Wellness Within

Wellness Within's mission is to enhance the quality of life of patients, survivors, caregivers and families affected by the trauma of cancer by providing accessible support services and education.

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Address: 609 Oak Street
Roseville, CA 95678
County or Parish: Placer County
Executive Director: Patti Brown
Contact Email: wellmail@wellnesswithin.org
Primary Phone: 916-788-0333
Website: http://wellnesswithin.org
Wellness Within is a nonprofit wellness center for patients, survivors, caregivers and families facing cancer and its aftermath. Located in downtown Roseville, our center offers a warm and inviting space for clients to relax, connect with others, and experience a sense of community. Our services are provided on a donate-what-you-can basis, ensuring that cost is barrier to no one. Our main programs include classes in Nutrition Education, Mindfulness and Meditation, Healing Movement, and Expressive Arts, all of which aim enhance an individual's ability to experience quality of life through practices that incorporate physical, emotional, and mental well-being. We also host guest speakers, offer resources through a lending library, and connect with hospitals to expand our reach.

Wellness Within was opened with a firestorm raging in our hearts and a greater understanding of what it takes to support someone fighting cancer. Those who have survived the dreadful ordeal know it does not end when treatment stops. Cancer invades, turns lives upside down, raises all kinds of havoc and the financial burdens can be devastating. "Life altering" can be an understatement during and after treatment. Although great strides have been made in finding more effective treatments for some cancers, its wrath is relentless, causing much disruption in the lives of our loved ones. At Wellness Within we will not find a cure or raise money to find a cure, rather, we are in the trenches with people as they navigate a diagnosis and treatment, offering tools to restore healing, manage stress, and instill hope.

"Wellness Within provides invaluable services to patients, survivors and their families coping with a cancer diagnosis. I have been impressed with the results patients have experienced from participation in their programs. I have found Wellness Within's programs to compliment patient's medical treatments. I give my full endorsement to Wellness Within and am thankful for their incredible dedication and important work." - Ernie Bodai, M.D., F.A.C.S., Director, Breast Cancer Survivorship Institute
Our top needs are:

Our top needs:
  1. Space: Office or Other - Space: Expanding center to a larger space to accommodate our growing community, satellite centers to widen our geographical reach and make our services more accessible to the greater Sacramento area, venue for Farm to Table events.
  2. Funding: Program - Resources for Survivorship/Caregiver Program: Professional therapist will expand individual counseling program and facilitate new grief/caregiver support groups. ($625/week)
  3. Volunteers - Volunteers in the following areas: Pro bono consulting for marketing/PR, event planning.
  4. Funding: Unrestricted - All of our existing programs need continued funding.
  5. In-Kind Donations - We can use in-kind donations of products needed in all of our programming, available to view on our amazon wish list: https://www.amazon.com/gp/registry/wishlist/3CMMN1BBZK73#
Thank you for taking the time to learn about Wellness Within and considering us in your giving. The licensed professionals, class instructors and volunteers at Wellness Within are in the trenches with our clients as they navigate all of the assaults on mind, body and spirit that accompany a cancer diagnosis. Our services are available at no cost to cancer patients, survivors, families and caregivers throughout the Greater Sacramento, area. Our goal is to complement and strengthen the care given by each patient's medical team and offer tools that speak to the needs of each individual in order to restore healing and hope. We wrap our hearts, expertise, support and love around each person who steps through our doors. Patricia Brown Executive Director