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Thank you to our Community and Corporate Supporters

Brookfield Residential Properties
www.brookfieldrp.com

Brookfield Residential Properties is a company that knows how to give back. “Any company, if they’re doing the right things,” says CEO & President, Alan Norris, “should be engaged in the community where they do business, and they should be actively engaged in doing that and sharing that with their employees. It’s important for every employee to know what we stand for and what our value system is as a company.”
 
In 2008, while operating under the name of Carma Developers, Carma employees from across North America came to Calgary for one day to build the Wellspring Calgary facility.  Thanks to their hard work, sweat equity and the generous financial support of Brookfield Residential Properties of the gift of this home, Carma House, the Wellspring Calgary home-like centre, opened to serve members in May 2009. “That build day certainly was the pivotal point of how Carma / Brookfield Residential got introduced to Wellspring Calgary,” affirms David Allan, President, Calgary Land, Brookfield Residential Properties Inc. “But that day is only one day in many years of history we now enjoy with Wellspring Calgary.”
 
We salute you, Brookfield Residential Properties, for your long-standing support and adoption of Wellspring Calgary! Thanks to you, no one has to fa
ce cancer alone!

The Calgary Foundation
www.thecalgaryfoundation.org

The Calgary Foundation facilitates collaborative philanthropy by making connections between donors and community organizations for the long term benefit of Calgary and surrounding area. Wellspring Calgary is a grateful recipient of many funds provided through Calgary Foundation’s Community Grants Fund and donor directed funds. The Calgary Foundation is the primary funder of a three-year pilot program called Money Matters which will assist cancer patients and their families to access local financial and legal assistance during their cancer journey. Wellspring Calgary is grateful for the support of so many Calgarians through The Calgary Foundation.

CREB Charitable Foundation

http://www.calgaryrealtorscare.org/

Since its inception in 1987, the CREB® Charitable Foundation has contributed more than $5 million to a wide range of charities and non-profit organizations in our communities. With a membership of more than 5,200 REALTORS® and community partners, the Charitable Foundation exists to promote the charitable and philanthropic activities of its members. Thanks to the extraordinary support of the Calgary Real Estate Board Foundation Board (CREB), Wellspring Calgary was able to offer four program sessions in 2013 of both our Brain Fog and Return to Work programs, addressing a vital need in our community for support in returning to work and restoring cognitive function following a cancer diagnosis. Wellspring Calgary is exceedingly grateful for this vital support, which has a demonstrable positive impact on the quality of life of many Calgarians, and plays an influential and supportive role to workplaces seeking to accommodate returning employees following a cancer diagnosis.

Sabal Homes
www.sabalhomes.com

Sabal Homes is Calgary’s most uncommonly stylish home builder. Distinct, thoughtful, one-of-a-kind; bridging unparalleled innovation with style, service and selection styles of homes can be found in communities in Calgary, Airdrie, Cochrane and Edmonton. Wellspring Calgary is delighted to welcome Sabal Homes as the 2013 Presenting Sponsor of Toupee for a Day, our signature event. As a proud member of the Hopewell Group of Companies, Sabal is involved in various community events and is an ongoing supporter of charitable organizations such as The Children’s Cottage Society, Meals on Wheels, Tim Horton’s Children's Foundation, Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, Make-A-Wish Foundation and the Alberta Youth Outreach Foundation to name a few. Wellspring Calgary is honoured to be counted among the community supported charities Sabal Homes aligns with. Thank you Sabal Homes!

RBC Foundation
RBC Foundation

 As one of Canada's largest banks, RBC believes in the importance of focusing on the impact it has on the workforce, the economy, the communities where it operates, the environment and the marketplace. Last year, RBC contributed more than $95 million to causes world-wide through donations, community investments and sponsorships. Wellspring Calgary is delighted to welcome RBC Foundation as one of our major funders for the Money Matters program. We couldn’t have done it without you!  

 

Nu-Way Floor Fashions
www.nu-wayfloors.com

For the past 35 years the Gifford family has been committed to superior customer service. They have instilled a pride and passion in their 40 dedicated employees to make every floor their do a work of art with skilled craftsmanship and thoughtful creative design. Nu-Way Floors is also committed to supporting the Calgary community and invests regularly in worthy projects such as Wellspring Calgary. Fred Gifford, President and C.E.O. of Nu-Way Floor Fashions says, "We are proud to support Wellspring Calgary, a very important Cancer support agency that gives all cancer patients the help and support they need to battle this unwanted health issue."

BMO Bank of Montreal
http://www.bmo.com

BMO Bank of Montreal is proud to partner with Wellspring Calgary’s Toupee for a Day. Since its founding in 1817 as Canada’s first bank, BMO has become one of the nation’s largest corporate benefactors, supporting causes that help create stronger communities everywhere it does business. In Calgary, the first Bank of Montreal opened in 1886 and the bank has been a vital part of this city’s corporate landscape ever since; providing strong support to education, health, and social services. Wellspring Calgary is delighted to welcome BMO Bank of Montreal as our Toupee for a Day Flash Mob Dance Crew sponsor for 2013!

Stantec
http://www.stantec.com

Stantec provides a wide range of professional consulting services, all delivered with a focus on quality and integrity. That same ethic is applied to investment in community. Wellspring Calgary is proud and thankful to receive the ongoing support of Stantec.


 

Dentons
http://www.dentons.com

Dentons is committed to giving back to our local and global communities. Corporate citizenship is a fundamental aspect of the firm’s overall global strategy; Dentons is pleased and honoured to support important community organizations such as Wellspring Calgary, as well as supporting firm members in a broad range of volunteer opportunities. And Wellspring Calgary is honoured to be chosen by Dentons employees as a welcome avenue for their exemplary community support. A celebrated partnership of many years. Thank you Dentons!


 

The Edge Communications
http://www.edgevideo.ca/

The Edge generously created for Wellspring Calgary the Toupee for a Day 2012 flashmob video. The Edge is the customer service leader in video production by providing technical and creative solutions that fit our customer’s needs and by operating with integrity, respect and honesty. The Edge is dedicated to the creation of prosperity for our customers and employees by linking three core parts of our business: Product, Economic and Social. We care about the people we work with and the community we work in. We will find innovative ways to improve the quality of life for our employees and customers as well as that of the broader community – local, national and international. It is the mission of The Edge to seek with determination new and creative ways of addressing all three parts, while holding a deep respect for individuals inside and outside the company and for the communities of which they are part.


 

Art a la carte
www.artalacarte.org
Art a la Carte is a volunteer society that provides acute care cancer patients with a choice of art for their hospital rooms. Based in Calgary, the program complements healing by transforming sterile, clinical hospital environments into places of comfort and warmth. Led by Debbie Baylin, it is a delight to share office space, organizational ideas and everyday living with little Deb.

 

LaZboy
www.la-z-boy.com
The La-Z-boy brand name is synonymous with comfort and quality. In fact, you can always kick up your feet and get comfortable in a La-Z-boy! Keeping this vision in mind, regional manager Richard Williams, facilitated a complete In-Kind  furnishing of the Great Room and the Waterfall Room here at Carma House. Ahhhh. Comfort, it's what they do.
 

The World Health Charity
Golf Classic

calgary.worldhealth.ca

Since 2009, WH (Edgemont) club has been choosing to support Wellspring Calgary through their annual golf tournament. Their organizational mission is to enrich people's lives by inspiring a healthy and active lifestyle. Wellspring Calgary sees this as a perfect ‘fit’ to our mission to improve the quality of life for those living with cancer. We are so fortunate to have such a great community partner support us so faithfully through the years. Thank you, World Health Edgemont Club, for all you do for Calgarians and for Wellspring Calgary members!
Amaranth
www.amaranthfoods.ca
It is a pleasure  to promote our partnership with Amaranth and community relations coordinator, Amy Buckman and our shared values of promoting healthy foods, nutritional awareness and environmental responsibility.We believe that diet and nutrition are key in cancer prevention and that good eating habits during cancer care can help our members to cope better with cancer treatment effects.

 

 

The Greenery
www.greenery.ca

The Greenery has been beautifying offices in Calgary since 1977 and Wellspring Calgary is no exception to founder Joanne Young's rule and her staff. They are keen on green - literally bringing life and beauty to every room here at Wellspring. From potted trees and decorative planters to the tender care provided by Joanne's trained plant technicians - you have truly helped to make our house a home. 


 

The Integrative Health Institute, Mount Royal University
www.mtroyal.ca/integrativehealth

Mount Royal University's Integrative Health Institute leads and advances the growth and development of the integrative health sector in Canada by: providing education programming, engaging in research, and offering access to credible information. Wellspring Calgary is fortunate to benefit from their good work through a unique partnership which results in many of our members being able to learn from the good work of the Integrative Health Institute. We thank them sincerely for this support.


 

Prairie Mill Bread Co.
www.prairiemillbread.com

Prairie Mill Bread Co. is a company that has been nourishing Calgarians and many others for years. Recently, the Prairie Mill team turned their efforts toward Wellspring Calgary also. We are delighted to serve fresh loaves and other hearty and healthy snacks to visitors to Wellspring thanks to the support of Prairie Mill Bread Co. We are proud to advise that Prairie Mill Bread Co. is a 2010 recipient of the Government of Alberta:  Alberta Food for Health Award, a Premier’s Award.


 

Skogen Photography
www.skogenphotography.com

Rhea and Mark Skogen of Skogen Photography care about the important moments that define our lives. Their photographic work is celebrated and Wellspring Calgary is fortunate and honored to have Mark and Rhea capture many of our special moments. We thank them sincerely for helping us to record and share our precious memories.


 

OnGrowing Works
www.ongrowing.com

OnGrowing Works Ltd. is an award-winning landscape design and construction company based in Cochrane, Alberta, specializing in customer satisfaction through all aspects of outdoor living from softscape to hardscape. This celebrated company has recently turned their creativity toward Wellspring Calgary. The hardworking and exceptionally dedicated team are designing and creating the brick patio and Japanese Garden features Wellspring Calgary will be launching in the spring of 2011. We deeply value their creative and inspired involvement and look forward to telling you more about this exciting project as it unfolds.


 

Government of Alberta
Culture & Community Spirit
Community Spirit Program and Community Initiatives Program
http://culture.alberta.ca/cip/

The Community Spirit Program exists to increase charitable giving; recognizing and encouraging Albertans to support their favorite charities. Thanks to this innovative program, Wellspring Calgary has benefited from Community Spirit grants based on total cash donations that have directly supported our program and operating costs. The Community Initiatives Program (CIP) reinvests revenue generated from provincial lotteries in communities, to empower local citizens, and community organizations to work together and respond to local needs. Wellspring Calgary is honored and thankful to have received funds through CIP to support projects intended to enhance Wellspring Calgary’s effectiveness and sustainability.


 

Tricon Solutions Inc.
http://www.tricon-pmservices.com

Tricon Solutions is a team of highly skilled and experienced consulting professionals who deliver project-based consulting services to clients in a wide range of industries. Wellspring Calgary has been exceptionally fortunate to benefit from this sophisticated team who specialize in Program and Project Management, Project Coordination and Organizational Change Management. Thanks to Tricon, Wellspring Calgary is continuing to work on important systems which will help to sustain our work. Our greatest gratitude is extended to this tremendous group for their ongoing support.


 

Bearspaw Ladies Legacy

The Bearspaw Ladies Legacy are an extraordinary group of women sharing a passion for golf and caring for others, who use the game to make a difference. Since 2005, this amazing group have raised over $333,000 for charitable causes. In 2011, the Bearspaw Ladies have dedicated their efforts to support Wellspring Calgary’s caregiving and bereavement programs. Funds raised to a maximum of $60,000 will be matched dollar for dollar by an anonymous donor. A truly remarkable gift from a truly remarkable group!


 

Kinette Club of Calgary
http://www.kincalgary.com

The Kinette Club of Calgary are a dedicated group of women, who have become valuable supporters of Wellspring Calgary and the work that we do. The Kinette Club of Calgary, through their own fundraising efforts, funded the Horticultural Therapy Program and are continuing to raise more funds to support other important projects that will be of great value to our membership. Wellspring Calgary greatly appreciates the work that these women do for us.


 

The Rotary Club of Calgary, South Rotary Partners

The Rotary Club of Calgary, South Rotary Partners are the spouses of Rotarians. The Rotary Partners are true "partners in service" and key members of the Rotary Club of Calgary South, contributing to the many projects and events the Rotary Club spearheads, while also independently supporting organizations and communities through their own philanthropic activities. Wellspring Calgary is one of the lucky recipients of their generous support. We are deeply thankful to this group whose support has contributed to our ongoing program delivery.


 


We couldn't  do it without you.  Thank you to our community grassroots fundraisers.

CANCERVIVE

 

Inspired by Calgary cancer survivor, Brian McGregor, Cancervive raises awareness and support for those living through and beyond, cancer. Its flagship fundraising event is a yearly cross-continent peloton cycling expedition of 30 riders whose destination is a Lance Armstrong LiveStrong Challenge event. During the week-end, riders are joined by warriors - cancer patients who are given a few days filled with hope and inspiration as participants in the Challenge week-end. Wellspring Calgary is a $1MM benefactor of Cancervive's fundraising efforts.
We are forever grateful to you Cancervive.


TRICOPS It takes strength, determination and commitment to complete a triathlon and much more to tackle an Ironman. These are the qualities that define Tricops - a group of Calgary Police Officers and civilians who apply the same fortitude required of their sport to making a difference in the world. Through the Calgary Hitmen Headshave, the Calgary Police Half Marathon, and various triathlons - including Ironman Canada, Tricops has provided a gift of over $75,000 to Wellspring Calgary to date.
We salute you Tricops!
CARPE DIEM Every year, cancer survivor, Melody Williamson, along with her family and friends, kick up their heels at Carpe Diem, a raucous celebration of life with a Celtic Twist. With live entertainment, games, and dancing to Celtic, R&B, and rock music it’s an interactive family event that's not to be missed!  In 2011, Carpe Diem raised an impressive $10,680, making the collective total of their efforts over the years an incredible $30,000 for Wellspring Calgary! Our sincere thanks is extended to this fun-loving group who truly do “seize the day.”
CARSON'S BIKE RIDE Imagine giving up your birthday gifts so that you could support people like your Dad who had riden for Cancervive in support of others living with cancer. Decked in helmets, flags and unconditional resolve, 11-year-old Carson Reiser has lead a pack of friends, neighbours and community members through the Bow River bike trails for four years now. In 2011, Carson and his dedicated friends raised an impressive $11,000 for Wellspring Calgary. That's over $36,000 for Wellspring Calgary over the last four years. 
Like father, like son.

 

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