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Fairmont Banff Springs
Located in the heart of Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the world famous Fairmont Banff Springs hotel stands as a landmark in the picturesque alpine town of Banff, Alberta. Canada's "Castle in the Rockies", has been providing legendary hospitality as a year -round luxury mountain resort to our guests for more than 125 years.
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Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
Surrounded by soaring mountain peaks, the majestic Victoria Glacier and a glistening emerald lake, the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel is located in Alberta's Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and is recognized globally for progressive environmental stewardship and responsible tourism.
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Rob Stevens Canmore Real Estate Agent
Rob Stevens Canmore Real Estate Agent sponsors the Bow Valley SPCA's Annual Community Bark-A-Que as well as supporting local event advertising.
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The Grizzly Paw Brewing Company
The Grizzly Paw Brewing Company sponsors the Bow Valley SPCA. This support includes proceeds from the sales of Ezra's English Pale Ale in 2018, donations of beer and sodas at SPCA events such as the the Bark-A-Que and Pet Nite, and collaboration on other events and initiatives.
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PEKA Professional Prpoerty Management
PEKA has made a four year commitment to support the BVSPCA. Their support will be directed to improvements and equipment used to enhance the lives of the dogs and cats in our care.
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Banff Hospitality Collective
The Bow Valley SPCA received cheques for over $7,000 since 2017. These donations were created from the front-of-house and the back-of-house staff. BHC management committed to match the amount raised by employees.. The Bow Valley SPCA was one of three local charities to receive a share.
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Nesters Market
Nesters Market Liquor Store at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel collects donations from its customers. The donations are given to the Bow Valley SPCA several times each year.
Mountain FM
Mountain FM is THE local radio station for the Bow Valley. In addition to the news and great music, just about every business in Canmore and Banff is tuned to Mountain FM. They support the Bow Valley SPCA week in and week out as well as promoting our special events like the Bow Meow Fashion Show and the Mut Strut.
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Rocky Mountain Outlook
The Rocky Mountain Outlook has been a great Media Sponsor for the Bow Valley SPCA and has been the leading source for local news and events in the Canmore-Banff corridor since 2001. With humble beginnings, the Outlook is dedicated to growing and evolving as the needs of the community change. This has led the Rocky Mountain Outlook to be recognized at provincial and national levels for excellence in community journalism, and the Outlook consistently strives to being the trusted source of local news, sports, and entertainment. The Rocky Mountain Outlook maintains a community news website to ensure residents always have access to the latest information.
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Blue Hut
Blue Hut Technology has been a major business supporter since 2010. They have provided expert support for our older web site (abandoned by the original developers) and are the architects of the current web site--which allows volunteers to manage the web site using CMS technology.
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Donate a Car Canada
Donate a Car Canada accepts Vehicle Donations for Bow Valley SPCA. Free towing is provided in most areas across Canada, or you can drop off your vehicle to maximize your donation. When you donate your car, truck, RV, boat, or motorcycle to the Bow Valley SPCA through Donate A Car Canada, it will either be recycled or sold at auction (depending on its condition, age and location). Donate a Car Canada will look after all the details to make it easy for Bow Valley SPCA to benefit. After your vehicle donation is complete, our charity will send you a tax receipt and will put your gift to good use.
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Save On Foods Canmore
Save On Foods in Canmore donates items monthly such as cat food, hot dogs, pumpkin puree, cheez whiz, and other supplies that we use regularly.

Foundation Support

The Maja Foundation at the Calgary Foundation
The Maja Foundation has provided a multiple grants to the Bow Valley SPCA to support our no kill, no cage mission. In 2016 their financial grant supported our operations and in 2017 and 2018 helped us with planned renovations to improve the quality of life for the dogs and cats in our care. In 2019, 2020, and 2021 they have provided funds to support our medical and surgical expenses.
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Lohnes Family Fund at the Calgary Foundation
The Lohnes Family Fund has provided a grant to the Bow Valley SPCA to support our efforts to rescue abandoned dogs and cats--making a difference in their lives and the lives of the families that adopt them.
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Chris and Peter Thomas Fund at the Calgary Foundation
The Chris and Peter Thomas Fund has provided an operations grant to the Bow Valley SPCA to support our no kill, no cage mission. Their financial support helps us with the expenses associated with direct animal care..
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Steven and Patty Glover Family Fund at the Edmonton Community Foundation
The Steven and Patty Glover Family Fund has provided operations grants in 2019, 2020, and 2021 to the Bow Valley SPCA to support our no kill, no cage mission. Their ongoing financial support helps us with the expenses associated with direct animal care..
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Four Feet Companion Foundation
The Four Feet Companion Foundation has provided funds for the Veterinary Care Program so we can continue to accept surrenders of any age without regard to the potential cost of their medical issues.
Donner Canadian Foundation
The Donner Canadian Foundation has awarded the Bow Valley SPCA a grant supporting renovations to improve the quality of life for the dogs and cats in our care. This grant will allow us to complete outdoor spaces that can be accessed from existing indoor rooms, enriching their environment--especially for those who remain with us for extended periods of time.
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Individual Donors

Frank and Carla Cumming Sojonky
Frank Sojonky donated more than $100,000 to the SPCA --the highest personal donation received by the organization -- in return for naming the facility the Carla Cumming Sojonky Adoption Centre. Carla continues their support with her annual contribution, in Frank's name. We have successfully used her donations to raise matching funds of over $20,000 in 2018.
Bev Bendell and Joe Downing
A former Canmorite who loved animals and suffered from terminal brain cancer donated a total of $60,000 to the Bow Valley SPCA. Bev Bendell is no longer with us, but her generosity helped create Canada's first no kill, no cage adoption centre.