Inspiring Folkies

Thank you to you, our inspiring folkies, for your commitment to the festival this past year. You are an integral part of our Folk Fest family and your support will sustain our community and create a future for the Winnipeg Folk Festival.

Please note donors who contribute $250 or more over a 12 month period will become members of our new Dragonfly Patron Program. For more information on the program, please go to our Dragonfly Patron Program page.

Donors with an (*) beside their name highlight the ongoing support of our monthly donors.

$10,000+

  • Howard E. Mandshein - In memory of Lori Sigurdson
  • Kris Benidickson

$5,000 to $9,999

  • The Gail Asper Family Foundation Inc. - Gail Asper, O.C., O.M., LL.D. & Michael Paterson
  • Gord Flaten & Louise Pelletier

$1,000 to $2,499

  • David Strang & Kristel van Ineveld*
  • David Shepherdson - In memory of Brenda Prosken
  • Eric Kananoja & Kristine Betker*
  • Gerry & Chris Couture
  • Jon Singleton & Barbara Hiebert*
  • Kathryn Graham
  • Katrina Lee-Kwen & Jeff Neufeld
  • Laurence Katz & Zoe Kogan
  • Les & Terry Wiens*
  • Michel & Linda Bourbonniere
  • Neire Mercer*
  • Pauline Campbell
  • Stuart Murray & Ashleigh Everett
  • Ted Bock & Liane Chalmers-Bock
  • Walter Borysyk

$500 to $999

  • Annette Gargol
  • Ashlea George*
  • Ashlee Davis
  • Barbara Benoit
  • Billy Brodovsky & Libby Yager*
  • Dave Christianson & Vera Steinberger - In honour of the Schettler Legacy
  • Donna Kurt - In honour of Alice & Richard Kolisnyk
  • Erika Wiebe
  • Herb Peters & Donna Peters-Small
  • Jared & Mandy Whelan
  • Jennifer Lynn Potter
  • Joanna Lynch
  • Karen Hurst
  • Karen-Denise Cyr & John McLennan*
  • Kat Polischuk & Rick Derksen
  • Katarina Kupca
  • Kathy Mulder
  • Kawaii Crepe - Candy Lam
  • Kelly McArthur - In memory of Leonne McArthur*
  • Lorena Trann
  • Lucy Szkwarek & Louis
  • Lynne Skromeda - In memory of Jim Skromeda*
  • Marlene Stern
  • Michael Kelly*
  • Michelle Wadelius
  • Paul Laporte*
  • Sara Whitehead
  • Scott MacDonell
  • Wayne Drury
  • Wesley Postma

$250 to $499

  • Aaron & Maureen Penner
  • Allan Beach & Carolina Stecher
  • Amanda Douglas
  • Andrew Macfarlane
  • Angela Barber
  • Anne Mahdi
  • Annmarie Sanders
  • Aynsley Cockshott
  • Barbara Bowen - In honour of Margaret Pidlaski*
  • Benita Cohen*
  • Bob & Karen McManus*
  • Brendan Stothers
  • Catherine Schinkel
  • Cathy Harder
  • Chris Dooley & Trish Sale
  • Cindy Phelan
  • Colleen Kennelly
  • Courtney Harris
  • Cynthia Plett
  • Dan & Dawn Torbiak
  • Daniel Levin
  • Daryl Wiebe
  • David Cuthbert
  • David Baluk - In memory of Peter Baluk
  • Donald Bindas
  • Dwight Stewart
  • Ed & Donna Pacholok
  • Edward Sale
  • Elise Ann Hogue - In memory of Alanna Hogue
  • Gary & Darcia Senft
  • Gayle Robertson
  • Geof Langen
  • George Bass
  • Graham Jones
  • Henriette & James Schellenberg
  • Henry Daniels
  • Ian Petrowski
  • Iris Kornelsen
  • Iris Reimer
  • Jack Braun
  • Jan Modler
  • Jared Webber
  • Jeff & Christine Frank
  • Jenn Mackenzie
  • Jennifer Findlay
  • Jennifer Nakonechny-Toews
  • Jim Macgregor
  • Joanne Pettis
  • John Kearsey in honour of Marlene Stern
  • Jon Kovacs - In memory of John Prine*
  • Jordan Wood
  • Julie Soko
  • Karla Ferguson & Sean McManus*
  • Ken & Marlene Kroeker
  • Keri McPhillips
  • Larry Schell
  • Laura Beattie
  • Linda Burnside
  • Linda Cubbidge
  • Lisa Carriere
  • Mark Etkin & Gloria Rathwell - In memory of Lissa Donner
  • Michael Paluk
  • Mike & Kathy Baudic
  • Nanette McKay
  • Noreen Mian*
  • Ocean Trailer - Amanda Budd
  • Penny Staples
  • Perry Harms
  • Peter Funk & Michelle Montsion
  • Randall S. Swartz
  • Ray Hesslein
  • Rebecca Schindle
  • Reynold DeSpiegelaere
  • Richard Gustaw
  • Richard Greene & Bonita Savage - In memory of Mark Golden
  • Robbie Shuturma
  • Robert Neill
  • Ron Bailey*
  • Sabrina Patrick
  • Samara May
  • Sara Reymond
  • Sean Gutheil
  • Shannon Bunkowsky
  • Shelley Girardin
  • Silvana Kraemer
  • Steve Benson
  • Suzanne Lloyd in memory of Graham Lloyd
  • Terence Wiebe*
  • Terry Sargeant & Margaret Haney
  • Tim Wehner
  • Tristan McGillivray
  • Troy Lambert
  • Valerie Cook
  • Wayne Antonishin
  • Yvonne Peters & Howard Miller

$100 to $249

  • Adele & Dale Stiles
  • Alan Denton
  • Alison Campbell & Alan Scramstad
  • Alyssa Estell
  • Anne Duncan
  • Anne MacLean
  • Annika Weeks
  • Arlene Forsyth
  • Audrey Mark
  • Barb Neaman
  • Barbara Kehler
  • Barbara Dalzell
  • Beverly Doern
  • Bill Ayers
  • Brenda Taylor
  • Bryan & Berni Harley
  • Bryan & Sandra Hill
  • Buffy Davey
  • Cameron & Sandra Lock
  • Carol Frampton
  • Carol Wood
  • Carole Reeve
  • Catherine Zink
  • Cathy Steven*
  • Cathy Tully
  • Chad Bruce
  • Charles Cox
  • Cheryl Funk
  • Chocolatier Constance Popp - Constance Popp
  • Chris Frayer & Miriam Jezik*
  • Christalee Leuschen
  • Christina Fawcett
  • Christine Corthey
  • Christopher Parker
  • Chrystal Robert-Macey & Christopher Macey
  • Colin Goldstone
  • Colleen A. McKenty
  • Connie Eisenbraun
  • Constance DeCorby - In memory of Jan Henley
  • Corey Dyck
  • Corey Ticknor
  • Courtney Wowryk
  • Cynthia Sawatzky & Greg Speiser
  • Cynthia Ostapyk
  • Dale Stevenson
  • Dana Wiens in honour of Les Wiens
  • Dave Clement - In memory of Mitch Podolak
  • David Grant-Klassen
  • David Northcott
  • David Barney
  • David Butler
  • David Crook
  • David Vigeland
  • Dean Klein
  • Dean Prokopowich - Dean Prokopowich Interior Design
  • Derek Weidenhamer & Cathey Day - In memory of Sue Tjaden
  • Devan Ostapyk
  • Diane Bilodeau
  • Diane Kunec
  • Dmitri Bondarenko
  • Donahue Randi Lee
  • Donald & Sandy Loewen
  • Donna Byrk
  • Doris Mengelberg
  • Doug & Sandra Holmes
  • Dr. Dennis Champagne
  • Edith Reisacher
  • Elena Anderson
  • Elizabeth Hiltz
  • Elizabeth Kazina
  • Elizabeth Tyndall in honour of Ella & Rhea
  • Emily Modin
  • Emma Bock
  • Eric Von Graevenitz
  • Erin Keating
  • Ethan Poskanzer & Judy Nisenholt
  • Eugene Boychuk
  • Florence G. Barnsley
  • Francene Adelman & Jack Charm
  • Francois & Catherine Lentz
  • Gabrielle Lint
  • Gail Granger Communications - Gail Granger
  • Gary Slotnikov
  • Gene Degen
  • Georgia Kerr & Duane Cheskey*
  • Gerald Callow
  • Ghislaine Giroux
  • Gina Loewen
  • Ginny Aho
  • Glen Finch - In memory of Gord Finch
  • Glen & Margaret Manning
  • Gordon Carson
  • Greg Loucks
  • Guy Fontaine
  • Gwen Waedt
  • Hannah Molloy
  • Harry Dornn
  • Hazel Bock
  • Heather Lamoureux in honour of Sandra Morrison
  • Heather Plett
  • Heather Toews - In memory of Kiera & Roen
  • Henry Fast*
  • Holly Einess
  • Jacqueline Crone
  • Jaime Tapper
  • Jaime Kyle
  • James Tepper
  • James Bedford
  • Janet Roberts
  • Jean Skromeda
  • Jeannine Audette
  • Jeff Arychuk
  • Jennifer Fridfinnson-Elliott
  • Jennifer Ryan
  • Jenny Gerbasi
  • Jerry Maskiew
  • Jill Matthews
  • Jill Olson
  • Jill Siemens
  • Jill Winograd
  • Jim & Arlene Robinson*
  • Joan Walker
  • Joanna Bailes
  • Joanne Noga - In memory of Elton Noga
  • John McNairnay
  • John Oldenkamp
  • John Wyndels
  • John Bell
  • Jordi Johnson
  • Josephine Cox in honour of Michael Cox
  • Judith Kendle
  • Judith Redmond
  • Justin Schinkel
  • Kalynn Spain
  • Karen Dana & Harry Havey - In memory of Drew Cringan & Brenda Prosken
  • Karen Hamelin
  • Kathi Grossart
  • Kathy Palmer
  • Kathy & Rollin Penner*
  • Katie Byman
  • Kelly Kuryk
  • Kelsey Wiebe
  • Kendra Witte-Robinson
  • Kerry Ryan
  • Kevin Davis
  • Kimberly Thiessen
  • Kirby Sayant
  • Kirsten Earl McCorrister*
  • Krystofer Penner
  • Lauri Stewart
  • Laurie Blanchard
  • Lea L. Baturin
  • Leanne Yassein
  • Lenette Johnson
  • Leslie Clark
  • Lianne Belton
  • LightVisions Ltd. Mr. Doug Seney
  • Linda Duffy
  • Lisa Strong & Mike Jurkow - In honour of Home Care Workers*
  • Lisa Hastings
  • Lisa Dveris
  • Lisa Fehr*
  • Lise Lavoie
  • Lois Hunt
  • Lorraine Turenne
  • Lorrie Isbister
  • Lucian Lebitt
  • Luella Pennington
  • Lynda Norman
  • Lynelle Hebert
  • Mara-Lee Statham
  • Margaret McGimpsey in honour of Lana McGimpsey
  • Marie Louise
  • Mark & Zoe Simkin*
  • Marlee Chancy
  • Martin Barbara
  • Marty Greenfeld
  • Matthew Reimer-Fehr
  • Melanie Jichuk
  • Melanie R. Gaudreau
  • Michael & Sharon Moffatt
  • Michelle Thorsteinson
  • Mike Schettler
  • Molly Bell
  • Morgan Bennett
  • Morgan Hamill & Damon Mitchell*
  • Nancy Aasland
  • Nancy & Kurt Clyde
  • Nathan Ngaherty
  • Nicole Dueck
  • Nicole Maier
  • Norm Hiebert
  • Patricia Dandenault
  • Paul Kresko
  • Paul & Linda Bailes
  • Phil Veldhuis & Vona Guiler
  • Phyllis Lukey
  • Pravin & Aruna Hingwala
  • Raegan Swanson
  • Raia Finc
  • Randi Warne
  • Raymond Burns
  • Rebecca Broder
  • Rebecca Brask
  • Rebecca Durnin-Richards
  • Reynold & Esther Redekopp
  • Richard Armistead
  • Richard Drummond
  • Richard Lennon
  • Richard & Suzie McClear
  • Rick Wiebe
  • Robert Havens
  • Robert Tinker
  • Ron Scheurkogel
  • Ron Jonkman
  • Rowena Lunn
  • Roxanne Dueck
  • Roxanne LaPointe
  • Ruby Duxbury - In memory of John Prine*
  • Ruth Enns
  • Ruth Luff in honour of Melissa Louise Luff
  • Ruth Simkin
  • Sandra Schmidtke
  • Shaleem Hosein
  • Shane Picken
  • Shawn Kettner - In memory of Sid Williamson
  • Shelby McLeod
  • Sheldon Johnson
  • Shelly Banco
  • Shelly Smith
  • Sheryl Hildebrand
  • Sky Bridges
  • Susan Kasian
  • Susan Watchman
  • Susan Hawkins
  • Taisa Monastyrski - In memory of Brenda Prosken
  • Tammy Oze
  • Tania Douglas - In memory of Peter Mark Kucparic
  • Terry Cooke - In memory of John Kenneth Cooke
  • Terry & Linda Carter
  • Tim Letkemann
  • Tim Turner
  • Tim Proveda
  • Tom Garett
  • Vicki Toews - In memory of Josh Chornick
  • Victor Dobchuk & Wendy Land in honour of Loa Henry
  • Wendy Tod
  • Yutta Fricke

$20 to $99

  • Adriana Adriana Mingo
  • Alex Braun
  • Alex Mackinnon
  • Alexandra Trann
  • Alexandra Mattocks
  • Alison Thomas
  • Alison Yakel
  • Allison Besel
  • Amanda Preachuk
  • Anja Pearson
  • Ann Tigchelaar
  • Antoine Allard
  • Ayla Slessor
  • Bailey Englot
  • Barbara Friedman
  • Ben Sures - In memory of Mitch Podolak
  • Beth McKechnie
  • Beverly Crowston
  • Bill Holbrow
  • Bonnie Tulloch
  • Brandon McKenzie
  • Brenda Toutant
  • Brennen Petersen
  • Brett Cease
  • Brett Thurston
  • Carla Keast
  • Caroline Evans
  • Carrie Carlevaro
  • Catherine Lovatt
  • Cathie Waldie
  • Chantelle Cotton
  • Chelsea Gordon
  • Chelsea Kroeker
  • Cheryl Grewar
  • Cheryl Costen
  • Chris Reichert
  • Chris Adamopoulos
  • Chris Turyk
  • Chris Douglas
  • Christine Bradley
  • Christine Kennedy & Michael Sharpe
  • Cierra Bettens
  • Claire Maxwell & Grant Platts
  • Clarke Wainikma
  • Colette Havens & Michael Jerch
  • Constance Olivier
  • Corinna Nolan
  • Corrine Santini
  • Dana Pucillo
  • Danica Wasney
  • Daniel R. Dickson
  • Danielle Shannon
  • Darlene Hnatyshyn & Jake Fehr
  • Darren Bouchard
  • Darryl Ostapyk
  • Dave & Carol Bailey
  • David Lavender
  • David Shedden
  • Deb Fraser
  • Desirae Mercer
  • Diane Wiley
  • Dianne Cox
  • Dianne Gray-Wysocki
  • Dick Croft
  • Donna Warenko
  • Dorothy McKay
  • Doug Carmichael
  • Ed Boulay
  • Eileen Kirton
  • Elisha Toews
  • Ella Potter
  • Ellen Funk
  • Emily Fines
  • Emily Kananoja in honour of Kristine Betker
  • Emily Chandler
  • Erin Shreiber
  • Erin Acland
  • Erin Nero
  • Eryn Mackenzie
  • Fran Taylor & Greg Docker
  • Franco Aiello
  • Frank Martin
  • Gary Hunter
  • Gayle Michalyshyn
  • George O'Neill
  • Gordon Elvers
  • Grant Paley
  • Haley Magwood
  • Heather Gibson
  • Heather Kozubski
  • Heather Sandilands
  • Helga Borchert
  • Hetaher McCorrister
  • Irene Sallee
  • Jane Hudec
  • Jane & David Frayer
  • Jay Shah
  • Jennifer Benjaminson
  • Jennifer Enns
  • Jess Champion-Taylor
  • Jessica Stafford
  • Jessica Soko
  • Jillian Preston-Gren
  • Jillian Toews
  • Jim Blomquist
  • Jo-Anne Kulesza
  • Joel Schwab
  • John Helliar
  • John Anderson
  • Joseph Burkhardt
  • Julie Bachewich
  • Julie Dykstra in honour of William Prince
  • Julie Penner
  • Justin Reischek
  • K. Ballantine
  • Karen Tarr
  • Kat Rother
  • Katarzyna Dyszy
  • Katherine Karr
  • Katherine Cobor
  • Kathleen Giesbrecht
  • Katrina Froese
  • Kelly Frazer
  • Kelly Speak
  • Kelly Johnston
  • Kelly & Jen Kjartanson
  • Kelsey Murray
  • Kelvin Koots
  • Kenneth Wreggitt
  • Kenneth & Darlene Walford
  • Kenton Reimer
  • Kerry Skinner
  • Kevin Stehl
  • Kiera Porisky
  • Kim Brown
  • Kira Regan
  • Kristin Borgerson
  • Laura Shabaga
  • Laura Wytrykush
  • Lauren Partridge
  • Lawrence Nystrom
  • Le Cercle Moliere - Lynne Connelly
  • Leah Buermeyer
  • Leah Gilchrist
  • Lenora Rose Patrick
  • Leona Wiens
  • Lianne Picton
  • Lillian Gelberg
  • Lilly Shim
  • Linda Zacharias
  • Lindsey McCormick
  • Lindy Norris
  • Linnae MacKenzie
  • Lisa Essig
  • Lori Davies
  • Lori Dyck
  • Lynne Champagne
  • Mackenzie Alexiuk
  • Mama Pacha - Tara Garcia
  • Marilyn Jestin
  • Mark Arneson
  • Marnie Hill
  • Marsha Landsborough
  • Mary Newton
  • Mary Waller
  • Melanie Boille
  • Michael Cairns
  • Michelle Guntel
  • Mikaila Hardy
  • Miles Bruns
  • Molly Oswald
  • Monica Samuda
  • Muriel Robidoux Coates
  • Murray Rempel
  • Nicholas Luchak
  • Nicole Whyte
  • Nicole Denboer
  • Patricia Morden
  • Patricia Rothney
  • Patty Stolpman
  • Paul Mailhot
  • Phyllis Clemens
  • Richard Lambert
  • Robert Froese
  • Roberta Coffey
  • Robin Draves
  • Robin Young
  • Robin Nurse
  • Ron Halldorson
  • Ronuk Modha
  • Sally Sweatman
  • Sandra Popham
  • Sandra Stec
  • Sara Zuchetto
  • Scott Tinkler
  • Shannon Abs
  • Shannon Legge
  • Shelby Bernhard
  • Sheldon Permack
  • Sherri Brayshaw-Spencer
  • Stacey Robertson
  • Stephanie Desmarais
  • Taegan Fullham
  • Tamara Subtelny
  • Tamara rae Biebrich
  • Tammy Hobson
  • Teri Stevens
  • Tessa Wiwchar
  • Tim Shorten
  • Tracie Parkinson
  • Tusia Kozub
  • Val Wood in honour of Jordan Wood
  • Wendy Auld
  • William McIntosh
  • William Standyk
  • Zoe Stevens
  • 4 Anonymous Individuals

The list above recognizes the contributions received between January 1, 2020 and December 31, 2020. Updates will be made on a weekly basis and please let us know if there are any errors or omissions.