Ltd.

Donations $1,000 - $4,999:

Alan Burns; Susan E. Lomness; Shoji Nishihata; Richmond Public Library Endowment Fund in the Richmond Community Foundation - Pat Watson; Julia A. Williams

Donations $500 - $999:

Anonymous (1); Diane Cousar; Weiping Chen

Donations $300 - $499:

Peter Kafka; Nelson Kwan; Cindy McPherson; NWM Private Giving Foundation - Cyndi & Max Mintzberg; Robert A. McMath Secondary School – UNSC Club; TELUS

Donations $200 - $299:

ABCPLD; Greg Buss; Robbin Greig; Susan L. Koch; Connie Lau; Simon Tang; Susan Walters

Donations $100 - $199:

Anonymous (1); Linda Barnes; Capilano Suspension Bridge Park; Dulce A. Cuenca; Thora J. Gislason; Michelle Johnson; Sanjiv Khangura; Siew Kiau; Municipal Pension Retirees’ Association; Elaine Peterson; Diana Tyler

Donations $50 - $99:

Ru Ying Ma; United Way

Donations up to $50:

Carole Abramson; Anonymous (4); Judith A. Bicep; Sharon Doucelin; Shayla Feldstein; Vivian Garfinkel; Bobbi Gutman; Henry Anderson Elementary School; Geng Huang; Zhihui Huang; H. Nadine Jones; Ann Kramer; Leah Levitt; Dianne J. Lewis; Betty Mintzberg; Andrew Ness; Qing Pan; Paula Rembach; Alexis Rothschild; Nazar Saeed; Ruth Singer; Francie Steen; Anita Stuart; United Way; Paula Verhoeven; Nancy Wizenberg; Judy Zack

Cash and In-Kind Donations Received in 2012

Donations $20,000 and up:

Friends of the Richmond Public Library

Donations $10,000 and up:

National Bank Financial Ltd.

Donations $1,000-$9,999:

The Ben & Esther Dayson Charitable Foundation; Alan Burns; S. Gandham; Pat Watson

Donations $100-$999:

Allsorts Book Club; Anonymous (2); Linda Barnes; BLUES Mothers Book Club; Greg Buss; Cadillac Fairview Corporation Ltd.; Finn Road Book Club; Robbin Greig; Sophie Jinfeng Guo; Rosalie Hon; Ironwood Afternoon Book Club; Ironwood Evening Book Club; Peter Kafka; Sanjiv Khangura; Susan Koch; Connie Lau; Cyndi & Max Mintzberg; Simon Tang; TELUS; Susan Walters; Ya Ya Sisters Book Club

Donations up to $99:

Rasika Aklujkar; Anonymous (2); Bernard Che; Sharon Cooper and Kenneth Sanders; Sharon Doucelin; Shani Maslovski; The Sisterhood of Temple Sholom, WRJ; Diane Sullivan

Cash and In-Kind Donations Received in 2011

Donations $1,000,000 and up:

Dr. and Mrs. Kwok-Chu Lee

Donations $10,000 and up:

Friends of the Richmond Public Library

Donations $1,000-$9,999:

The Ben & Esther Dayson Charitable Foundation; Alan Burns; Pat Watson;

Donations $100-$999:

Anonymous; Linda Barnes; Richard and Jeanne Bushey; Greg Buss; Bernard Che; Glitterbugs Book Club; Robbin Greig; Anil K. Gulati; Richard and Carolyn Hart; Ironwood Afternoon Book Club; Ladies of the Green Book Club; Connie Lau; Lu Lu Belles Book Club; Marilyn Meyer; Cyndi and Max Mintzberg; Municipal Pension Retirees Association; Richmond Women’s Resource Centre Association; Devra Faye Samson; Snacks Book Club; TELUS Corporation; Susan Walters; Ya Ya Sisters Book Club;

Donations up to $99:

Anonymous; Karuna Belani; Jerry and Estelle Bleet; Tami Bleet; Daiso Store Canada Ltd.; James Huang; Trevor and Dawn Hurwitz; Glen Kirkpatrick; Catherine Ko; Perry and Louise Mazzone; Richmond Go Kart Track; Alexis Rothschild; Peter Smolik; Christine Swanson; Amadou Toure; WorkSafeBC; Hanny Yang; Josh Yang.

Cash and In-Kind Donations Received in 2010

Donations $100,000 and up:

Richmond Chinese School Foundation

Donations $50,000 and up:

Friends of the Richmond Public Library

Donations $1,000 - $10,000:

The Ben & Esther Dayson Charitable Foundation; John Yat-Wah Lee; Scotiabank; Pat Watson

Donations $100 - $800:

Art Alafriz; Allsorts Book Club; Anonymous; William Ban; Linda Barnes; Jeanne and Richard Bushey; Greg Buss; CFUW Richmond Evening Book Club; Andy Chan; Bernard Che; Kelly Davis; Jose Maria Delgado Enage; Mabel Esteban; Jose Flores; GG Francisco; Dennis and Neva Goquingco; Anil Kumar Gulati; Robbin Greig; Irene Ho; Jen Hung; Ironwood Evening Book Club; Beryl Jeffrey; Peter Kafka; Lulu Katigbak; Connie Lau; Cyndi and Max Mintzberg; Angela O. Nevada; Anonymous; Antonion Pena; Emmanuel Raguin; Lorina Serafico; Koon Hong Siu; Simon Tang; TELUS Corporation; Jose Sevilla Varona; Valerie Wagar; Ya Ya Sisters Book Club

Donations up to $99:

Zenaida Albino; Evelyn Amurad; Anonymous; Holly Armstrong; Vicky Au-Yeung; Cenen Bagon; Hardeep Bains; Emperatriz Banting; Esperanza Banting; Rally Catherine Bernardo; Winnie Joy Bernardo; Mark Bostwick and Linda Hilts; Estela Buntan; Jayson Burden; Cindy Burgoyne; Cecille Carpio; Meena Caui; Mike Chien; Magdalene Chung; Chester Co; Julia Coe; Sandy Costimiuk; Cynthia Cruz; Josefina Cueto; Arailli ce Vera; Patrick De Vera; Christina Dionisp; Miguel Echevarria; Christine Elum; Priscilla Estrada; Delly Fairbrother; Susie Fisher; Rey Fontaleza; Sonny Francisco; Ashley Frasca; Pauline Gamboa; Manjinder Garcha; Sharon Gargaro; Gheeta; Laura Ho; Xinhua Hu; Harold Hung; Magdalene Hwang; Anna Imperial; Carlos Imperial; Rosaline May Imperial; Chris Ip; Patrick Ip; Marvie Jayme; Marvie and Jose Jayme; Emma Jusay; Tirth Kular; David Lai; Ron Lakhan; Yvette Larsen; Trieu Nang Lieu; Cecilia Lim; Ben Magcalas; Marianne Mamaril; Kan Kar Man; Victoria Marasigan; Khysen Marasigan; Colin Mathews; Ishmael Mayuga; Nora McCallum; Cynthia Mendoza; Maria Mendoza; Estelita Miller; Diane Moncur; Rene Montano; Monina Montecillo; Norender Nagra; Natasha; Eric Ng; Lily Nguyen; Albert Oh; Edwin Parcero; Bert Parungao; Albert Pastoral; Maria Pastoral; Rosa Piezas; Satish Prasad; Elisa Lee Qua; Wilfredo Rances; Ann Rees; Lani Santiago; Winston Sayson; Benny and Gail Sczerkowsky; Rajinder Sehmby; Sisterhood of Temple Shalom; Andy Stashuk; Debbie Steinwandt; Eleanor Tan; Rochelle Tan; Zehra Tejani; Edward Teodono; Edmond To; Alberto Tuiza; Cora Tuiza; Vincent Uy; Joselito Valencia; Carmelita and Harri Weichert; Westwind Elementary School, Parent Advisory Council; Natasha Whitty; Renee Wiebe; Floserpina

Cash and In-Kind Donations Received in 2009

Donations $10,000 and up:

Friends of the Richmond Public Library

Donations $1,000 - $9,999:

The Ben & Esther Dayson Charitable Foundation; Dorothy Bradley; Filipino Scotiabankers; Iready.ca Communications; Richmond Chinese School Foundation; Richmond E-Venti Marathon; Richmond Food Security Society; Scotiabank; Starbucks Coffee Company; Win Than; Gary and Pat Watson.

Donations $100 - $999:

Allsorts Book Club; Anonymous; Az-Zahraa Book Club; Jeanne and Richard Bushey; Greg Buss and Cate McNeely; CFUW Richmond Evening Book Club; CFUW Richmond Afternoon Book Group; Elaine Chiang; Garry Point Book Club; Georgeann Glover; Robbin Greig; Anil Kumar Gulati; Lea Hengstler; Ironwood Afternoon Book Club; Ironwood Evening Book Club; Karma Book Club; Connie Lau; Celina Luk; Cyndi and Max Mintzberg; Royal Bank of Canada; Dugal and Pamela Smith; Arlene Yoshikawa.

Donations up to $99:

Anonymous; Linda Barnes; Bernard Che; Yi-Ru Chen; Shelley Civkin; Sharon Doucelin; James Harcott; Irene Ho; James Zhi Hui Huang; Jiumn-Ming Huang; Chien-Hua Jen; Nicole Kosmynka; Yuen Man Lui; Nadine Nutbrown; Alexis Rothschild; George Tikkanen; Erika Torres; Cheryl and Ed Wainwright; Alex and Madeleine Watts.

Cash and In-Kind Donations Received in 2008

Donations $10,000 and up:

Friends of the Richmond Public Library; Iready.ca Communications (in-kind); Richmond E-Venti Marathon

Donations $1,000-$5,000:

The Ben & Esther Dayson Charitable Foundation; Richmond Chinese School Foundation; Starbucks Coffee Company (Make Your Mark Volunteer Program)

Donations $100-$500:

Allsorts Book Club; Albert Beh; BLUES Mother Book Club; Greg Buss; Canadian Federation of University Women - Richmond; Wen-Ying Chen; Garry Point Book Club; Lyn and Craig Greenhill; Robbin Greig; Ironwood Afternoon Book Club; Ironwood Evening Book Club; Karma Book Club; Ladies of the Green Book Club; Connie Lau; Lulu Belles Book Club; Robin Percival-Smith; RBC Foundation; John Shepherd; The University Women’s Club of Richmond Afternoon Book Group; Westwind Book Club; Leslie Wilson

Donations up to $99:

Mamie Cathcart; Doug and Celia Cooper; Sharon Doucelin; Susan Fong; Georgeann Glover; Kenny Hall; Irene Ho; Carol James; Hui Chen Jen-Hung; Randy and Janice Ling; Alyce McKay; Cyndi and Max Mintzberg; Barbara Mitchell; Maurice Van Laar; Alex and Madeleine Watts

Cash and In-Kind Donations Received in 2007

Donations $10,000 and up:

Friends of the Library; Iready.ca Communications; Or Sai Kit; Lee Hon Kit

Donations $1,000-$7,000:

The Ben & Esther Dayson Charitable Foundation; Richmond E-Venti Marathon; Canada Post Heritage Club; Starbucks Make Your Mark Volunteer Program; Richmond Sunrise Rotary Club; Richmond Chinese School Foundation; Mr. and Mrs. Peter Hung; Anonymous

Donations $100-$500:

Bernice and Isaac Messinger; Beryl Jeffrey; Robin Percival-Smith; Greg Buss; Vancity; TELUS; Connie Lau; Leslie Wilson; Cyndi and Max Mintzberg; Benny and Gail Sczerkowsky; YaYa Sisters Book Club; Judy Assoon; Mr. and Mrs. B. Bouchey; Wei Ge; Chen Liu; Tony Mabey; Doreen O’Hara; John Parker

Donations up to $99:

Anonymous; Georgeann Glover; Jen Hung Hui-Chen; Rob and Leslie MacDougall; Gail Townsley; Kam-Ho Yeung; Debbie Yu; Alpha Delta Master Chapter Beta Sigma Phi Group; Jennifer Carmichael; Sharon Doucelin; Eddie MK Leung; Mr. and Mrs. Allan Seidman; Karin Sipko; Irene Ho; Mr. and Mrs. Stephen Fader; Alisa Meurrens; Anonymous; Wenhao Sun; Dave and Lisa Breen; Anonymous; Randy Ling; Mr. and Mrs. L. Raphael; Mr. and Mrs. Kramer; Mr. and Mrs. Ling; Robert Evans; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Laimon

Cash and In-Kind Donations Received in 2006

Donations $50,000 and up:

TD Canada Trust

Donations $20,000-$25,000:

Mr. Kwok-Chu Lee

Donations $10,000-$14,999:

Iready.ca Communications; Or Sai Kit

Donations $5,000-$9,999:

The Ben & Esther Dayson Charitable Foundation; Vancouver International Airport Authority

Donations $2,500-$4,999:

TD Bank Financial Group; Richmond E-Venti Marathon

Donations $1,000–$2,499:

Canada Post Heritage Club Vancouver-Fraser Chapter No. 30; CUPE 3966; Ben Dayson; Friends of the Library; Richmond Sunrise Rotary Club; Starbucks Coffee Company

Donations $500-$999:

Lyn Greenhill; Robin Percival-Smith; Richmond Lion’s Club

Donations $250-$499:

Greg Buss; Canadian Federation of University Women – Richmond; Cate V. McNeely; Gregory Smith; Taipei Economic & Cultural Office

Donations Up to $249:

Jane Anderson; Henry Beh; Anita Chan; Irene Chapman; Celia Cooper; Dulce Cuenca; Peggy Doi; Sheri Duguid; Brenda Floyd; Friends of the Richmond Public Library (in memory of Eleanor Henricksen); Vivian Garfinkel; Roberta Hawbolt; Diane Hirata; Irene Ho; Karma Book Club; Vit Laisanitselikul; Connie Lau; Jie Li; Loosey Gooseys Book Club; Lulu Belles Book Club; Patricia McAllister; Bill McNulty; Cyndi and Max Mintzberg; Doreen O’Hara; John Parker; Lynn Pugh; Si Yun Qin; Dorothy Rogerson; Marge Sakata; Noreen Timms; Leslie Wilson; Chun Yan You

Cash and In-Kind Donations Received in 2005

Donations $25,000 and up:

Kwok-Chu Lee

Donations $20,000 - $24,999:

Friends of Richmond Public Library

Donations $10,000 - $19,999:

Ben & Esther Dayson Charitable Foundation; Eugene H. Greczmiel

Donations $5,000 - $9,999:

TD Canada Trust; Vancouver International Airport Authority

Donations $1,000 - $4,999:

Canada Post Corp. Heritage Club – Van-Fraser Chapter; Tung & Shirley Chan “Ji Shen Fund”

Donations $500 - $999:

Richmond Chinese School Foundation; Robin Percival-Smith

Donations $100 - $499:

Henry Beh; Lesley Wood Bernbaum; Greg Buss; Connie Lau; Shirley Lew; Cate McNeely; Municipal Pension Retirees Association; Doreen O’Hara; John Parker; Third Monday Book Club; Leslie Wilson

Donations up to $99:

Jocelyn Alexander; Isobel Andrews; Patricia Atkinson; Evelyn Brown; Wendy Brayer; Jane Campbell; Anita Chan; Maxine Dureault; Jean Garnett; Garry Point Book Club; Audrey Gordon; Leslie Horsman; Louise Hudson; Mary Jamison; Marilyn R. Jones; Pearl Jones; Barbara Kinahan; Betty Kronier; Kathy Lewis; Nancy Maranda; Sophie McDougall; Judy McIntyre; Laria McKee; Suzan McLoughlin; Mary Lou Miles; Sylvia Munro; Albert Ng; Jane Ogorman; May Pegg; Elaine Peterson; Margaret Picard; Jerry Pickard; Hongwei Qi; Mary Semple; Brenda Swinton; Agnes Thompson; Denise Thorsteinson; Nathalie Turmeau; Kam-Ho Yeung

Cash and In-Kind Donations Received in 2004

Donations $15,000 - $49,999:

Friends of Richmond Public Library; Eugene Greczmiel; Kwok-Chu Lee

Donations $10,000 - $14,999:

CanWest Global Foundation/Vancouver Sun Raise-A-Reader Program; Siu Chi Chan, Yin Ling Mak, Hing Lung Chan, Wan Yin Chan

Donations $5,000 - $9,999:

Iready.ca Communications; Richmond Chinese Community Society; Richmond Community Foundation; TD Friends of the Environment Foundation (Richmond Chapter); Vancouver International Airport Authority

Donations $1,000 - $4,999:

3M Canada; Ben Dayson; Project Literacy Richmond; Sino United Publishing (Canada) Ltd.; TD Canada Trust; The Vancouver Foundation Tung and Shirley Chan “Ji Shen” Fund

Donations $500 - $999:

Island Key Computer Ltd.; Richmond Lions Club; Gregory Smith

Donations $100 - $499:

Henry Beh; Greg Buss; Colleen Chambers; Shelley Civkin; Joan Coles; E.C. Coles and G.R. Coles; Garry Point Book Club; IODE Richmond Chapter; Connie Lau; Cate V. McNeely; McNeely Parents Advisory Council; Councillor Bill McNulty; Ronald and Judith Nacht; Toby Nacht; Doreen O’Hara; Rotary International – Caring About Kids; Christiana Shum; Stacey Szeplabi; Taipei Economic & Cultural Office; Toronto Stock Exchange; Leslie Wilson; Jing Huey Yang; Arlene Yoshikawa; Grace Yu

Donations up to $99:

Shirley Barnett; Mr. and Mrs. Shaune Brownrigg; Vladimir Bulatovic; H.J. Cambie Secondary School; Anita Chan; Chi Kuan Chien; Nicole Davis; Kevin Elston; Dorothy Fairbairn; Georgeann Glover; Mr. and Mrs. Bernhard Goosen; Sarah Gordon; Hsiang-Chin Ho; Margaret Johnstone; Aline MacDonald & Family; Roger and Mary McNeely; Minoru Seniors Society; Moh Ng; John Parker; Mary-Ann RL Puno; Arnold Silber; Kam-Ho Yeung

Cash and In-Kind Donations Received in 2003

Donations 20,000 and up:

Mr. and Mrs. Ben Dayson; East Richmond Community Association; Friends of Richmond Public Library

Donations $1,000 - $2,999:

Canada Post Heritage Club; The Vancouver Foundation Tung and Shirley Chan “Ji Shen” Fund, John and Ruth Collison; Sino United Publishing (Canada) Ltd.; Frank Stephan; Yosef Wosk

Donations $500 - $999:

Army, Navy & Air Force Veterans in Canada Unit 284; In memory of Alma Buss; Cambie Youth Taking Charge Cambie Community Centre; CUPE 3966; Kiwanis Club of Richmond; Richmond Chinese School Foundation; Richmond Sunrise Rotary Club; Rotary Club of Richmond; Robin Smith; University Women’s Club of Richmond; Lesley Wood Bernbaum

Donations $100 - $499:

Jane Anderson; Henry Beh; Lydia Chu; Shelley Civkin; Stanley Garfinkel; Lyn Greenhill; Connie Lau; Bridget Monahan; In memory of Kent Moore and Prem Mayer; Marie Nudo; Doreen O’Hara; Manoj & Rama Singhal; Gregory Smith; Taipei Economic & Cultural office; Leslie Wilson

Donations up to $99:

Amalia Bustamante; Anita Chan; Kathy Chevreau; H.J. Cambie Secondary School, Community Committee; Rhonda Hamilton; Katharine Herring; Laura Hoff; Arlene James; Janet Kay; April Kendall; Kitsilano-Fairview Mental Health Team; Hilda & Roy Lang; Lorna Lee; Diana Lindenthaler; Edward Linnewedel; John McDonald; Penny McMordie; Perry Mazzone; Pat Miller; William Miu; Joyce Palmer; John Parker; Mary Phillips; Marcia Rheault; Marlene Romero; Linda Sakai; Ada Siu; Brenda Toyoda; Kam-Ho Yeung; Wendy Yurkovich