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Wellspring Member Vaccinations Update

Wellspring will require mandatory full vaccination for all who plan on visiting our centres or attend in-person activities. This includes our staff, volunteers, program leaders, our members and the public.

Speaker Series – December 2021

Our Speaker Series is free and open to the public. Each month we feature different speakers and topics.

Trevor Hamon: Throat Cancer Veteran on a Mission

Trevor Hamon felt like the only person in the world living with an agonizing form of throat cancer. Today, 14 years after diagnosis, he has cultivated a passion for cancer research, and with the support of his Wellspring community, he knows he is not alone on this difficult path.

Tina Slade: Embracing a Reframed Life

Tina Slade applies her signature brand of dark humour to cope with the challenges of cancer. Read how this Nanton-based lab tech views life through a new lens when she gets to the other side.
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Willow Park Wines & Spirits Wine Cellar Raffle

Your support is needed to meet the growing needs of those diagnosed with cancer and their families. Please give now. And if you make a gift before December 31, it will be matched by generous Wellspring donors – doubling your impact!

Help twice as many people living with cancer

Your support is needed to meet the growing needs of those diagnosed with cancer and their families. Please give now. And if you make a gift before December 31, it will be matched by generous Wellspring donors – doubling your impact!

Speaker Series – November 2021

Our Speaker Series is free and open to the public. Each month we feature different speakers and topics.

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.
Young Adult with cancer

Mike Wark: Young Adult from Red Deer Finds Cancer Support

When Mike Wark was diagnosed with cancer as a young adult at age 27, he leaned into his faith, and navigated the rocky road to wellness by applying his courageous spirit and his bold mountain biking skills.

Heartfelt Donation

Velma Beebe found solace and joy at Wellspring Calgary. When Velma lost her life to cancer, her sister Dorothy transformed Velma’s love of artistic pursuits into a donation, so others facing cancer could benefit from Wellspring’s supports.

Karen Campbell: Calm Heart, Warrior Spirit

Karen Campbell was nearing the end of her 30-year career working for Parks Canada, and had ventured into a new job, when she developed a persistent cough. Read how her path took an inexplicable turn.

Doing our part – Wellspring Calgary re-entry update

Although we do not have a date yet as to when we will open our centres, we continue to work on our re-entry plans. In the meantime, we have a full complement of online programs available for our members.