Our Mission

Our mission is to foster stability and self-sufficiency for Bellevue’s children and their families through programs that provide food, clothing, education and emergency assistance.


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:

Food

Breaktime-Mealtime™ ends hunger by distributing Safeway food during school breaks to children enrolled in the federal free and reduced-price lunch program.
Last Year’s Impact: 1,800+ students fed

Clothing

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: 500+ 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: 100+ families served

Education

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: 310 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

Emergency Assistance keeps kids stable and in their homes by providing food and basic needs, eviction prevention and move-in assistance for families in crisis.
Last Year’s Impact: 49 evictions prevented, five families moved into new apartments and 100+ provided with food and basic needs

Holiday Adopt-A-Family™ matches families in need with sponsors who provide food and gifts for Christmas.
Last Year’s Impact: 715 children served