Our Donors

We gratefully acknowledge donations from the following individuals and organizations:

$60,000

Glasswaters Foundation

$35,000

Good Foundation

$30,000

George Galt

$25,000

Avie Bennett
Metcalf Foundation

$18,000

Rosemary Tannock

$10,000 to $14,999

Margaret Atwood
Michael Audain
Suzanne Bolton & Jeff Mooney
Chawkers Foundation
Leonard Cohen
Houser Henry & Syron
Scott Reid
Yosef Wosk

$5,000 to $9,999

Tom and Helen Galt
Harbour Publishing
The Scott Griffin Foundation
David Helwig
In honour of Katherine Leyton,  the inaugural writer-in-residence
McClelland & Stewart, an imprint of Penguin Random House Canada
TD Bank Group
In loving memory of David Toth

$1,000 to $4,999

David Bentley
Kent Bowman
Brendan Calder
Beatrice Fischer
Friends of East Lake
House of Anansi
Afra Kavanagh
Donna Kerbel
David Leith
Yann Martel
McLean Smits Family Foundation
Leslie Monkman
Eurithe Purdy
Elizabeth Randell
Clive Thompson
University of Calgary English Department
Written Word Committee of the Prince Edward County Arts Council

$500 to $999

Architectural Conservancy of Ontario – Quinte Region Branch
Stephen Bowman
County Arborist
Factoria Films
Jane and Doug Gibson
George Goodwin
Stephen Heighton
Hidden Book Press
Kowsar Holding Ltd.
Kitty Lewis
Paul Leyton
Judy Mappin
In memory of Joel McCormick
Glenna Ross
SFU English Department
Marie Slaight
David Tovell
Richard Walt
Adele Weder
Grace Wescott
Carole Zaza

$200 to $499

James Arthur
John Ayre
Anthony Black
Kate Braid
Barley Days Brewery
Nancy Bullis
Linda Crosfield
Brian Dedora
John Degen
Scott Feschuk
Friesens Printers
Jeff George
In honour of Doug Gibson
Christopher Goodwin
Heather Haley
Joy Kogawa House
Lisa Kimmel
Larry Lagowski
League of Canadian Poets
Elaine Leiba
Scotty Macdonald
Johanne Marshall
Carol Malyon
St. Joseph Media
Elspeth Wishart Menendez
William Moore
Claire and Farley Mowat
Marie Newman
Mark Nesbitt
McGill Department of English Students’ Association
Carole Nix
Danny Peart
Mary Percy
Ginger Pharand
Marjorie Phillips
Jill Pivnich
Michael Rashotte
Renee Rodin
Allan Rose
Linda Rumpf
Larry Scanlan
Rosalie Sharp
David Staines
Kara Michelle Sutherland
Hugh Thomas
Lee Trentadue
University of Western Ontario
Walrus Magazine
Wilfred Laurier University
Richard Van Dine
Paul Vermeersch
Donald Winkler

$50 to $199

Allan Aitken
Angel House Press
Aqua Books, Winnipeg
Laurie Atkin
Banff Centre
Mary Bailey
Chris Banks
Hugh Barclay
Doug Beardsley
Thomas Berger
Patricia Bertozzi
Gloria Bishop
Beret Borsos
Dan Bowditch
Carolyn Boyce
Susan Brannigan-Rampp
Raymond Brassard
Jean Brathwaite
John Brathwaite
Brian Brett
Ingrid Bron
Helen Bronskill
Reginald Bronskill
Andrew Bryant
Hamish Cameron
Stephen Chen
Patricia Commins
Judith Coombe
Dina Cox
Terrance Cox
In memory of Terrance Cox
M. Daub
Sharon David
Diane Dawber
Antony Di Nardo
Carol Dilworth
John Donlan
Stell Ducker
Susan Duncan
Miranda Durka
Adrienne Eiser
Ray Ellenwood
Daniel Elza
Everett English
David Eso
Roberta Ferrence
John and Sharie Ford
Chris Fraser
Keath Fraser
Elyse Friedman
Chris Funk
Vera Gajdicar
Henri Garand
Gary Geddes
Evan Georgiades
Mary Gielen
Nancy Gillespie
Andrew Glazin
Nora Gould
Anne Greaves
Barry Grills
Genni Gunn
Phil Hall
Ian Hanna
Linda Harris
Maureen Harris
Christianne Hayward
Sholto Hebenton
Wendy Hilliard
Maria Hindmarch
Elizabeth Holmes
Gwen Hoover
Richard Hopkins
Grace Inglis
Marni Jackson
Robert Johnson
Elizabeth Jones
Linda Jones
J M Kielar
David Kotin
Angela Kublik
Irene Ladouceur
Claire Lamont
Jean Lariviere
Cory Lavender
Dennis Lee
Lyne Lennie
David Lester
Janette Lindley
Mary Jane Lucas
Eli MacLaren
Elizabeth MacMillan
Colette Maitland
Michael Marshall
Robert Martens
Sheila Masters
Marty Mayne
Seymour Mayne
Heather McArdle
Kathleen McConnell
S. McCormick
Susan McMaster
M.E. McMurphy
Andrew McRae
Ann-Marie Metten
Marianne Micros
Milton Film Festival
Elenna Monchesky
Pamela Mosher
Erin Moure
Russ Musgrove
Matthew Nagowski
Mark Nesbitt
Bill and Peggy New
Susan Newlove
Peter C. Newman
Edward O’Connor
David Oliver
Katharine Oliver
David O’Meara
Peter O’Neill
Thomas Onion
Aimee Ouellette
Joanne Page
Nicholas Papaxanthos
Duncan Patterson
James Pelmore
Melissa Pitts
Paul Plecash
Anna Plesums
Lewis Poteet
Brooke Pratt
Robert Priest
Paul Quarrington
Meredith Quartermain
Peter Quartermain
Ian Rae
James Railton
Carol Rawson
Trevor Raymond
Colleen Reaney
Pamela Reed
Carol Reid
Stuart Ross
Wendy Roy
Julia Salverson
Pete Sarsfield
Allison Schein
Ellen Seligman
Tom Shay
Paul Sheppard
Wednesday Shomody
Merilyn Simonds
Manson Silk
Susan Slottow
Robert Smith
Adam Sol
Spring Pulse Festival
Brian St. John
Margaret Steffler
John Steffler
Susan Stenson
Sarah Stevenson
Elizabeth Strong
Vivien Taylor
Susan Teskey
Doug Thompson
Susan Thorne
Lola Tostevin
Eric Toth
David Tovell
Steve Trumper
Sheila Turcon
Richard Turtle
Lawrence Uhlin
Manon Vennat
Andrew Wainwright
Tracy Ware
Mark Warrior
Tom Wayman
Max Weder
George Whipple
Olive White
Silas White
Molly Wills
Mary Wills
Sheri-D Wilson
Tara Wohlberg
Eric Wright
Sandra Woods
John Vaillant
Vicki Ziegler

The Al Purdy Show, Koerner Hall Toronto, Feb. 6, 2013

Performers, Volunteers, and Technical Support

The following contributed their time and talent to this fundraiser:

Margaret Atwood
Ken Babstock
Dave Bidini
Bidiniband
The Billie Hollies
Jake Blackwood
George Bowering
Angela Bradfield
Kate Braid
George Elliott Clarke
Leonard Cohen
Tony Coleman
Gord Downie
Blaise Enright
Michael Enright
Alex Gagliano
Doug Gibson
Alison Gordon
Phil Hall
Ian Harper
Steve Heighton
David Helwig
Anne-Marie Jackson
Brian D. Johnson
Casey Johnson
Leigh Kotsilidis
Bob Krieger
Dennis Lee
Leslie Lester
Amanda Lowthian
Anne Mackenzie
Patricia McKinna
Laura McLeod
David Mason
Annette Murray
Briane Nasimok
Barry Peterson
Anne Pick
Gordon Pinsent
Robert Priest
Eurithe Purdy
John Reeves
Gillian Savigny
Albert Schultz
The Skydiggers
Karen Solie
Heather Spears
Alan Stein
Moez Surani
Doug Woods
Paul Zivontsis

Al and Eurithe Purdy Residency Selection Committee

Rob Budde
Marilyn Dumont
Steven Heighton
David Helwig
Ben Ladouceur
Jeanette Lynes
Karen Solie
Sarah Yi-Mei Tsiang
Ian Williams

Team Purdy

(Eastern Ontario Chapter)

Doug Gibson
Christopher Goodwin
George Goodwin (Chair)
Marni Jackson
Valerie Jacobs
Leslie Lester
Alexandra Manthorpe
Don Oravec
Duncan Patterson
Patrick White
CBC Books
Cottage Life Magazine
County Cider Company & Estate Winery
Dragonfly Design
Interprovincial Print Group
Harbour Publishing
House of Anansi Press
Real to Reel Productions Inc.
The Walrus

The Al Purdy Show: Vancouver Edition, Oct. 26, 2014

Performers and Volunteers, Publishers and Sponsors

Ken Babstock
George Bowering
Alison Braid
Colin Browne
Brad Cran
Michael Crummey
Kayla Czaga
Charles Demers
Aislinn Hunter
Daphne Marlatt
Claire Matthews
Billeh Nickerson
Sina Queyras
Roan Shankaruk
Rob Taylor
Sharon Thesen
Fred Wah
Howard White
Anvil Press
Arsenal Pulp Press
Book Warehouse
Coach House Books
Cormorant Books
Harbour Publishing
House of Anansi Press
Nightwood Editions
Palimpsest Press
Talonbooks
Aphrodite’s Organic Pie Shop
Granville Island Brewery
Granville Island Tea Company
Origins Coffee Co.
Petit Ami Coffee
Summerland Sweets
The Umbrella Shop
Vancouver Canadians
Vancouver Writers’ Festival

Garden Restoration, sponsors and volunteers

Bonibrae Daylilies & Hostas
Connon Nurseries
Lockyers
Ben O’Brien, the A-frame Master Gardener

Special Thanks to Volunteers and Supporters

In-kind contributions include thousands of manpower hours from local community members (property maintenance, fundraising activities, community outreach and education), national support (organizational support, fundraising, web design, support publications) as well as significant support from Trenton High School faculty and students. The Al Purdy A-frame Association would particularly like to acknowledge and thank:

Margaret Atwood
David Bentley
Raymond Brassard
Friends of East Lake
Michele Lintern-Mole
Eric Lorenzen
David Manson
Lawrence McKeon
John Miller
Jacob Mooney
Lindi Pierce
John Reeves
Katherine Sedgwick
Alan Stein
Rob Taylor
University of Calgary English Department
Paul Vermeersch
Howard White
Written Word Committee of the Prince Edward County Arts Council