Teacher and long-serving LABDARA volunteer and our website initiator (together with Ed Kurak), Tadas, Kęstutis, Leonardas Gurevičius who passed away December 21st, 2013, bequeathed $204,187 to the Nursing Home. Through this generous gesture, he immortalized his dedication and service to the nursing home. Tadas is alive in the hearts of the LABDARA family! We extend our sincere gratitude! May he rest in peace! The main ground floor resident common room has been named “Tado Svetainė” in recognition of his generosity.
PARAMA CREDIT UNION LTD.
$108,452 total over the past 15 years. The main floor resident dining room is named in recognition of PARAMA’s contributions. They have now also sponsored the website enhancement initiative.
RESURRECTION CREDIT UNION LTD.
$71,397 total donated over the past 15 years plus additional financial support for funding of our newsletters, Labdara signage and sponsorship of various projects. The main level lobby area is named in recognition of RCU’s contributions.
PETER VYTAUTAS GUMBINAS
Originally, from St. Catherines and the Niagara region in Ontario, Peter remembered Labdara in his will and bequeathed $73,000 to support the nursing home. His generous gift arrived in March 2017. This single thoughtful gesture is making a difference in the lives of many.
Originally from Toronto, bequeathed $42,500. It arrived in March of 2017. What a surprise when we opened the envelope and found such a generous donation. Through your gift you have shown that you believe enough in our work to support us in this generous manner!
Originally from Toronto, Ontario, Elena bequeathed a testamentary gift of $30,000. Elena departed from this world in November of 2011. Her gift will without a doubt make a meaningful contribution to those still travelling their journey.
KANADOS LIETUVIU FONDAS (KLF)
$32,410 donated over the past 15 years for various projects within the home.
The estate of Antanas bequeathed $29,353 to Labdara in 2011. His generous gift will without a doubt make a meaningful contribution to those still travelling their journey.
TALKA CREDIT UNION LTD.
$12,650 donated over the past 15 years to fund various projects within the home.
In her last will and testament, presented a $15,000 gift to Labdara in 2010. Thank you Palmyra may you rest in peace.
ANNIS ANICETAS PRIALGAUSKAS
In his last will and testament, presented a $10,000 gift to Labdara. He passed away in February of 2012 - may he rest in peace. What a meaningful gesture made by a generous soul for the benefit of others.
THE PORTER FAMILY
A very sincere thanks to the Porter Family who donated the costs of installing a Snoezelen therapeutic room at Labdara in memory of their mother and former Labdara resident, Lois Porter. The opening of this room took place on September 27th, 2015.
GENOVAITĖS KUZMIENĖS FONDAS
Donates to Labdara annually, based on interest earned by the fund in any given year. In 2016 Labdara received a gift of $2,500 that was used to purchase outdoor chairs for the residents located in the portico area. The Kuzmienės Fund is administered by the Canadian Lithuanian Foundation (Kanados Lietuviu Fondas).