Sponsors 2020-09-28T12:45:05-07:00

We greatly appreciate donations and support of all kinds received from community members, businesses and organizations.

Major sponsors for the Giant Book Sale each year are the Rotary Club of Salt Spring Island, Driftwood Publishing and Country Grocer. The sale would also not be possible without a book-sorting facility generously provided by John Reid.

In 2017 the sale also benefitted hugely from contributions by Contour Grafix, Black Sheep Books, TNT Signs, Celebrity Accents, Laurie’s Recycling, Salt Spring Dairy Service, Mostly Just Because, SSI Recycle Depot, Girl Guides of Canada, Salt Spring Centre School, SSI Farmers’ Institute, SSI Chamber of Commerce, Salt Spring Search & Rescue Society, Silver Shadow Taxi, Café Talia, Embe Bakery, The Fishbowl, Salt Spring Exchange, BMO Ganges, Island Savings and CIBC Ganges.

In 2018, contributors were Black Sheep Books, Contour Grafix, SSI Farmers’ Institute, Salt Spring Fire Rescue, TNT Signs, Girl Guides of Canada, Celebrity Accents, Laurie’s Recycling, SSI Recycle Depot, SSI Chamber of Commerce, The Fishbowl, Salt Spring Exchange, Embe Bakery, Salt Spring Vineyards, Laughing Daughters Bakery and Cafe Talia.

Jewels for Literacy gratefully acknowledges support from Grass Roots Press, Island Savings, Salt Spring Public Library, Mondo Trading Company, Contour Grafix, Martinus, Su Obermeier, Gem&I Jewellery, and Culture Aveda Salon and Day Spa.

Thank you to the following donors in 2017: John Reid, Marg Monro, Graham Temke, Phyllis Webb, Carol Dodd, Grass Roots Press, Gisela Welsh, Jenny Meyers, Doug Burr, Helen Mears, Su Obermeier, Liz Armour, Barnaby Fell, Katherine Atkins, Nicola Bell, Sharon Chia, Judi Francis, Claudia French, Gillian Hobbs, Mary Paddon, Stanley Shapiro, Lorraine Ziola, Sylvia Ommaney, Arthur Black, Lynne Raymond, Gail Sjuberg, Eddy and Jan Jang, Helen Hinchliff.

Salt Spring Literacy also appreciates the support of current landlord Martin Ogilvie and his family, and community partners Salt Spring Public Library, Salt Spring Island Community Services, School District 64, Beacon Community Services (WorkBC), Greenwoods Eldercare Society and Island Women Against Violence.