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Public Programs – August 2022

Our public programs are free and open to the public. Each month we feature different speakers and topics.

Jim Little: cancer to the tune of survival

Jim Little is three years past a radical cancer surgery that included complete removal of his stomach, spleen and several lymph nodes. His message to others facing cancer is … “Get involved with Wellspring, there are tons of good free resources there for you. Get involved with other support groups too, there is value in reaching out and connecting.” He also recommends music and calls his guitar a survival tool.

Speaker Series – July 2022

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

Ann Dowling: journey to Wellspring volunteer

Ann Dowling may have battled breast cancer in 2011, but she doesn’t look back with regret, she views her current healthy life with positivity, and she is filled with gratitude that cancer led her to Wellspring. “I received so many benefits from Wellspring and now I get to volunteer and help others who have faced what I faced.”

Lillas Hatala: opening to grace

At the end of December 2021, one year after losing her husband, Lillas learned that her cancer was back for a third time. It was a devastating blow during a period of deep grief. Immediately she became very ill and a new regime of chemo was prescribed.

Turn your empty cans and bottles into a donation!

Is your recycling building up but you just don’t have the time or desire to go to the bottle depot? Download SkipTheDepot, select “Wellspring Calgary” as your charity of choice, and they’ll do the rest!

Speaker Series – June 2022

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

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?

Speaker Series – May 2022

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

Wellspring Calgary welcomes you back to in-person programming

We’re excited to welcome everyone back to both Wellspring Calgary centres on Monday, May 2!

Rosa Escobar: finding cancer support at Wellspring

Rosa was a busy 44-year-old raising three kids of her own and caring for many other kids at her much loved day home, when she began experiencing strange physical symptoms.

Andrew Del Frari: “Wellspring helped me turn my life around”

Andrew Del Frari has worked incredibly hard to reinvent his life, after a cancer diagnosis at age 52 ended his 26-year career in the education field, and left him with limited mobility and a diminished sense of purpose.