Donor Recognition


Thank you for making a difference in so many people's lives.

March of Dimes Canada relies upon the generosity of donors to help fund our programs. Due to space limitations, only those donors within the past fiscal year who made gifts of $1,000+ o​r whose giving has reached cumulative $5,000+ are featured.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy and completeness of these important lists. We apologize for any errors or omissions.

JONAS SALK CIRCLE OF FRIENDS®

The Circle commemorates Dr. Jonas Salk's life-saving and humanitarian work in the development of the first polio vaccine and recognizes the contribution of our exceptional donors.

Categories of giving include:
Visionary  $1,000,000+
Discoverer    $500,000 - $999,999
Pioneer    $100,000 - $499,999

Jonas Salk Circle of Friends - Visionary
$1,000,000+
Jonas Salk Circle of Friends - Discoverer
$500,000.00 to $999,999.99
  • ​Transamerica Life Canada
Jonas Salk Circle of Friends - Pioneer
$100,000.00 to $499,999.99
  • Alexander Christ
  • Anne-Marie Canning
  • Bank of Nova Scotia
  • Bell Canada
  • CIBC (Canadian Imperial Bank for Commerce)
  • CitiFinancial Canada Ltd.
  • Dentons Canada LLP
  • Dr. David Collins
  • Dr. Sydney L. Gershon
  • Green Shield Canada
  • Horizon Capital Holdings Inc.
  • Liquor Control Board of Ontario
  • Princess of Wales Own Regiment
  • RBC Financial & Foundation
  • Sanofi Aventis/ Sanofi Pasteur
  • Shoppers Home Health Care
  • The family of the Right Honourable Paul E. Martin has contributed $140,000 to March of Dimes Canada programs, most recently to help endow The March of Dimes Paul J.J. Martin Early Career Professorship at the University of Toronto.​
  • The Stahan Family
  • The Toby Family


THE PAUL MARTIN SR. SOCIETY®

The Paul Martin Sr. SocietyPaul Martin Sr. spent 39 years in federal politics and a lifetime serving Canadians.

The Paul Martin Senior Society recognizes outstanding donors who follow the inspirational legacy of a great Canadian who, as Minister of Health and Welfare, introduced universal polio vaccination to Canada.

Categories of giving include:
Member $5,000.00 - $9,999.99
Patron $10,000.00 - $24,999.99
Benefactor $25,000.00 - $49,000.00
Investor $50,000.00 - $99,999.99

Member:
  • Dr. Jihad Abouali
  • Sherlynn Akitt
  • Dr. & Mr. Moshe Nehama Baum
  • Rosemary Beech
  • Doris Bell
  • Christie Blatchford
  • Ralph Bond
  • Jeremy Brasseur
  • Bert Carriere
  • Velma Carroll
  • Annmarie Chin
  • John & Eunice Clarke
  • Isobel Cork
  • Charles Coupal
  • Kenneth Daugherty
  • Marc Dore (Dundee Goodman Private Wealth)
  • Bruce Earle
  • David Farmer
  • David Fisher
  • Tom Flemming
  • Lawrence & Joyce Foster
  • Janet Fuhrer
  • Dr. Shawn Garbedian
  • Robert Gouinlock
  • Emily Gross
  • Stephen Gurman
  • Elizabeth Hamilton
  • Leslie Harding
  • Maura Harrington
  • Robert James Hawkins
  • Marion Holmes
  • Mrs. P.J. Holway
  • Kevin Howes
  • Ross Hamlin
  • Dusan Jahnatek
  • Dave Kennedy
  • Kathryn Kennedy
  • Audrey Kenny
  • David Kirkland
  • Patrick Kuiack
  • Leah Lepage
  • Jean Liberty
  • George McCowan
  • Inez McDonald
  • Brian McKeown
  • Jeanine Moore
  • Anne More
  • Rod Mundy
  • Joseph Natywary
  • Ronald Nishi
  • William Pearson
  • Eileen Philp
  • Marion Potter
  • Donald Pringle
  • Judy Quillin
  • Donald Rolfe
  • Jenelle Ross
  • Janice Ryan-Whitton
  • James Saloman
  • Michael Schertzer
  • Cicely Scroggs
  • Robert & Gladys Sheard
  • Catherine Sherrard
  • Martin & Anna Simmonds
  • Mrs. Simoneau
  • Wayne Snell
  • Geraldine Spreng
  • Karan Stemmler
  • Mary Lynne Stewart
  • Uwe Storjohann
  • Janet Thomas
  • Ian Scott Tollerton
  • Dennis Ullman
  • Michael Van Leeuwen
  • John De Lind Van Wijngaarden
  • Leo Vannelli
  • Jack Verduyn
  • Kathleen Wilson
  • Audrey Wilson
  • Norm Woodard
  • Jimmy Yung
  • Anthony Zelkovich
  • A & M Heat Treating Ltd.
  • Boss Lubricants
  • Burchells LLP
  • Cameco Corporation
  • Canada Post Corporation
  • Eckler Ltd.
  • eSSENTIAL Accessibility Inc.
  • GMP Securities L P
  • Horizon Employee's Charitable Fund
  • Hunts Healthcare 
  • I M P Group International Inc.
  • Ingredion Canada
  • J. S. Cheng & Partners Inc.
  • Meridian Credit Union
  • Oatley, Vigmond Personal Injury Lawyers
  • Recyclable Materials Marketing
  • SITA Advanced Resources Canada Ltd
  • State Street Bank and Trust Company
  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Structured Systems Kingston Ltd.
  • Sunspace Sunrooms
  • Telus Communication Inc.
  • Temec Engineering Group Ltd.
  • The Driz Group
  • Union Gas Limited
  • Vantage Mobility International LLC
  • Wagstaff Riverwood Limited
  • Wayfarer Insurance Brokers Limited
  • Wellington Laboratories Inc
Patron:
  • Paul Fink & Beth Gorbet
  • Alan Barkin
  • William & Karen Ann Barnett
  • Margaret Bates
  • Alexander Beaton
  • A. Scott & L. Kelly Beckett
  • William Brown
  • Dr. Gladys Chan
  • Michael Chao
  • Nola Doherty
  • N. Murray Edwards
  • Henry Ens
  • Charles Gallant
  • C. Warren Goldring
  • Lynda Goldson
  • Elizabeth Greville
  • Honourable Pau T. Hellyer
  • Dr. Guido Hockmann
  • Charan Kumar
  • Steve Laciak
  • Pierrette Lévesque
  • Anthony Lisanti
  • Jerry Lucas
  • Sydney McMorran
  • Gary & Joyce McMurray
  • Margaret Meynell
  • John & Dana Montalbano
  • Helen Moore
  • Gail Mores
  • Robert Morris
  • E. M. Mae Potton
  • Keith & Patricia Rodgers
  • Kim Shannon
  • Paul R & Betty Simpson
  • Andria Spindel
  • Jeffrey Steckley
  • Dr. Lianne Tile
  • Dianne Tyers
  • Jack & Patricia Warriner
  • John Watson
  • Canadian Natural Resources Limited
  • Costco Wholesale Canada Ltd
  • Delmar International Inc.
  • Grand & Toy (Office Max)
  • Great-West Life 
  • Home Medical Equipment Ltd.
  • Hope Depot Canada
  • Hydro One Employees' Pensioners Charity Trust
  • IBM Canada Ltd.
  • Investors Group Financial Services Inc.
  • JDS Fundraising Services Inc.
  • Kao Canada Inc.
  • Queen's University
  • Ridout & Maybee LLP
  • Sauble River Family Camp Inc.
  • Scodesign Distribution Inc.
  • Sudbury Credit Union Limited
  • Sun Life Financial
  • TE Connectivity
  • Toronto Star Newspapers Limited
  • Tyco Electronics Canada Ltd
  • Woodland Park Limited
  • Zinner & Company Inc.
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Benefactor:
  • Neil Anthes
  • Charles Black
  • Dr. Dale Dantzer
  • Neil & Deb Rosta
  • Dr. Veronica Wadey
  • Dr. Albert Yee
  • Linda Yielding
  • Allergan Inc.
  • Barrick Gold Corporation
  • Country Gardens RV Park
  • Fidelity Investments Canada ULC
  • Fisherman's Cove Tent & Trailer Park Ltd.
  • Genx Inc.
  • Green Line Properties Limited (Hammock Harbour)
  • KPMG
  • Leon's Furniture Limited
  • McInnes Cooper 
  • Resolute FP Canada Inc.
  • Sandy Beach Resort & Trailer Court Ltd.
  • Stewart McKelvey LLP
  • The Cadillac Fairview Corporation Limited
Investor:
  • Agnes Faraci
  • Dr. Joel Alan Finkelstein
  • Dr. Michael Ford
  • Edward & Joyce Gittings
  • Mark Golding
  • Dr. Andrew Howard
  • Dr. Frank Mastrogiacomo
  • Dr. Markku Nousiainen
  • AMG Medical Inc.
  • BMO Financial Group
  • Kincardine Stroke Club
  • Power Corporation of Canada
  • Procter & Gamble Inc.
  • Rexall 
  • Waverley Glen Systems LTD


THE ELLEN FAIRCLOUGH SOCIETY®

Marching Mothers®March of Dimes Canada acknowledges donors through The Ellen Fairclough Society® which recognizes generous donors whose contributions carry on the legacy of Canada's first female federal Cabinet Minister and honorary leader of Ontario March of Dimes 40,000 Marching Mothers®, who canvassed door-to-door in neighbourhoods across Canada raising funds for Polio research.

The Ellen Fairclough Society® recognizes donors whose contributions commemorate her pioneering spirit. Members are recognized for gifts of $1,000 - $4,999.99 during the current fiscal year.

  • Harold Baardsnes
  • Garnet Banks
  • Tim Birie
  • Don & Sheryl Brommet
  • Joseph Bumbaca
  • Norman Chandler
  • Adam Cieply
  • Peg Clark
  • Lewis Clarke
  • Blair Clarke
  • Terence Corcoran
  • Marc-Andrú Coulombe
  • Sheila Daniel
  • Norma & Douglas Edwards
  • Marjorie Exley
  • Janet Gartley
  • Daniel Gideon
  • Lorraine Halabisky
  • Patricia Harriman
  • Jesse Heidt
  • Ryan Howard
  • Michael Kalimin
  • Glenda Lynn Kehoe
  • Paula Koutrakos
  • Frank & Manon Krahn
  • Steve Laut
  • Nancy Lever
  • Dr. Mark Loeb
  • Dr. Harsha Malempati
  • Dr. Lorne Martin
  • J. David Mather
  • Teresa McCrea
  • Robert McFarland
  • Tim McKay
  • Wray Scott McQuillan
  • Paul Mendes
  • Robert Merrill
  • Robert Moore
  • John Pacholuk
  • Pete Pallone
  • Dr. Paul Randall
  • Neeltje Reyneveld
  • Raimonda Ronkute
  • Jennifer Sangster
  • Pamela Savary
  • Emily Sharpe
  • Richard Sifton
  • Lyle Stevens
  • Edith Stuart
  • Roy Sunderland
  • Sebastien Thomas
  • Donna Thomson
  • Joel Whysall
  • Glenn & Sheila Willar
  • James Williams
  • Robin Wyss
  • Accessramp & Mobility System Inc.
  • Alberta Treasury Branches Financial
  • Avante Solutions
  • Avigilon Corporation
  • Aviva Canada
  • Cambridge Stroke Recovery Association
  • Caregiver Omnimedia Inc.
  • CI Institutional Asset
  • Cresford Developments
  • Ellis-Don Construction Limited
  • General Coach
  • Goldline Mobility & Conversions
  • Grand Hale Marine Products
  • Hammond Power Solutions In.
  • Helen Manning Promotions Inc.
  • Home Trust
  • Hope With Art Inc.
  • HR Downloads Inc. 
  • Hydro One - E/P Charity Trust Fund
  • Inlete Inc.
  • Labourers' International Union of North America Local 1059
  • Loughborough Lake Holiday Park
  • Maple Lodge Farms
  • Mark Longo & Associates
  • Mavi Foods Inc.
  • ORVDA
  • Patterson Medical Canada, Inc.
  • People Corporation
  • R.A. Utting & Associates Inc.
  • S&E Services Limited Partnership
  • Salma Jaffer Law
  • Singleton Urquhart LLP
  • Steele Auto Group
  • Summer House Park
  • TBay Tel
  • Tomar Products Corporation
  • Tri-City Natural Health Care Centre
  • Tropic Air Systems
  • Wards PC


SPECIAL DONATIONS


Foundations
  • A.W.B. Charitable Foundation
  • Albert & Temmy Latner Family Foundation
  • Alice & Murray Maitland Foundation
  • Andy and Beth Burgess Family Foundation
  • ArcelorMittal Dofasco Employee Donations Fund
  • Baagwating Community Association
  • Bernard Family Foundation at the Strategic Charitable Giving Foundation
  • Betty Quintus Memorial Trust at the Strategic Charitable Giving Foundation
  • Bishop Alexander Carter Foundation
  • Canadian Foundation For Physically Disabled Persons
  • Charles & Florence Martin Foundation
  • Community Foundation of Mississauga
  • Community Foundation of Ottawa
  • D & F Zurbrigg Family Foundation
  • Dunkley Charitable Foundation
  • Gear Foundation
  • Harmonize for Speech Fund
  • Heart & Stroke Foundation Of Ontario
  • J. E. Panneton Family Foundation
  • Jack Weinbaum Family Foundation
  • James and Alfreda Parlee Fund
  • JW McConnell Family Foundation
  • Leonard & Gabryela Osin Foundation
  • MacFeeters Family Fund
  • National Steel Car Employee Donation Fund
  • Niagara Community Foundation
  • O'Brien - Jackson Family Foundation
  • Sir Joseph Flavelle Foundation
  • The Bradstreet Family Foundation
  • The Brumara Foundation
  • The Catherine and Maxwell Meighen Foundation
  • The D H Gordon Foundation
  • The Dougher Community Fund
  • The Honey & Leonard Wolfe Family Charitable Foundation
  • The Hope Charitable Foundation
  • The Jack and Barbara Hay Foundation
  • The John and Judy Bragg Family Foundation
  • The Malloch Foundation Fund
  • The Marion Ethel & Frederick John Kamm Foundation
  • The Martin Foundation Fund
  • The Walmley Foundation
  • Tony and Caley Taylor Family Fund
  • Toronto Community Foundation
  • Toronto Star Fresh Air Fund
  • Vancouver Foundation
  • Walker Wood Foundation
​Bequests
  • Estate of Doreen Estelle Bent
  • Estate of Evelyn Marie Manion
  • Estate of Inge Kramer
  • Estate of Janet Allison Cleland
  • Estate of Jean Mary Atkins
  • The John A. Sanderson & Family Trust

Life Insurance Pledges
  • Teresa Cherwaty
  • Fraser Deacon
  • Jerry Lucas
  • Patricia Maguire
  • Andria Spindel

 

Agencies and Service Clubs
  • Ajay Royal Canadian Legion Branch 322
  • Grimsby Benevolent Foundation
  • Montreal Stroke Club
  • R.A Utting & Associates Inc.
Non-Profit Housing
  • AWB Charitable Foundation
  • Cadillac Fairview Corporation Ltd.
  • Catherine and Maxwell Meighen Foundation
  • D.H Gordon Foundation
  • Fidelity Property Management
  • Gear Foundation
  • Home Depot Canada
  • Malloch Foundation
  • May Court Club of Oakville
  • Rotary Club of Oakville Trafalgar 
  • Walmley Foundation
Special Events Sponsors
  • Allsource Depot Home Health Supplies
  • AMG Medical Inc
  • Bank of Montreal
  • Bayshore Home Health
  • Bluestone Properties Inc.
  • BMO Bank of Montreal 
  • Borden Ladner Gervais (BLG)
  • Boyneclarke
  • Brian Turnbull
  • Burchells
  • C Scott Law
  • Canadian Music Therapy Trust Fund
  • Canadian Natural Resources Limited
  • Canoe Financial
  • Case's Music
  • CIS
  • Collins Barrow Chartered Accountants
  • Crank Sound Distribution
  • David J. Farmer Professional Corp.
  • Dentons
  • Downtown Jam
  • Dundee Goodman
  • Dynamic Funds
  • Flames Central
  • Front Street Capital Charitable Foundation
  • Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP​
  • Hard Rock Café
  • Howie, Sacks & Henry LLP
  • I M P Group International Inc
  • Labourers' International Union of North America Local 1059
  • London Police Association
  • Long and McQuade
  • Maple Leaf Foods Inc.
  • MC Legalmanagement Limited Partnership
  • McInnes Cooper
  • Micco Companies 
  • MTL
  • National Post 
  • P.F. changs
  • Paladin Labs Inc.
  • Pennzoil
  • PharmaChoice
  • Pricewaterhouse Coopers
  • Scodesign Distribution Inc
  • Stewart McKelvey LLP
  • Temec Engineering Group Limited
  • The Grand Gardens
  • The John and Judy Bragg Family Foundation
  • The Toronto-Dominion Bank
  • Union Gas Limited
  • Verb Interactive Inc.
  • Zeke Zelecta
Campers Helping Campers
  • Bensfort Bridge Resort
  • Bingemans
  • Carefree RV Resorts & Campgrounds
  • Camping in Ontario
  • Country Gardens RV Park
  • General Coach Canada
  • Great Blue Resorts
  • Greenwood Gems
  • Hammock Harbour RV Park Resort (Greenline Property Limited)​
  • Loughborough Lake Holiday Park / Canadian Guitar Festival​
  • Ontario Recreation Vehicle Dealer Association (ORVDA)
  • Resorts of Ontario
  • Rideau Acres Campground
  • RV Gazette / Canadian RVing
  • Sandy Beach Resort Campers
  • Sauble River Family Camp
  • Shelter Valley Campground
  • Sherkston Shores 
  • Sun Cruiser Media / Snowbirds & RV Travellers
  • Sunspace Sunrooms
  • Wayfarer Insurance Brokers
Gifts in Kind
  • 89X Windsor
  • 96.9 Jack fm
  • Academy Theatre
  • Air Canada Foundation
  • Art Gallery of Ontario
  • Aveda
  • Avon, Lindsay
  • Best Buy
  • Big Green Egg Canada
  • Bingemans Grand Experiences
  • Boom 97.3
  • Boston Pizza
  • Camping in Ontario
  • Canadian Exhibition Place
  • Canadian Tire
  • Casa Loma
  • Casablanca Hotel, New York
  • Cast of the Young & Restless (Special thanks to Late Linder and Christian Le Blanc)
  • CHOM 97.7
  • CHOM/ TSN
  • CIS
  • Classic Rock K-97
  • ClubLink Enterprises Ltd.
  • Comedy Bar
  • Cora
  • Corus Radio Guelph
  • Crayola Canada
  • Crepes a GoGo
  • Cunard Centre
  • Dancap Productions
  • Dead City Dolls
  • Direct Energy Centre
  • Downtown Jam
  • Economy Wheels, Lindsay
  • Electrolux/ Frigidaire
  • Elizabeth Grant
  • Elmwood Spa
  • Epic Cruises
  • EZ Rock 105.7
  • FERI/Tolar LLC
  • Flames Central
  • FMP Ferguson Music Production Inc.
  • Future Shop
  • Galaxy Pictures
  • George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight
  • Giant FM
  • Giant FM 91.7 Classic Rock
  • Ginger Snap
  • Give Get Exchange Solutions Inc.
  • Greg Frewin Theatre
  • Harvest Barn
  • Hobarts
  • Holland America Line
  • Home Depot
  • Houghton Creek
  • Ice Man Video Games
  • Inspire Cosmetics
  • J & R Car Care Centre
  • J. Austin & Sons
  • Jane’s Kountry Kitchen
  • Joseph Toby
  • K 106.3 Sarnia
  • Kawartha Central Realty Inc.
  • Kobo
  • K-Rock Edmonton
  • Late Show with David Letterman
  • Lexington Social House
  • Library Hotel Collection
  • Lindsay Golf and Country Club
  • Long and McQuade Musical Instruments
  • Magic 106.1
  • Mariposa Cruises
  • Marketplace Events
  • MEC
  • Mereadesso
  • Minuteman Press
  • Montreal Cazette
  • Mr. Sub, Lindsay
  • National Ballet of Canada
  • National Post 
  • Newstalk 1010
  • Newstalk 610 CKTB
  • Niagara on the Lake Chamber of Commerce
  • Olympia Restaurant
  • Pane Vino
  • Pantry Shelf, Lindsay
  • Paramount Pictures
  • Pawn Shop
  • Peter Paul’s Flowers
  • Pharma Choice
  • Pita Pit, Lindsay
  • Pizza Pizza, Lindsay
  • Polito Ford, Lindsay
  • Porter Airlines
  • Post – Media
  • Q104 Halifax
  • Q107 Calgary
  • QMI Sales
  • Race Toyota, Lindsay
  • Red Lovo
  • Red Room Ultrabar
  • Reverbnation
  • Sarnia Observer
  • Schodesign Distribution Inc.
  • Sears
  • Sharp Electronics of Canada Ltd.
  • Sherkston Shores Beach Resort & Campground
  • Shop Dine Tour, Toronto
  • Shoppers Drug Mart
  • Soulpepper Theatre Company
  • Steve’s Music Store
  • Streamwhistle Brewing
  • Swarovski Canada
  • Target, Lindsay
  • Tasty Tours
  • Tetley’s
  • The Brass Taps Campus Pub (U of Guelph)
  • The Coast
  • The Driz Group
  • The Grand, Lindsay
  • The Keg
  • The Lindsay Post
  • The Montreal Stroke Club Chapter
  • Toronto Blue Jays
  • Toronto Sun
  • Toth Creative
  • Tour Tech East
  • TSN 690 Montreal
  • Twinings of London
  • Van Houtte
  • Via Rail Canada
  • VMI Imagine Possibilities
  • Water Depot, Lindsay
  • Woodbine Entertainment Group
  • World Trade and Convention Centre Halifax


LOCAL HEALTH INTEGRATION NETWORK (LHIN) FUNDERS

  • Central LHIN
  • Central East LHIN
  • Central West LHIN
  • Champlain LHIN
  • Erie St. Clair LHIN
  • Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant LHIN
  • Mississauga Halton LHIN
  • North Simcoe Muskoka LHIN
  • North East LHIN
  • South East LHIN
  • South West LHIN
  • Toronto Central LHIN
  • Waterloo Wellington LHIN


UNITED WAY PARTNERS

  • United Way of Cochrane-Timiskaming
  • United Way Centraide Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry
  • United Way Guelph Wellington Dufferin 
  • United Way Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox, and Addington
  • United Way Kitchener Waterloo & Area
  • United Way London & Middlesex
  • United Way Peel Region
  • United Way Sarnia-Lambton
  • United Way Sault Ste. Marie and district
  • United Way Thunder Bay
  • United Way Toronto 
  • United Way Centraide Sudbury and/et Nipissing Districts

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Government Grants
Without government support and recognition of the needs of people with physical disabilities, many of our programs and services would not be possible. We thank the Provincial and Federal governments for their contributions.

Join a Giving Society
Membership in a Giving Society is an exceptional way to help us continue the tradition of ensuring people with physical disabilities lead lives of independence and dignity.

Please consider becoming a member at any level, and help us create a society inclusive of people with physical disabilities.

Contact Us
For more information call our Fund Development Department 1-800-263-3463 ext. 7342. 

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