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    Cash and In-Kind Donors Honour Board

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    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 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

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