Our mission is to foster stability and self-sufficiency for Bellevue’s children and their families through programs that feed, clothe and educate.
By addressing a child’s basic needs, Bellevue LifeSpring helps students focus on their education and break the cycle of poverty. Our wraparound approach includes the following programs and services:
Breaktime-Mealtime™ ends hunger by distributing boxes of food during school breaks to children enrolled in the federal free and reduced-price lunch program.
Last Year’s Impact: 122,000+ meals distributed
Clothes-4-Kids™ provides children with vouchers for new back-to-school clothes so they can begin their school year confident and ready to learn.
Last Year’s Impact: 512 kids served
Thrift Culture supplies quality new and used clothing, shoes and household goods at affordable prices. Vouchers are given to families who cannot afford to pay.
Last Year’s Impact: 73 families served
Grads-On-Track™ gives summer school scholarships to high school students, helping them stay on track and graduate with their peers.
Last Year’s Impact: 312 classes funded
Educational Grants awards four-year scholarships for higher education so students can achieve stability and independence wherever their futures take them.
Last Year’s Impact: 26 scholarships awarded
Emergency Assistance keeps kids stable and in their homes by providing food and basic needs, eviction prevention and utility shutoff prevention to families in crisis.
Last Year’s Impact: 34 evictions and 39 utility shutoffs prevented
Holiday Adopt-A-Family™ matches families in need with sponsors who provide food and gifts for Christmas.
Last Year’s Impact: 715 children served
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