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Mary Kreller, Director of Development and Marketing


July 18, 2016: WELLNESS NAMES ITS HINSDALE BUILDING THE KAY AND MIKE BIRCK HOME OF HOPE; Recognizes Major Gift to 25th Anniversary Campaign

In recognition of a $4 million gift received from Kay and Mike Birck and the Tellabs Foundation, Wellness House has announced that its 15,000 square foot building at 131 N. County Line Road, a fixture in the Hinsdale community for almost 26 years, will be named The Kay and Mike Birck Home of Hope. The dedication and official naming of the building took place at a reception on Thursday, July 21, 2016. Mike Birck, who passed from cancer in July of 2015, was a co-founder and chairman of Tellabs, Inc. Read more ...



July 18, 2016: EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR JEANNIE CELLA NAMED WELLNESS HOUSE PRESIDENT & CEO; Recognition Coincides with New "Wellness Beyond Walls" Program

On June 27, 2016, the Wellness House Board of Directors voted unanimously to update Jeannie Cella's title from Executive Director to President and CEO, effective immediately. The title change is an important step in the history of Wellness House, and recognizes both Jeannie's strategic role in the organization and the increasing breadth and impact of its programs. Read more ...




On Sunday, May 1, 2016 over 2,000 cancer survivors, families, friends, and volunteers will gather in support of people living with cancer at the annual Walk for Wellness House fundraiser. This family fun event will begin and end at Wellness House located at 131 N. County Line Rd. Hinsdale, IL  60521. Read more ...



March 7, 2016: FIGHT BACK AGAINST CANCER; Local Cancer Support Organization Reveals Its Strategy to Combat the Disease

The health benefits of exercise and regular physical activity are hard to dispute. Statistics also indicate that about 20% of all cancers diagnosed in the U.S. are related to body fatness, physical inactivity, excess alcohol consumption, and/or poor nutrition, and thus could also be prevented. “These groundbreaking findings have tremendous impact for our community,” says Wellness House Executive Director Jeannie Cella. Read more ...



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Illinois Children's Healthcare Foundation
The Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation
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