So many local businesses have supported HAT in a variety of ways. From donating food for volunteer events and gardening equipment for restoration, to sponsoring the events and programs that make conservation in our region possible. Every contribution makes a big difference to nature. Thank you for your support!
The businesses listed below have taken a leadership role this year in keeping our region vibrant and healthy with their forward-thinking sponsorship of nature initiatives with HAT. Our thanks go out to them for making it possible to take action where wildlife need it most.
See our sponsors from 2016 here.
Thank you to Ocean River Sports for collecting donations for HAT at a mycology event featuring Andy MacKinnon and donating two paddling passes in support of Volunteer Appreciation Day.
We are grateful to Boys & Girls Club for having Stewardship Coordinator, Paige Erickson-McGee out to talk about habitat stewardship for local wildlife and donating in support of HAT's programs.
Thank you to the Very Good Butchers for matching Smoke & Mirrors Coffee's monthly donation. Teamwork makes the dream of conserving nature a reality!
Big thanks to Times Colonist for donating advertising space for HAT!
Thank you to the Phillips Brewing Co. for matching Smoke and Mirrors Coffee's monthly donation, putting out a donation jar for HAT, and supporting local nature conservation programs with a gift to HAT through the Benefit Brew contest.
The Nest Cafe
Thank you to the Nest Cafe for donating pastries in support of our volunteer restoration team!
We are grateful to Fernwood Coffee for sponsoring us with coffee for the HAT Member Lunch.
Thank you to Pilgrim Coffee House for donating coffee for volunteers at a Ruby Creek Habitat Restoration Event.
Thank you to Investor's Group for sponsoring the Member Lunch and enabling our donors to make a difference for nature locally!
Big thanks to Inspire Haird Design for sponsoring HAT with a donation and bringing their eco-consciousness one step further. Way to go!
Thank you to the Westwind Sanctuary for sponsoring HAT's local conservation programs with a kind donation.
MEC's grant funding went towards running the 2017 Community Bat Program. Thank you MEC!
Thank you to Big Wheel Burger for donating in support of the restoration of Trincomali Nature Sanctuary and volunteering with us to plant native plants there. What a great way to offset your carbon emissions!
Thank you to Archipelago for doing a workplace fundraiser and donating the proceeds to HAT's conservation programs.
Thank you to I.O.N. for donating in support of HAT's programs and supporting us by offering HAT logo printed clothing with a portion of proceeds to local conservation.
Thank you to Gye and Associates for donating in support of HAT's programs!
Thank you to the Pacific Northwest Raptors for donating in support of Habitat Acquisition Trust's programs through our mutual interest in the conservation and understanding of owls like the Western Screech Owl.
Sidney Harbour Cruise is supporting HAT by donating to the silent auction fundraiser for Conservation Connection Forum. We are also always glad to get a ride to Senanus Island for habitat restoration with this caring local business!
Flying Fish Winery supports HAT with a donation to the Conservation Connection Forum Benefit Banquet for the silent auction.
Thank you to the Victoria Symphony for sponsoring the Conservation Connection Forum Benefit Banquet with an entry into the silent auction fundraiser.
LifeCycles supports the Conservation Connection Forum with a donation for the Benefit Banquet silent auction and for speakers' gift bags. Thanks Lifecycles!
Sapphire Day Spa sponsors the Conservation Connection Forum Benefit Banquet with an item for the silent auction fundraiser.
With a donation to the silent auction North Park Bicycle Shop sponsors HAT's Conservation Connection Forum.
Orca Book Publishers supports the Conservation Connection Forum Benefit Banquet with a gift of their Orce Footprints kids book series for the silent auction.
Horror Escape sponsors the Conservation Connection Forum Benefit Banquet silent auction with a donation of tickets to their attraction.
The Wildergarden partners with us in support of the Conservation Connection Forum silent auction.
Saanich Native Plants supports the Conservation Connection Forum with a sponsorship and donation to the silent auction. Thanks Saanich Native Plants!
PSC Natural Foods is a major event sponsor for Conservation Connection Forum, supply treats and drinks in support of the conference. Thanks PSC!
Symphony Vineyard is the wine sponsor for the Conservation Connection Forum Benefit Banquet 2017.
Truffles Catering co-sponsored the Conservation Connection Forum by discounting their services and providing a delicious banquet and lunch for participants.
The Horticulture Centre of the Pacific provided a discount to HAT in hosting the 2017 Annual General Meeting and Conservation Connection Forum.
Vancity kindly co-sponsored the Conservation Connection Forum with a grant to run this event. Thanks Vancity!
Fol Epi kindly provided a discount on sandwiches for the HAT Member Lunch.
Lighthouse provided a discount on a gorgeous custom cake for HAT's Member Lunch.
Origin Bakery provided discounted, glute-free treats and sandwiches for the Member Lunch this year. Thank you!
Sooke Disposal has been a wonderful help with HAT restoration events providing free bins to collect invasive plants removed!
Discovery Coffee and Yonni's Doughnuts teamed up with us by making a HAT feature doughnut. With a dollar from each of the doughnuts going to HAT, over 1,300 doughnuts were sold!
Smoke & Mirrors has committed to donating half of their profits to local not-for-profit organizations. HAT is grateful to be selected as one of those organizations. You can purchase this coffee at the HAT office too!
Thank you to Serious Coffee for donating coffee for the Ruby Creek Restoration Workshop event.
Sherry gifted copies of her children's nature book series for the HAT Conservation Connection Forum. You can purchase these books at the HAT office or online (with a note that HAT sent you) and $5 goes to conservation programs in this region.
The Joint Pizzeria provided delicious pizza for our volunteer appriciation event, helping us say 'thank you' to all the dedicated people who make our work possible. Nothing says thank you like fresh, local pizza! We are very grateful.
Thank you to Domino's for making pizza possible (and affordable) at our Annual General Meeting. It is much appreciated!
Our gratitude goes out to the folks at Whole Foods Market Victoria for their contribution to our Annual General Meeting, making it possible for us to provide a tasty array of snacks.
A big thank you to Choux Choux Charcuterie for their donation of succulent and savory delicatessen foods to our Annual General Meeting. Cheers!
Thanks to the bakery at Costco Wholesale Langford, we had buns aplenty for our volunteers working hard at a habitat restoration event in the area. Thank you!
Another thanks to Caffe Fantastico for their contribution to our restoration work at the Matson Conservation Area. Delicious!
Thank you to the Republic of Vancouver Island for your continued support. Your donations help us maintain Vancouver Island's unique abundance of nature, and our shared vision.
Saanich Native Plants is a long time supporter of HAT, and continues to spread knowledge and naturescaping through their seed donations and discounts to our outreach programs. Thank you very much!
Thank you to the Royal Bay Bakery for generously providing our volunteers with delicious snacks for our restoration event at Havenwood Park. They were appreciated by all!
Get creative with your own fundraiser for nature! You can start a fundraiser for HAT online with Canada Helps here or by contacting us at HAT.