Friends of Wellspring
Who are the Friends of Wellspring?
The Friends of Wellspring (FOW) is a volunteer group who support Wellspring’s fundraising efforts through various events. We have grown from raising $500 at a small Craft Sale in 2011 to now organizing and hosting numerous annual events, raising over $20,000 in 2016. Members, friends and Community Groups contribute their time, talent, material and ideas which keep us energized.
What types of activities are FOW involved in?
- Our Store located in Wellspring including various Basket Raffles during the year
- Monthly Bingos at Lucky Days Bingo on First Street.
- Gigantic Garage Sale in May
- Volunteer at the Home County Fair in July
- A Euchre Party in the Fall
- Christmas Craft Sales in November/December – Plans are already underway!
Want to get involved?
If you would like to be involved with the Friends, please leave your name and contact information with Wellspring: 519.438.7379.
We are looking for…
- People who can sew, knit, or crochet. We have beautiful yarn and fabric available.
- Folks who can do saleable crafts.
- Volunteers to assist at our various events
- Canada 150 celebration items: Anything red and white – placemats, table cloths, jewellery, scarves, etc.
Thank you to the Jack and Barabara Hay Foundation whose donation allowed us to purchase a new display unit for Our Store.
Thank you to the sewers, knitters/crocheters, crafters, and builders who create beautiful items to help continue our success. And thank you to everyone who supports our efforts so that we can continue to contribute to Wellspring Programs
Home County Folk Festival
The Friends of Wellspring are looking for volunteers to help at the Home County Folk Festival on Sunday, July 16th.
Duties include making sandwiches for volunteers and keeping the table topped up for the performers with salads, bread, etc. It’s an indoor job allowing for some sitting and shade. Guidance is provided by a convenor.
If you are available to help out on Sunday, July 16th, 10:00am – 2:00pm or 2:00pm – 6:00pm, please phone Wellspring at 519.438.7379.