By Julie Fraser, Wesley Homes Foundation Annual Giving Manager Philanthropy: the love of humanity – in the sense of caring for, nourishing, developing or enhancing; humanity in the sense of what it is to be human.* GiveBIG, our annual online charitable event, provides you with an opportunity to give a gift that positively impacts lives
By Julie Fraser, Wesley Homes Foundation Annual Giving Manager He and his peers are the touchstones of their culture – the courageous warriors of their youth and the sage warriors of our here and now. Award-winning journalist and television anchorman Tom Brokaw described the group of Americans born in the 1920s as The Greatest Generation.
By Julie Fraser, Wesley Homes Foundation The 2016 Annual Tree of Lights was successful because of you. Thank you! Wesley Homes was built on philanthropy, and it is this core value of compassionate generosity which warms our collective spirit and brightens our communities. The adage, “‘Tis better to give than to receive,” is alive and
The Wesley Homes Living the Mission Team has once again chosen Fisher House as the recipient of our holiday drive. Fisher House provides a home, at no charge, for families and patients receiving care at Madigan Army Medical Center, Joint Base Lewis-McChord, WA. “We’re grateful for the opportunity to help the military families who have
Join the Wesley Walkers as Wesley Homes residents and staff walk to raise money for Alzheimer’s research. Can’t make it to the walk? You can still make a difference by donating to the walk, just visit our team on www.alz.org! Registration 11:00 a.m. Ceremony 12:00 p.m. Walk 12:30 p.m. University of Puget Sound Tacoma, WA Join
Now open for scheduled tours, Wesley Homes Lea Hill Rehabilitation & Care Center receives hand-quilted lap blankets from Lea Hill residents. There’s a saying that goes, “A quilt will warm your body and comfort your soul.” That is certainly how it works at the new Rehabilitation and Care Center! The residents of Wesley Homes Lea
One Wesley Homes Des Moines resident has crocheted and donated over 1,000 blankets to nearby hospitals. Since the 1930s, Louise Fox has lovingly donated each crocheted piece she’s created to nearby hospitals. At age 98, she is still at it. During her five years as a resident of Wesley Homes, Louise has crocheted over 1,000 blankets
Thanks to the incredible kindness and generosity of our residents, staff and community, our donors collectively raised a total of $72,945 for Wesley Homes! Wesley Homes has participated in GiveBIG since its inception six years ago, and we’re pleased to announce this year as being the most successful campaign to date! Your gifts topped 2015
GiveBIG is your chance to increase the impact of your charitable gift to Wesley Homes! This one-day charitable event runs from midnight to midnight on Tuesday, May 3rd. Together we can make a impact in the lives of those we serve! This year the Seattle Foundation has made it possible to schedule your contribution in advance! Just
Fill a bowl. Get a bowl. Feed the Need. Local artists, businesses and restaurants coming together to assist Auburn’s hungry! Your $15 suggested donation will get you a hand crafted pottery or wood bowl made by local artisans to keep and lunch provided by Auburn area restaurants and schools.