#Detecting4Charity Tag | The Ring Finders

Little Robbie Jr lost his prescription glasses in the snow Brampton, ON

from Brampton (Ontario, Canada)
Contact: 1-647-383-6891

A dear Friend and Co-worker Rockin’ Robbie sent me a message last night that his son little Robbie Jr. lost his prescription glasses playing in the snow. Robbie knew I was a detectorist registered with TheRingFindersDotCom and I was successful helping others!

I brought my metal detectors into work and we decided to meet up at lunch break!

Rockin’ Robbie said his son was playing on the pile of snow in the cul-de-sac as well as on the front yard of two homes. His pocket was undone and he thinks the glasses fell out.

I started grid searching with the ExcalibarII on the mini mountain. Then after a car moved in the front of one home I switched over to the Equinox 800. Within two minutes we found little Robbie Jr.’s glasses!! Unfortunately, they were damaged and we had figured the snow blower must have eaten them!! Lucky Robbie Jr. Still has his old pair!

I was happy to help my Friend & Co-worker but sad his Son’s glasses were damaged!

Here’s a video link:

I felt like a kid again standing on top of a snow mountain!!

LOST PLATINUM/ROSE GOLD & DIAMOND RING IN SNOW Brampton, Ontario

from Brampton (Ontario, Canada)
Contact: 1-647-383-6891

I received a phone message this morning from a young man Satvir K. of Brampton Ontario.

I called Satvir back and spoke to him. He had shovelled the snow late last night and then proceeded to spread salt on his driveway with his bare hands. When he came into his home he noticed his sentimental wedding band recent made/purchased in India was missing! Satvir went back out to check the snow banks for 3 hours with no success.

Satvir googled lost ring and “The Ring Finders Dot Com’ page came up!

I immediately headed down after speaking with him. Within 5 minutes I located Satvir’s beautiful wedding band at the bottom of the driveway! He and his Wife were so thrilled and very happy!

Here is a video link to the ring recovery!!

I am grateful that another charity donation has come into ‘The Kelly Shires Breast Cancer Foundation’ through my fundraising page! Satvir receives a tax donation receipt!

Thank you for your kindness Satvir!

  

LOST 10k WHITE GOLD HEIRLOOM RING FLICKED OFF BALCONY BLUE MOUNTAIN, COLLINGWOOD ONTARIO

from Brampton (Ontario, Canada)
Contact: 1-647-383-6891

Received a text and phone call from Adrian. His dear Friend Alexis was visiting him at Blue Mountain Village in Collingwood, Ontario.

Great Friends having a great time enjoy the many activities Blue Mountain has to offer! Wonderful dining and apres ski bars, day and night skiing, incredible spa packages with a tremendous European atmosphere!

They were enjoying a smoke on the balcony. Alexis flicked her cigarette butt off the balcony and her late Mother’s ring that was gifted to her flew off into the snow below.

Adrian purchased a metal detector from a local Canadian Tire store but had no luck! He then found and hired me off TheRingFindersDotCom website.

Adrian was determined to surprise Alexis to get this very sentimental and irreplaceable ring back to her! What an amazing Friendship!! Check out the video!!

Another donation coming into The Kelly Shires Breast Cancer Foundation to help patients that need monetary support fighting this terrible disease!! #PayItForward !!

Thank you Adrian for entrusting me to help recover this special Heirloom Ring! I felt as if Alexis’s late Mother was telling me to tell Alexis to STOP SMOKING! lol

  

 

Alberta man lost his wedding band playing football at Wasaga Beach 6, Ontario

from Brampton (Ontario, Canada)
Contact: 1-647-383-6891

A western Canada Alberta man named Milton was visiting Wasaga Beach 6, Ontario a few months ago. He was 100-150 yards off shore throwing around a football when his silver coloured tungsten ring slipped off into the water!

I saw a Facebook post on the local Wasaga Beach page and messaged Milton. I advised I was a professional detectorist with The Ring Finders Dot Com and explained what we did and that we were part of a global organization in helping people find their lost belongings. He hired me and I headed out a few days later.

Day 1 was quite rough. 7 hours in the water gridding from shore out to 200’. I ALWAYS go further and wider from where they ‘think’ they’ve lost their ring…especially if a throwing motion was a factor! I had no luck!

Day 2 I decided to try again but go further out…and BINGO, I FOUND IT!!! I came back into shore and face timed Milton through Facebook. Happy Husband & his Happy Wife!!

Check out the video!!

The next day I mailed Milton’s silver coloured tungsten wedding band back to Alberta. He graciously made a donation for my “pay-it-forward campaign” with an on-line donation to the Kelly Shires Breast Cancer Foundation. The Foundation then sends a tax receipt! Everyone wins!!

Thank you Milton for entrusting me to recover and return your wedding band!!

  

 

Man loses 18k wedding band on a dock Stewart Lake, Mactier, ON 🇨🇦

from Brampton (Ontario, Canada)
Contact: 1-647-383-6891

Mass & Joanne were at their Friends cottage on beautiful Stewart Lake in Mactier, Ontario in the Township of Georgian Bay in absolutely breathtaking Muskoka Region.

They were enjoying a lovely day on the dock when they heard a click and a clang. Mass realized his 18k yellow/white gold wedding band had slipped off his finger, hit the deck and dropped into the water below.

They searched that day with no luck. They were up early to search the next morning with again no luck. Joanne googled “how to find a lost ring” and “THE RING FINDERS” directory came up. We traded emails throughout the week and set a date and time!

I arrived and shortly after Joanne and the cottage owners arrived! We brought all my gear down and here’s how it went….

It too 22 seconds to hear “that” distinctive gold tone on my Minelab Excalibur2… Then 36 seconds to get safety get under the dock to grasp the wedding band amongst the debris!!

Happy to help this couple out and grateful their charitable donation to the Kelly Shires Breast Cancer Foundation!! PAYING IT FORWARD!! Thank you Mass & Joanne!

  

 

Young Newly Engaged Couple lose Heirloom 18k Engagement Ring in the waters of Gulliver’s Lake, Hamilton ON 🇨🇦

from Brampton (Ontario, Canada)
Contact: 1-647-383-6891

Received a phone call from newly engaged Crystal inquiring about the recovery process of her recently lost 62 year old Heirloom 18k white gold with diamonds that belonged to her late Grandmother in the water at Gulliver’s Lake in Millgrove, Hamilton, Ontario! A popular RV camp ground, water activities, swimmers, beach goers and scuba divers with no motorized boating allowed!

Crystal advised her Fiancé Garrett of what we discussed but Garrett wanted desperately to find the ring himself due to his fun play of throwing his Fiancé into the water. He purchased a detector and wrapped it in plastic. They searched for hours with no luck and decided to call me back and book me for Sunday morning!

With permission granted from the Manager Debbie I arrived to meet them onsite 10am Sunday.

Unfortunately, Crystal felt her engagement ring fly off. They had a 10′ by 10′ exact area but us detectorists know how  trajectory and ring weight can play an important role to determine its path!

With a silty bottom and not too bad visibility I decided an underwater circular grid would be best at 6″ to 8″ depth with my scuba gear, 2 fiberglass poles, high viz yellow line and my Minelab excalibur2 with short dive shaft was set!

I set it up with Garrett that we were going to surprised Crystal as I felt strongly this wouldn’t take long in which it was amazing it took 25 seconds after my initial set up!!! A PERSONAL RECORD FOR ME!!

Check out my YouTube video and surprise!!!

Well, we definitely surprised Crystal to say the least…. BEEP……BEEP and Garrett and Crystal’s Father a sign of relief!!

Happy to help this young couple out on retrieving her beloved late Grandmother’s Engagement ring that meant the world to them and the Family!!

Thank you Garrett for his donation to the Kelly Shires Breast Cancer Foundation in my “PAY-IT-FORWARD CAMPAIGN”!! Using my passion for metal/scuba dive detecting to raise much needed funds to breast cancer Patients! Instead of my receiving a “reward” for finding the clients item, I insist the clients makes a donation to my Charity that I’ve Snowmobiles/Volunteered with TGE last 11 of 20 years bow onto Year #12!! Garrett will receive a tax receipt for his donation!! 🌸💖🌸

HERE IS A LINK https://secure.e2rm.com/registrant/mobile/mobilePersonalPage.aspx?SID=11111228&LangPref=en-CA&EID=237968&Referrer=direct%2fnone&moreDonations=true

Thank you again to Gulliver’s Lake RV Resort Manager DEBBIE for granting me permission!!!

  

NEWLYWED LOSES TUNGSTEN WEDDING BAND IN ROUGH WATERS OF WASAGA BEACH, ONTARIO 🇨🇦

from Brampton (Ontario, Canada)
Contact: 1-647-383-6891

Gerard was in Wasaga Beach for his Brother’s bachelor party. All of the guys were throwing a football in the water. Gerard dove in the water to try and catch the football. As soon as He came up from the water He noticed his tungsten wedding ring was missing.

Gerard’s heart sunk with immediate panic setting in. After a few hours of looking, he finally gave up.

Gerard called his wife Angellie, to tell her the bad news. After a few minutes, his  wife came across One of my Facebook pages with my “The Ring Finders” blog stories, “Metal Detecting for Charity” and told him to contact her to see if she could help.

I responded immediately to Gerard’s FB PM. After he gave me the details of his lost wedding ring, I contacted some of the other detectorists that were at the location already to see if they could help. They were busy with another ring search and the water conditions were deteriorating.

I advised Gerard that I would drive up to Wasaga the next morning and because he called immediately, I advised him I was confident I had a great chance to recover it.

I arrived very early Sunday morning. Saw some of the other detectorists out and started a very close/tight grid search shoreline to 100’ out before the first sandbar as per Gerard’s perimeters! Four hours later, I had it!!!

I immediately headed back to my truck and decided to call Gerard with the great news that I recovered his wedding band!! I told Gerard his prayers worked and that I found his wedding ring!!!

He said he felt like I won the lottery! The van load of Bachelor patty goers immediately turned around and met with me a short time later.

As soon as I stepped out of my truck we started recording and I was holding up Gerard’s wedding ring!! He couldn’t help but give me a big hug! LOVE THAT!!!!

I advised Gerard because he was a Newlywed that I was forgoing my charge and asked him to “PAY-IT-FORWARD” with a nice donation to the Kelly Shires Breast Cancer Foundation’s on-line link with the amount of his choosing! The Foundation will in turn send him a tax receipt!

Gerard thanked me for my hard work, determination, and most of all my kind heart.

Gerard said “Alison is truly an amazing woman and I am forever be grateful to her.” Thank you l!!

I am very honoured to se a very generous donation from Gerard & Angellie was immediately sent in!! It sure made me feel that my efforts were truly gratefully acknowledged!! Thank you so very much Gerard & Angellie!!

I love my passion for this hobby and use it to help others in need!! I have raised over $7,000 in the last 4 years with my metal/scuba dive detecting through The Ring Finders dot Com!!! 98% of the population have never heard of this GLOBAL SERVICE of dedicated detectorists helping others locate lost rings/jewellery/keys/cell phones and many other items!! PLEASE SHARE!!

Here is a link to the awesome return video!!

https://youtu.be/cekvC9zr6rA

Happy cheers of surprise from the Bachelor Party goers on the recovery phone call were the ABSOLUTE BEST!!!!

  

 

2018 RE-CAP OF RECOVERIES and RETURNS FOR MY RING FINDER CLIENTS

from Brampton (Ontario, Canada)
Contact: 1-647-383-6891

I am honoured to be finishing off 2018 with 13 successful clients and look forward to many recoveries and returns for 2019! I have met some really amazing people and raised over $1,300 going to the Kelly Shires Breast Cancer Foundation for my #PayItForward campaign using my metal/scuba dive detecting hobby raising donations which is all my reward monies going to this wonderful charity!

I have completed a compilations of most of my successes in this YouTube video

I had a few unsuccessful attempts but will be heading back to those locations this summer to continue searching. I will continue to search for some of the owners of the other rings I have found during searches using social media. THE WORLD NEEDS TO KNOW ABOUT “THE RING FINDERS DOT COM” !!!

I wish all “The Ring Finders” dedicated MEMBERS/TEAM MEMBERS a very successful 2019!! Stay safe and keep the S*M*I*L*E*S coming!!

  

 

Tiffany & Co Platinum 950 wedding band lost in snow! Brampton, ON

from Brampton (Ontario, Canada)
Contact: 1-647-383-6891

Received a phone call from Steven during a search for lost keys in the snow for a lost Platinum 950 men’s wedding band in Brampton, Ontario. I advised that I will be happy to attend in a few hours after my ongoing recovery of lost keys.

Last Thursday and Friday was Southern Ontario’s first winter snow event….and guess what!! Here comes another round of ‘lost’ special items!!

I headed down to Brampton and met up with Steven. He advised that he was horsing around in the snow with his Brother and didn’t know if he lost it throwing snow or wrestling in the snow with his Brother….

Well, after a swing with the Minelab Equinox 800 and the hydro primary conductor and overhead secondary lines….there was a great deal of interference! So I swapped Noxie out to my #1 machine the Minelab Excalibur 2! Not only is the Excal2 amazing in water…and beach…it ROCKS on land and SNOW!!

Few minutes later after the switch…..BINGO IN THE  DRIVEWAY…..the wedding band was stuck in ice!! Little did I know it was a absolutely stunning and heavy “Tiffany & Company” ‘Double Milgrain’ wedding band! My FIRST T&C recovery and return. I am sure honoured they will be making a “PAY-IT-FORWARD” donation to my participation in the 2019 20th annual Kelly Shires Breast Cancer Foundation Snow Run in February 2019 in which they will receive a tax receipt from the foundation!

Here’s a link to the YouTube video for this recovery and return;

 

Thank you Stephen for your donation to my charity!! NO MORE SNOWBALLS LOL!!

 

  

November 18th, 2018

AUZZIE LOSES ENGAGEMENT RING OFF DOCK PARRY SOUND, ON

from Brampton (Ontario, Canada)
Contact: 1-647-383-6891

Received a text and subsequent telephone call from Holly and Australian Sheila. Holly has been visiting Ontario to help a dear Friend going through brain cancer. Previous weekend they were at a cottage on Rankin Lake in the beautiful Parry Sound area. Holly had taken both her engagement ring and wedding band off and tied them on her hair elastic then wrapping them around her cell phone. She picked up two oars and before she knew it saw them fling off her cell phone onto the deck. She found her wedding band on the dock but could not locate her white gold engagement ring.

Holly called a number of “ring finders” in a panic and took the first one available out of the Barrie area. Unfortunately, her engagement ring could not be located. She was again in a panic mode as she was heading home to Australia in a weeks time. Holly was extremely upset she called me again. We had made a last minute plan but had to cancel with the severe weather and tornado in eastern Ontario and Quebec with heavy damages. Upon speaking again mid-morning she had mentioned her return home and was desperate. I then finished packing my truck and said “LETS DO THIS – BE THERE IN 3 HOURS”.

We arrived at the cottage location, brought all the gear down and I proceeded to do a short grid from 4′ out from dock in and under. I decided not to do the area under the deck with a rock crib which is very difficult even though I also brought along my Detecnix pin pointer for that spot. Closer I was to shore after 10 minutes with 2 pull tabs, then a nail….there was the strong distinctive tone on the Minelab Excalibur 2!!! At this point I had a snorkel mask on without the snorkel as I left it in my truck. Holly was heading up to my truck to retrieve the snorkel and I said “wait a minute”…

After a few handfuls there was her beautiful engagement ring!! B=I=N=G=O!!

Here’s the video *******

We were both excited. She really didn’t think I was going to find it but she flies home a very happy lady.

I didn’t accept a reward for my “Pay-it-Forward” campaign for a charity donation (Kelly Shires Breast Cancer Foundation) because I consider Holly an “EARTH ANGEL” for being here for a month looking after her dear Friend with cancer. I will Pray for her Friend!!! I was given an invitation if I ever head to the “LAND DOWN UNDER”….Sure going to consider that offer!!

I have already advised Holly of another awesome ring finder in Australia “Jean Williams”!!

Great to meet ya Shiela “Holly”!! Cheers and safe travels back home!!