Board Spotlight: Leslie Koutroulis

Meet Leslie — the Vice President of Financial Planning for T-Mobile and Bellevue LifeSpring’s Incoming President and Chair of the Board. Leslie joined the Bellevue LifeSpring Board of Directors in 2020 and brought her valuable perspective, financial expertise, and leadership skills with her. Read along as Leslie shares why the Bellevue LifeSpring mission is meaningful … Read Now

Updates from Scholarship Recipients

One of the best parts of the Educational Grants program is witnessing the transformational journey students go through. In four years, they mature into self-sufficient adults who are focused on investing their success back into their communties. Some of our current recipients recently shared updates about their accomplishments and the ways they’re giving back.   … Read Now

Meet Our Volunteer of the Year

Sherry has been a member of Fairweather Circle since 2010. She’s a Bellevue LifeSpring regular, helping behind-the-scenes at the office and Thrift Culture, and out in the community at Holiday Adopt-A-Family distribution, major events and delivering snack packs to schools. At the 2019 Step Up to the Plate Benefit Luncheon, We presented Sherry with the … Read Now

A Home for the Holidays

Facing Homelessness Low-income families Bellevue LifeSpring helped last year reported spending more than half their monthly income on rent. Many live squeezed together in cramped quarters or rent rooms in shared apartments to make ends meet. Rising housing costs put low-income families at risk of ending up on the streets. “Transitioning out of homelessness is … Read Now

A Break from Nutrition

Ava is seven years old. She likes to draw and read with her two older brothers. Her parents work hard to provide for their family but their paychecks are barely making ends meet. During winter break, expenses really pile up – heat for their apartment, a babysitter during work hours, a few small holiday gifts. … Read Now

Nicole’s Giving Story

Guest Blog Post by Nicole Griswold “Uh oh,” I answered dramatically. Lance looked over at me and dropped another ball to see if I would respond once more. It was an early December morning in 2013, with Christmas just around the corner. I had been caring for him for nearly a year, and he was … Read Now