Lasting Change Blog

December 1, 2015
Join Ashley for a day in the Early Learning Center – and see the impact giving has in our community
  • Giving December 1/Giving Tuesday? Click here.  
  • Giving any other time? Click here!

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DECEMBER 1, 2015:  At Wellspring Family Services, we help families experiencing homelessness or other crises stabilize and take the next step towards building a better future. On this Giving Tuesday, we’re taking our community on a virtual tour of one our programs, the Early Learning Center, so people can see the joy they bring to children...

November 25, 2015
A step towards resilience and stability

NOVEMBER 25, 2015:  Your donations during this giving season will support Wellspring’s Community Services. Here are some examples of your dollars at work:


Housing Services
  • $300 provides a homeless family a month of intensive case management to find a safe, permanent home.
  • $100 stabilizes a homeless family living in their car with case management, and their first night of food and shelter.
  • $300 provides a household facing eviction a month of individualized case management services to stabilize and avert homelessness


Baby Boutique...
November 24, 2015

NOVEMBER 24, 2015:  Spread joy with clarity! Here are some questions and answers about our Giving Tuesday donation drive. Question not answered? Send us a note; please put Giving Tuesday in the subject line.

  • Ready to donate? You can do so here.
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Giving Tuesday is a global day to give back and help others through donations, time, good deeds or voice. It uses social media to spread the message. 

November 23, 2015

'Children and families are one of our most precious resources.'

'Wellspring is giving children and their families the ability to stabilize in the midst of trauma and to heal from the effects of trauma.'


NOVEMBER 23, 2015: Volunteers and individual donors are the lifeblood of nonprofits. Nationally, about two-thirds of all charitable donations come from individual donors. And as anyone in the business can tell you, a nonprofit’s close friends are the ones who sustain you, year in and out.

So during this time of giving – and thanks – we’re asking our friends, Why Wellspring?

Here is what two of our associate board members shared.

First encounters

Julie Keller was introduced to Wellspring by a friend who...

November 16, 2015
2015 Table Host of the Year: Allison Delong

"I arrived as a luncheon guest but had the background and bandwidth to be able to contribute more than a check.  My bandwidth has narrowed in recent years, but remaining involved in my community in varying doses will always be important to me.”

NOVEMBER 16, 2015: For Allison Delong, our 2015 Luncheon Table Host of the Year, supporting Wellspring Family Service loops back to her parents and the core values they taught her. 

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November 4, 2015
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  • Want to support our Early Learning Center? Amazon Classroom Wish list, here

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