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Cancervive 2021

Cancervive is a grassroots, Calgary non-profit organization started in 2005 by Brian McGregor. Its sole objective is to support Wellspring in Alberta through an annual fundraising cycle tour.

Kerrie Gagne

My name is Kerrie Gagne and at 48 years old, I am living with a rare, non-curable form of blood cancer called AL Cardiac Amyloidosis. This happens when an abnormal protein called amyloid builds up in organs and interferes with their normal function.

Wisdom From Nature

For reasons I can’t even begin to describe, this caught my eye this afternoon. Was it because of the sun highlighting the colours, the vibrancy of the colours, or something else, I don’t know.

Message from Wellspring Calgary’s new CEO, Natalie Noble

Yesterday marked my first day as Wellspring Calgary’s Chief Executive Officer and I could not be more honoured to serve such an incredible organization.

Dr. Jackson Wu

Wellspring Calgary is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Jackson Wu, MSc. MD, FRCP to our Board of Directors. Dr. Wu is an esteemed Radiation Oncologist and Clinical Associate Professor in the Division of Radiation Oncology, University of Calgary, Tom Baker Cancer Centre.

Speaker Series – June 2021

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

Cancer Tribe

I have a brave and beautiful friend. Like me she goes to Wellspring and like me she needs Wellspring. Like me, there are some days when I am certain the only thing that keeps her putting one foot in front of the other is the fellowship and, yes, love that can be found here.

Lauren Coulombe

Lauren Coulombe is a cherished Wellspring Calgary volunteer who was recently accepted to not one, but three medical schools! In the fall of 2021, she will attend the Faculty of Medicine at U of A. Congratulations Lauren!

Cancer is Not Cancelled matching campaign

We are honoured at this critical time to have the Pareto Foundation and an anonymous donor offer to match all Wellspring Calgary donations, up to $110,000! We invite you to give and invite others you know to share this opportunity to support programs that are so vital to those living with cancer.

Stairclimb Challenge Wrap-Up

Join us for the Firefighter Stairclimb Challenge wrap-up on Facebook Live, where we will announce prize winners and hear from Calgary Fire Department Chief, Steve Dongworth, as well as Codey McIntyre, Acting President of the Firefighters Assistance Charitable Society.

Wellspring Calgary leadership change

Wellspring Calgary announced today that it has appointed Natalie Noble as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Noble will assume her responsibilities on June 1, 2021.

Called to the Mountains

Meet Rebecca Perkins, Wellspring Calgary’s southern Alberta lead. Rebecca hails from Australia.