Wellspring Niagara is a not-for-profit, charitable organization offering free non-clinical cancer supportive care programs and services to meet the emotional, social, informational, practice and rehabilitative needs of men, women and children living with cancer, at any stage, and those who care for them. As the only cancer support centre in Niagara, demand is at an all-time high. Wellspring Niagara currently offers nearly 40 different programs in its cramped 2,000 sq.ft. facility.
The Help Us Build Hope Campaign will support the construction of a new, 11,000 sq.ft. regional cancer support centre and contribute to an endowment fund that will ensure the long-term financial sustainability of Wellspring Niagara. Geographically located in the heart of Niagara, a prime 2 acre site along Rice Road and Regional Road 20 has been donated by the Town of Pelham for the new building.
The result will be a permanent, purpose-built facility designed to serve cancer patients, their families and caregivers. This will allow Wellspring Niagara to consolidate two very small rental locations that cannot meet increasing program needs, develop a welcoming barrier free, non-clinical facility that provides a safe, nurturing setting, provide space to involve and train new volunteers and expand space to meet current and future program needs including a:
Please help us build hope, for generations to come.
As a not-for-profit, charitable organization, Wellspring receives no funding from government or other cancer related charities for its programs.
Wellspring Niagara relies solely on the support of the community it serves and could not exist without the annual financial support of the donors and sponsors from all across the region.
"This is a home they can come to and receive comfort, support, direction and healing for mind, body and soul. This is part of building a compassionate community as we care for each other."
"Our vision for this building is to provide a home-like setting for our members, so they can gather in comfort as they deal with the uncertainly that a cancer diagnosis brings."