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Sarbjit Jawandha: journey through grief and cancer

At 48, while still reeling from the recent losses of both her parents and her grandmother back in India, Sarbjit discovered a lump in her breast. Ironically the lump turned out to be just a cyst, but two other small lumps that were detected in the process turned out to be cancer.

Public Programs – February 2023

Our public programs are free and open to the public. Each month we feature different speakers and topics.

Wellspring Advocate in Central Alberta

Brett Martin is a very enthusiastic Wellspring Community Connector. At Wellspring, Community Connectors are a vital part of the strategy for spreading the word about Wellspring across the province.

Donor helps Wellspring support families

Wellspring’s kid-friendly programs get a boost from TELUS Friendly Future Foundation, enabling families facing cancer to get the support they need. “Having a support community that offers programs for kids as well as the patient and caregiver is really important,” said Wellspring member and donor, Kate B.

Public Programs – January 2023

Our public programs are free and open to the public. Each month we feature different speakers and topics.

Member blog: a way forward

The challenges we have faced and will face, right? Wow! Adults and Children alike. Challenges do not recognize age. And how about those challenges, in their infinite variety, plus COVID-19 on top of it all. 

Public Programs – December 2022

Our public programs are free and open to the public. Each month we feature different speakers and topics.

Fran Schuller: a caregiver’s journey

Fran Schuller is far more familiar with cancer than she wishes to be. Two of her three children have been diagnosed, and over the past few decades, cancer has claimed the lives of her three sisters, two sisters-in-law, a brother-in-law, and a nephew.

Best of Kin Brewery donates beer proceeds to Wellspring

From November 14 – 30, enjoy a pint of the DAD BEER at BEST OF KIN SOCIAL, and $1 will be donated to Wellspring, or take a 6 pack of DAD BEER to go from BEST OF KIN SOCIAL and $2 from every 6 pack will be donated to Wellspring.

Public Programs – November 2022

Our public programs are free and open to the public. Each month we feature different speakers and topics.

Sierra Katryniuk: too young… too wise

At the tender age of 24, Sierra was diagnosed with breast cancer. The news came just two months after she and her family had suffered the sudden and tragic loss of her younger brother.

Inspiring new mural created at Randy O’Dell House

Wellspring opened up a blank outdoor canvas at Randy O’Dell House and invited members to come together to plan and paint a mural illustrating the impact of cancer, and the importance of Wellspring in their wellness journey.