2016 Give Local Campaign an Incredible Success

 

THANK YOU to all of our friends, donors, staff, and sponsors who helped make the Give Local 2016 fundraising campaign such a success. We couldn’t have done it without you!!!

Raising $75,535 in just 60 hours Wellspring earned an additional $2,000 from Ion Bank  for being the overall leader in dollars raised in the 2016 Give Local Challenge. In the upcoming weeks we will learn more about the AMPLIFICATION of funds to Wellspring thanks to the generous sponsors of the Give Local Campaign.

Special Thanks to the following individuals and sponsors:

Tricia Poirier & Paula Van Ness along with their team at Connecticut Community Foundation 

Wellspring’s Board of Directors 

Ion Bank Foundation

Alexion Pharmaceuticals

Jack & Pam Baker

Crystal Rock

Wayne Eisenbaum Charitable Foundation

Leever Foundation

Salem Foundation Fund

Southbury Community Trust Fund

Advanced Benefit Strategies 

John Bale Book Company

Martha Bernstein

Budwitz & Meyerjack P.C.

Carmody, Torrance, Sandak & Hennessey, LLP

Conquest Consulting

Dan Caron

Anne Delo

FM 97.3 WZBG

Ericson Insurance

Giuliano Richardson & Sfara LLC

Brian Henebry

Henry & Federer

Liberty Bank Foundation

Marion Manufacturing

John & Shirley Michaels

Pryme Tyme Entertainment, LLC

Post University

Republican-American

David Robinson

Rollins Printing

Secor Cassidy & McPartland

Svetlik Andrews Fund

1320 WATR

Jack Zazzaro, DMD & Monique Marchetti

For more information about Give Local please visit www.GiveLocalCCF.org.

Extended Hours for Give Local

Yesterday the national Give Local campaign experienced a system overload, crashing the website! We heard from many of our donors who were frustrated that their donations were not able to be processed, and today we are excited to share the good news:

The Give Local website is working now! And the fundraising challenge has been extended to Thursday, May 5 at 7:00 PM. AND… At 9:45 on May 4 we are HALFWAY to our $40,000 goal thanks to our generous donors!  

Make your donation, or check in on our progress at www.wellspring.org/givelocal.

We are excited to share that our participation in Give Local 2016 will be further amplified through the generous pledge of a $40,000 gift of matching funds provided by members of Wellspring’s board of directors and alum parents.

Donations made between 7 a.m. May 3rd and 7 p.m. May 5th will be enhanced with bonus funds provided by the Connecticut Community Foundation and their sponsors. To learn more, or to make your online donation during the campaign, please visit www.wellspring.org/givelocal.

Wellspring Joins Connecticut Community Foundation’s Give Local Challenge

On May 3rd and 4th 2016 Wellspring and the Arch Bridge School will join other nonprofits in the Connecticut Community Foundation’s Give Local online giving event. This 36-hour online giving challenge provides community members a platform to invest in and celebrate the work of local nonprofit organizations across Greater Waterbury and the Litchfield Hills.

We are excited to share that their participation in Give Local 2016 will be further amplified through the generous pledge of a $40,000 gift of matching funds provided by members of Wellspring’s board of directors and alum parents.

Donations made between 7 a.m. May 3rd and 7 p.m. May 4th  May 5th will be enhanced with bonus funds provided by the Connecticut Community Foundation and their sponsors. To learn more, or to make your online donation during the campaign, please visit www.wellspring.org/givelocal.

 

Contests Wellspring is eligible to win through Give Local 2016:

 

Tuesday, May 3

 

7:00 am – 10:00 am

$1000 awarded to the organization raising the most money between 7:00 and 10:00 the morning of May 3

 

9:30 am – 10:30 am

$500 awarded to the organization with the most unique donors between 9:30 and 10:30 the morning of May 3

 

10:30 am – 11:30 am

$500 awarded to the organization with the most unique donors between 10:30 and 11:30 the morning of May 3

 

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

$500 awarded to the organization with the most unique donors between 11:30 and 12:30 on May 3

 

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

$1,000 awarded to the Bethlehem, Goshen, Litchfield, Morris, Thomaston, or Watertown based organization with the most unique donors between 1:00 and 4:00 the afternoon of May 3

 

4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

$1,000 awarded to the health organization with the most unique donors between 4:00 and 7:00 the evening of May 3

 

Most Unique Donors the First Day

$1,000 awarded to the organization with the most unique donors prior to midnight on May 3

 

Wednesday, May 4

 

Night Owl

$250 awarded to the first organization to receive a gift after midnight on May 4

 

Sunrise

$1,000 awarded to the organization that receives a donation closest to sunrise in Waterbury (5:45 am)

 

Most Unique Donors of Give Local

$2,000 awarded to the organization with the most unique donors during Give Local 2016

 

Grand Prize for Most Money Raised

$2,000 awarded to the organization that raises the most money during Give Local 2016

 

 

MARI Workshop with Michele Murelli

MARI® Mandala Assessment Research Instrument Workshop

A Jungian based art therapy assessment

Saturday May 14, 2016

9:30 am to 4:00 pm

at Promisek, 694 Skyline Ridge Road Bridgewater, CT

$75 (catered lunch included)

Join Michele Murelli, MA, Art Therapist and Certified MARI practitioner for this experiential workshop that provides an overview of this powerful therapeutic tool for evaluating personal problems and gaining insight and a better understanding of self integrating meditation, art making and mandalas.

About MARI: MARI is a non-verbal and non-threatening assessment tool that can be used working with individuals ages 14 and up. This new approach to psychological healing accesses Jung’s four functions of consciousness (sensation, intuition, thinking, and feeling) through an intuitive process that serves as a powerful therapeutic tool. Learn more at: http://www.maricreativeresources.com/

About Michele Murelli, MA: Michele works as an art therapist and art teacher at Wellspring in Bethlehem, Connecticut. A certified as a MARI Practitioner, Michele earned her BA in Psychology with a certificate in Art Therapy from Albertus Magnus College and an MA in Art Psychotherapy from Lesley University. Michele is a talented painter and mixed media artist she enjoys spending time in her garden and cooking.

Registration Information:

Please visit http://tinyurl.com/mariworkshoppromisek

or call Caren at 203-947-4214 to register for this workshop

Guests rooms available, please email events@promisek.org to reserve or inquire.

 

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