Donors
VES Supporters
The activities of the Vietnam Education Society are possible only because of the support, compassion and generousity of our donors. We gratefully acknowledge those who have contributed to VES and who have thereby helped improve educational opportunities in rural Vietnam.
$75,000+
  • Carin Holroyd and Ken Coates
  • Carol Aziz
$50,000 - $74,999
  • Kitchener Conestoga Rotary Club
$20,000 - $49,999
  • Les and Beth Holroyd
  • Nahirney/Dielschneider family
  • William Ayukawa
$10,000 - $20,000
  • April 2008 North Vancouver Fundraiser - main organizers Chi Quynh Timperley and Lien Khoshnevis
  • April 2011 North Vancouver Fundraiser - organized by Lien Khoshnevis, Chi Timperley, Catherine Fields, Nisa Kaboli, Tammy Truong, Thai Hoa, Lan Joyce and the Vietnam Connection Group and Vietnam Family Group.
  • Children of Vietnam Benevolent Foundation
  • Iranian Canadian Benevolent Association
  • Johnny and the Wallkers Rock Band Fundraiser November 2013 – organized by Heather Bach
  • Making Connections and Making a Difference Fundraiser January 2013 - organized by Lois Nahirney
  • Making Connections and Making a Difference Fundraiser January 2014 – organized by Lois Nahirney
  • Making Connections and Making a Difference Fundraiser January 2015 – organized by Lois Nahirney
  • Making Connections and Making a Difference Fundraiser January 2016 - organized by Lois Nahirney
  • Rotary Club of Burlington Lakeshore
$5,000 - $9,999
  • Carolyn Willick and Sylvain Allyson
  • CIBC Global
  • East Meets West Foundation
  • Leap for Lunch 2015 - organized by Mindy Heslin
  • Leap for Lunch 2016 - organized by Mindy Heslin
  • Making Connections and Making a Difference Fundraiser January 2012 - organized by Lois Nahirney
  • Vietnam Connection Fundraiser 2007 - main organizers Lien Khoshnevis and Jasmine Pham
$1,000 - $4,999
  • Beth Enslow and Hal Goodman
  • Bjorn and Rochelle Moller
  • Carisbrooke Grade 1 and VNC - Jasmyn and Kailyn Nahirney's 6th birthday party
  • Cheryl Douglas and Erik Jensen
  • Chi Kim Lippmann
  • Clarica, Waterloo Branch
  • CMA Realty
  • Colin Coates and Megan Davies
  • Crowd Sourcing MBA Project – organized by Josie Brown
  • Engage fundraiser April 2016 - organized by Christine Johnston
  • Foundation for Youth
  • Hai Au Electronics
  • Heidi Rolston
  • In honour of Celena, Ella and Ella Benndorf
  • International Studies Students Association – University of Saskatchewan
  • James Skidmore
  • Jasmyn and Kailyn Nahirney's 7th Birthday
  • Jasmyn and Kailyn Nahirney's 8th Birthday
  • Joanna Scott-Kennel and New Zealand and Australian friends
  • Kelly and Mike Saretsky
  • Leap for Lunch 2014 – organized by Mindy Heslin
  • Leslie Greenfield's 50th birthday party
  • Margaret Coates
  • Mark Weber and Sheri Wideman
  • Mary Louise McAllister
  • MC Fields Ventures Inc.
  • Neil Koebel and Nanci Henderson
  • Patra DeSilva
  • Rick Livingstone Family
  • Sandy and BJ Auston
  • Simon and Phuong Ann Desroches
  • Tina Tran and Tam Nguyen
  • TJ Gurton
  • VESY Fundraising
  • Vietnam Connection Group Birthday Party for Sammy Khoshnevis
$500 - $999
  • Bradley Coates and Nikki Shadbolt
  • Carol and Marg Schultz and Carrie's 5th Birthday Party
  • Carolyn Cross
  • Collette and Bruce Rustad
  • Damon Williams
  • Dave and Judy Hannah
  • Grade 2, École Française Internationale de Vancouver
  • Janice and Terry Mori
  • Jennifer Daubeny
  • Joan and Mike Dillon
  • Joy Davis
  • Kathy O'Donaghue
  • Lien and Hamid Khoshnevis
  • Michael Atkinson and Heather McWhinney
  • Mindy Heslin and John Barbisan
  • Nancy Laughton
  • Network Entertainment
  • On the occasion of their joint 8th birthday party, Heather Cowan, Ian Matteo Del Rio, Jenna Dhanani, Sasha Lewis and Yannick Blakeley suggested donations to VES in lieu of gifts.
  • Richard and Lenora Shier
  • Rossetti Realty
  • Ryan Wilson
  • Scott McDonald
  • Senor Jadavji
  • Susan Bluck and Mike Stiles
  • Susan McKenzie and Blake Johnson
  • Terri Margo
  • The Flavelle McTavish Charitable Gift Fund
  • Tracy Bailey
  • Tuan Ha
$200 - $499
  • Adrienne O'Callaghan
  • Angela Racette
  • Ann Chasmar – in honour of Les Holroyd
  • Anne Giardini
  • Audrey Lowe
  • Barbara Meens Thistle
  • Bev Park
  • Bianca Pink
  • Brenda Boucher
  • Brian Philips
  • Bruce and Denyse Mckay – in honour of Les and Beth Holroyd
  • Byron and Lena Bellamy – in honour of Les and Beth Holroyd
  • Carole MacFarlane
  • Carrie and Erika Mei's 2010 birthday party
  • Catherine Ducharme
  • Cathy Davidson
  • Celena Benndorf
  • Charles Jackson
  • Chris Refushage and Frank Fry
  • Christopher Litchford
  • Christopher Tran
  • Claire Jardine
  • Colwin Electrical
  • Conservative Business Association of Waterloo
  • CT Control Temp Ltd.
  • Cura Physical Therapies
  • Curt Van Pays
  • Dan and Monica Burnett
  • David Whitson and Catherine McDougall
  • Deanna Horton
  • Deidre O'Callaghan
  • Diana Chan
  • Diana Denton
  • Diane McCurdy
  • Donna Bolger
  • Geri Prior
  • Hanh Thai
  • Heather Lehman
  • Hoodwink Entertainment
  • Hoa Nguyen and Binh Tran
  • International Center for Northern Governance and Development
  • Isabel Chen
  • Iwona Szpak
  • James Fraser and Cathy Lew
  • Janet Powell
  • Jasmyn and Kailyn Nahirney's 4th Birthday party
  • Jasmyn and Kailyn Nahirney's 9th Birthday party
  • Jim Blight and Janet Lang
  • John Millyard
  • Judy and Howard Thompson
  • Judyth O’Toole
  • K. Yalyshyn
  • Kari Yvers
  • Ketchum Canada International
  • Lara Davis
  • Laura and Colin Hansen
  • Le Van Hon
  • Linda MacDougall – in honour of Les Holroyd
  • Loleen and Troy Berdhal
  • Louis Barbisan
  • Louise Pronovost
  • Lynette MacKay
  • Lynne Charbonneau
  • Martha Bailkowski
  • Mitsui Kanai
  • Nathan Slee
  • Patrick Banister
  • Patrick Heslin
  • Roy Romanow
  • Sally Felkai
  • SAP Canada
  • Stevi Williams
  • Sue Drinnan
  • Sunlife Financials
  • Sunrise Family Services
  • Susan Paish
  • Suzanne O'Flynn
  • Tien Tran
  • Tracey McVicar
  • Tracy Josling
  • W.R. Morrison
  • West Vancouver Seniors Centre Photography Club – in honour of Les Holroyd
  • Willow Brine
  • Victoria University (N.Z.), Vietnamese Students Association
  • Yossi Goodlink
A special thanks also to Stephen McLeod, Tobi Day-Hamilton, Cathy Cong, and James Thomson for all their work on the VES website.
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