Bellevue LifeSpring’s New Year’s Resolution 

Bellevue LifeSpring’s goal for the New Year is to ensure no Bellevue child experiences food or housing insecurity. We remain resolute in this goal. However, the growing number of children facing crises in our community means this goal is becoming more challenging to achieve. The number of Bellevue students enrolled in their school’s free and … Read Now

Our Team is Growing — Meet Celeste!

We are thrilled to introduce you to our new team member, Celeste Reyes! Celeste has joined our Human Services team and will be working directly with Bellevue families to help ensure they have the support they need. Celeste grew up in Seattle and lives locally here in Bellevue. She is no stranger to being an … Read Now

2022 Trish Carpenter Volunteer of the Year — Meet Marcia Holland!

At the recent Step Up to the Plate Benefit Luncheon, Marcia Holland, a Bellevue LifeSpring Fairweather Circle and Life Member, was honored with the 2021 Trish Carpenter Volunteer of the Year award. Marcia has volunteered and supported Bellevue children with Bellevue LifeSpring and Overlake Service League for over 51 years! The volunteer of the year … Read Now

Honoring AAPI Month: A Discussion with Bellevue LifeSpring Board Member Julie Cheng Bui

May marks Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month (AAPI Month) — a time to recognize and honor the generations of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders who have enriched our history and culture. Bellevue LifeSpring Board Member Julie Cheng Bui shared what AAPI month means to her and her work with Bellevue LifeSpring’s Diversity, Equity … Read Now

Meet the Chairs! Bellevue Leaders Step Up to the Plate for Bellevue Kids

Bellevue LifeSpring is thrilled to introduce our 2022 Step Up to the Plate Chairs: Molly McConkey from the Hunts Point Circle, Scott Paine from 425 Magazine, and Tracy Wort from Symetra. All three chairs are dedicated community members and longtime supporters of Bellevue students.   This year marks Bellevue LifeSpring’s 21st annual Step Up to the … Read Now

Meet Life Member Pearl Grantham

Pearl is a Clemmie Evans Circle member and has provided over 30 years of service to her Bellevue community. She is passionate about giving back and supporting others. Pearl herself grew up in a low-income household, and when she became an adult and in a position where she could give back, that’s precisely what she … Read Now

Meet the Staff: Gloria Nakroshis

We are thrilled to introduce you to the newest member of the Bellevue LifeSpring Human Services team, Gloria Nakroshis. Gloria will be working directly with Bellevue families to help get them the assistance they need. She joins our team with over 14 years of experience in the Human Services field and deep compassion for helping … Read Now

Working Together for Bellevue Kids

Our community and corporate partnerships have been fundamental to supporting Bellevue students in need. Thanks to the leadership of our partners at Safeway and The Bellevue Collection, we’re creating positive change and building a stronger Bellevue together. The Bellevue Collection Merges Fashion With Philanthropy This fall, our longtime partners, The Bellevue Collection and the Kemper Freeman … Read Now

Meet the Staff: Brittney Goggins

Bellevue LifeSpring is thrilled to warmly welcome the newest addition to the Bellevue LifeSpring team. Brittney Goggins is our new Office Administrator. Brittney will help keep the Bellevue LifeSpring ship sailing smoothly and morale high with her charisma and can-do attitude.        Check out this Q&A to get to know Brittney:  Hi Brittney! Tell us a little bit about yourself.   “I … Read Now

What does experiencing homelessness look like for a Bellevue student? 

Bellevue students experiencing homelessness can be in situations where they lack a fixed, regular, and adequate nighttime residence. These students may live in doubled-up housing, hotels or motels, homeless shelters, transitional housing, or domestic violence shelters. They may be living in cars, parks, or other public spaces. They may be living in youth shelters or … Read Now