Non-profit cancer support organization opens a new facility in south Edmonton
Wellspring Edmonton’s new community-based cancer support centre will begin welcoming cancer patients, their caregivers and family members in January. The facility will host programs to address the non-medical needs faced by cancer patients, whether emotional, practical, physical or spiritual. The uniquely-designed 12,000 square-foot facility is located on 65 Avenue and 113 Street.
“It all started as an idea eight years ago to bring a Wellspring to Edmonton and help our community face cancer together,” says Wellspring Edmonton chair Dr. Glenn Hundleby. “Today, it is a reality, thanks to the generous support of the community – healthcare professionals, design and construction professionals, along with corporate, community and individual donors who all stepped up to help.
“Their hard work, expertise and dedication have created a warm, welcoming home where people from Edmonton and northern communities can focus on ways to strengthen and empower their lives during and after cancer diagnosis and treatment.”
Starting January 3, Wellspring Edmonton will roll out the first set of over 40 programs and services designed to meet specific needs of cancer patients. People can sign up online or in-person for programs such as yoga, nutrition, expressive creative arts, exercise and peer support. All programs are delivered by professionals and trained volunteers, and are at no cost.
Donations needed to support programs
Wellspring Edmonton operates with the generous support of the community. Every donation goes directly to improving the lives of people in our community who are living with and through cancer.
Wellspring Edmonton is a registered charitable non-profit organization. Click our Donate Now button on the top menu to make a donation.
Get a sneak peek inside the new Wellspring
Click on the video link below to preview the inside of the new Wellspring Edmonton facility.