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Our Partners and Donors


Individuals are, in aggregate, by far the largest donors to Nanoose Community Services. We have not asked for permission to publish their names and some have requested anonymity. Their generous donations range from $20 to $11,500 including:

  • Food Program donations to purchase local grocery store gift cards and Good Food Boxes for people in need of support in affording food
  • Pet Card donations
  • Elf sponsors and Tree donors who gave Elf gifts and sponsored families
  • Donors during the Christmas fundraising period November-December who give generously
  • Many other generous individuals who contributed throughout the year via local fundraising events and online.

Grants, Foundations, Trusts, Community Clubs & Events that help fund our programs

  • Art in the Garden – Lesley & Mike Seselja
  • Benefaction Foundation
  • Knox Church – Barney Bentall & The Cariboo Express Concert
  • Nanoose Bay Lions Clubs
  • Pearson Butterfly Fund
  • Regional District of Nanaimo Community Grant
  • TD Community Banking

Community Partners

We have partners in the Oceanside community we refer participants to when their needs are above and beyond our resources. Among them are these key organizations:

  • Forward House Parksville
  • Loaves and Fishes Food Bank
  • Parksville Community Career Centre
  • SOS
  • Salvation Army

We purchase gift cards from

  • Quality Foods
  • Bosley’s Pet Store

Organizations and Businesses

Thanks to all the help from these local organizations and businesses:

  • Animal Rescue Society
  • Art in the Garden
  • Bosley’s by Pet Valu
  • Canada Post
  • Cascadia Liquor
  • Coastal Credit Union
  • Duke and Duchess
  • Fairwinds
  • Fairwinds Community Association
  • Karen Kenyon Personal Real Estate Corporation – Royal LePage
  • Knox United Church
  • Nanoose Bay Art Group
  • Nanoose Bay Cafe
  • Nanoose Bay Dental
  • Nanoose Bay Walking Club
  • Nanoose Family Dentistry
  • Northwest Bay Yoga and Movement
  • Quality Foods
  • Rusted Rake Brewing
  • Springford Farm
  • St. Mary’s Anglican Church
  • The Wee Drammers