The Fairweather Circle’s Friendly Approach to Fostering Community

This past June, the women of Fairweather Circle continued the tradition of neighbors helping neighbors and hosted a dynamic FUNdraiser at the (incredibly delicious) Thai Kitchen Bird Pepper restaurant in Bellevue Square. The fundraiser brought together a passionate group of Bellevue residents to build community, raise awareness, and raise funds to help prevent hunger and … Read Now

The Growing Need for Rent Support in Bellevue: A Rising Trend

Across the country, rising costs of living and a lack of affordable housing are exacerbating the homelessness crisis. Our community is not immune to these challenges. At Bellevue LifeSpring, we have witnessed a significant rise in the number of families turning to us for assistance with basic needs—especially emergency assistance with housing stability. The Bellevue … Read Now

The Hub Connection – Building Bridges to Community Care

We are committed to providing families with meaningful support that makes an impact on their lives. That’s why we’re thrilled to introduce you to The Hub Connection, our new bilingual (English and Spanish) newsletter. The Hub Connection is designed to connect families to resources and support systems they might not otherwise know about. For example, … Read Now

2024 Volunteer of the Year: Judy Dugger

Bellevue neighbor and Clemmie Evans Circle Chair Judy Dugger was honored with the 2024 Trish Carpenter Volunteer of the Year Award at our annual luncheon this past April. Established in 2014, the Trish Carpenter Volunteer of the Year Award pays tribute to volunteers who have exhibited extraordinary support of Bellevue LifeSpring, often behind the scenes … Read Now

Meet a few of your Bellevue neighbors who stepped up to the plate!

We are constantly inspired and grateful for the community we’ve built here at Bellevue LifeSpring. From neighbors helping neighbors to businesses giving back, there is no shortage of inspiring stories from the individuals who make our mission possible. Meet just a few of the people who stepped up at this year’s Step Up to the … Read Now

Community Care in Action: Mini-Snack Packs and Hygiene Kits Supporting Bellevue Students

One of Bellevue LifeSpring’s top priorities is providing 4,324 Bellevue students experiencing food insecurity with the nutrition they need to succeed. In addition to our Breaktime-Mealtime™ program, we also work to ensure Bellevue schools are stocked with snack packs for kids who didn’t have breakfast at home (and/or dinner the night before) and need a … Read Now

One Circle, One Heart, One Community

The Bellevue LifeSpring One Circle hosted the annual One Heart/One Community Gala last month, raising an incredible $297,741 to help prevent hunger for Bellevue children. Hosted at Overlake Golf & Country Club, the energy in the room was contagious, with more than 180 community members raising their paddles to support Bellevue children.    Guests enjoyed socializing, … Read Now

Welcome to the Bellevue Family Hub at Stevenson Elementary School!

Bellevue LifeSpring is thrilled to share that we opened our second Bellevue Family Hub resource center in partnership with the Bellevue School District. The first Bellevue Family Hub at Highland Elementary School on Bel-Red Road opened just prior to the start of the 2022-23 school year. Our new location at Stevenson Elementary School on NE … Read Now

Youth Council Raises More Than $25K to Fight Hunger

The Bellevue LifeSpring Youth Council hosted over a hundred community members last month at Marymoor Park for their annual 5K Fun Run to fight hunger. They exceeded their goal and raised more than $25,969 to support local students experiencing food insecurity. Bellevue community members came together in a fantastic display of unity, with participants spanning … Read Now

Back-to-School Buzz

Bellevue students return to the classroom next month for the new school year. We are gearing up to provide supports that help ensure the start of school goes smoothly. Especially for Bellevue students from low-income households. Back-to-School Clothing Support Remember your first day of school? Picking out the perfect outfit and wanting to make a … Read Now