Shumka acknowledges the following individuals, companies, foundations and funders for their generous support. We are sincerely grateful to you for keeping our boots moving and our dreams alive. #shumkabelieves

WHIRLWIND VISIONARY $50,000 to $500,000

Alberta Foundation for the Arts

Edmonton Arts Council

Northgate Industries Ltd.- Sid & Nellie Braaksma

WHIRLWIND BENEFACTOR $25,000 to $49,999

Northern Industrial Carriers Ltd. – Simon Sochatsky

WHIRLWIND ADVOCATE $10,000 to $24,999

Western Economic Diversification- Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program

WHIRLWIND SUPPORTER $2,500 to $9,999

Bill & MaryAnn Baziuk

Bottom Line Productions Inc.

City of Edmonton: Canada 150

Government of Canada- Canada Summer Jobs

Lexus of Edmonton West

Terry Mucha

Richard & Karen Slevinsky

Steel-Craft Door Products Ltd.

WHIRLWIND PARTNER $1,000 to $2,499

Alberta Ukrainian Dance Association (AUDA)


Caernarvon Community League

Blain & Marlene Gowing

Dr. Andrij Hornjatkevyč

Michael H. Sulyma (in Memory of Lorrie Sulyma)

Darka & Wally Tarnawsky


CIBC Employee Volunteer Program- Pinky Eugenio

Oksana & Bruce Grant

Larissa & Paul Groch


BOOTS & BEADS $200 to $499

Shirley & Billie Borys

Betty Corlett (Mukanik)

Shane Gibson


John & Michele Mucha

Ken & Barbara Pacholok


Dr. Roman Petryshyn

Fr. Patrick Powalinsky

Rochelle Shukalek

Vera & Doug Smeall

Diana Stevenson


Shawna & Duane JenkinsGinger & Darrell Friesen

Anna Kanevets

Frances Lema

Calynn Lirette

Jim McElgunn (in Honour of Annikka)

Ripple Effect Wellness Centre – Eldyka Simpson

Matthew Romaniuk

Maria & Jordan Rumohr

Tom Syvenky

Michelle Zapisocky & Sean Gregg

To the best of our knowledge, this list reflects monetary and in-kind donations received June 1 – December 5, 2017.  Please accept our apologies, and contact us at if we inadvertently missed you or have erred in your listing.