Staff and volunteers at KTTC want to thank the students at St. Teresa's school in Peterborough. The students held a week-long "Toonies for Turtles" fundraising campaign and raised $117 to go towards the care of the 180+ turtles that will remain at the hospital through the winter months! KTTC went to the school and presented [...]
Counted the final pile of batteries to be registered total to be submitted today:17,307!! We hit the max 50,000 total and are now waiting to hear how much of the $15,000 will be awarded to KTTC! Thank you to those of you who dug out your dead batteries to help turtles! And another hat tip [...]
In memory of Joanne Nicholls (1934-2009), who spent many years saving every dime she could to donate to Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre. Joanne had a special place in her heart for turtles and wanted to do what she could to help them survive. She is warmly remembered as the "Dime Lady" and has raised hundreds [...]
Our November 3rd auction raised just over $3,800 for KTTC! Thank you to all who helped organize and run the event, including Keith Monk, Ste. Anne's Spa, The Chocolate Rabbit, Cat Sass in Norwood, Janet Knight and the Hastings Craft Group, Kawartha Wine, Sharon and Allan Hill, Eureka camping supplies, and many more. Local artists Jody [...]
With a little help from Mom Beverly 17 month old Nash, raised $50.27 for turtles this Halloween. In lieu of trick-or-treating Nash visited family and friends in his turtle costume, exchanging KTTC stickers for donations.
Brandon Clark raised another $145 for turtles at his 6th Birthday Party! Bringing his total for over $345!! Thank you Brandon! 2013 - Brandon has done it again!! He recently celebrated his 6th Birthday and in lieu of gifts he asked for donations to KTTC! He has raised $345 for turtles over [...]
Janet Knight is a wonderful artist in the Hastings area who has started a craft group with four other women to create beautiful mosaic tile turtles. Janet was first inspired to create these incredible turtles when she learned about the "Loggerhead Marinelife Centre" near her winter home in Juno Beach, Florida. Janet and her team [...]
Rose and brother, Conor, next to table covered supplies that she collected in lieu of birthday gifts! Rose decided to do something different for her birthday this year, something special for turtles! So her mother, Lisa, contacted the staff at Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre to get an idea of what items we needed [...]
On a hot July day 6-year-old William set up a kool-aid and brownie stand at his parent’s yard sale where he raised a total of $20.85! Rather than keeping it, he insisted that it be donated to the Kawartha Turtle Trauma Centre to help the injured turtles at the hospital. KTTC outreach volunteers had visited William’s school, and apparently the presentation had made quite [...]
Liam is 8 years old, but despite his age raised a staggering $340.00 for the KTTC. Liam collected all of his birthday money and donated it to the KTTC to help buy the turtles lots of worms. We couldn't do it without him!
Mitchell is 11 years old and raised a total of $80 for the KTTC to help save the turtles! He is very interested in turtles and continues to research them in his spare time in order to become a volunteer at the new KTTC educational centre in Keene Ontario with his Mom.
Your support is needed! The Turtle Trauma Centre, located in Peterborough, is under financial strain due to increased cost and lack of funding. This is an essential service! Seven out of eight turtle species in Ontario are now at risk of becoming extinct. The Pet Supply Warehouse is hosting the second annual BBQ and information day on June [...]