A love letter to Wellspring Calgary

The year Wellspring Calgary opened its doors, I opened my heart to all things Wellspring. The year was 2007 and I knew that my destiny was tied to this community forevermore. It’s impossible to explain what Wellspring means to me. How do you articulate a love and gratefulness beyond words?

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Sarah Gunderson: Money Matters Coordinator and cancer survivor

At 36, Sarah Gunderson was happily devoted to family and farm life, a career in social work, and unyielding faith that made it all make sense. Then her life was impossibly shaken by a cancer diagnosis. Sarah, Wellspring’s own Money Matters coordinator, knows the fears of cancer, the lows of treatment, and the uphill path to hope and recovery.

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Marilyn Will: tried and true

Marilyn Will has a 360-degree perspective of Wellspring Calgary … she has been a volunteer, member and valued committee member. Read how Marilyn’s connection to Wellspring spans over a decade, and sparked a generous donation from her parents’ art collection.

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Peggy Brosens: Wellspring pedal pusher

If you want to know about Wellspring Calgary’s history, ask Peggy Brosens who has been with Wellspring since its inception, and had the privilege of working with John Stephure, one of our three amazing co-founders. Peggy is also a longtime planner and participant of Cancervive – a cycling fundraiser for Wellspring.

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Anna Carnell: Wellspring Program Coordinator

Anna Carnell has played a vital role in Wellspring programs for over a decade, and her connections with staff, volunteers and members are rich and plentiful. Read the back-story on Anna and see how, along with being a former teacher and librarian, once upon a time she spent her days on horseback immersed in the Foothills wilderness.

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Maureen Hall

Maureen Hall is one of those exceptional Wellspring enthusiasts who started as a member, became a volunteer, and later became a program leader and a member of Wellspring’s Governance Committee.

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