Throughout our community, you'll find our team members at the following events:
Second Annual Mother's Day Diaper
Baby Food and Baby Formula Drive
Benefitting Eastside Baby Corner
Collection Period: May 1st - May 31st
• Items Most Needed: Diapers (Size 4, 5, & 6), Baby Food (all types) and baby formula.
• Cash or checks (made payable to Eastside Baby Corner) are also greatly appreciated and 100% of the donations go to EBC.
If would like to participate, please drop off your baby items to the Bellevue Mainspring office.
Raymond James is not affiliated with Eastside Baby Corner or EBC.
Past Community Events:
December 16 – Established in 1909, Childhaven has been a safe and caring place for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Today, their trailblazing childhood trauma treatment program heals the youngest survivors of abuse and neglect and prepares them for success in school and in life. And by improving parenting skills and strengthening relationships, Childhaven's mission is to break the cycle of abuse and neglect and lay the foundation for generations of safe and nurturing families. Mainspring will be assisting with setting up an organized shopping experience for families in need.
Raymond James is not affiliated with Childhaven.
October 27 – Athletes for Kids is a youth mentoring program that serves children in 1st-9th grades who have special needs and disabilities of all kinds. These children are matched with high school athletes in a one-to-one mentoring relationship to learn from each other and positively impact each other's lives. Mainspring will be assisting for the second year with their annual auction by checking-in guests, passing out bidding packets, and acting as runners with the live auction. www.athletesforkids.org
September 23 – Do you have our state's biggest volunteer day on your radar? September 23rd is Day of Caring, and thousands of people and businesses will be out and about in the community volunteering their time to assist local nonprofits with essential projects. We won't know Mainspring's project until later in the summer, but if you want to spend a fun day with us and feel great, go ahead and SAVE THE DATE. Last year we assisted Y.E.S. in Bellevue building toys for their recreational room, and we had a blast! https://www.uwkc.org/events/day-of-caring/
August 21 – This will be a whole lot of family fun on Whidbey Island! Several local celebrities, including the Mayor, will take a pie-in-the-face all in support of raising funds and awareness for a couple of great causes. Last year we raised much laughter and an impressive $1,500 in three hours! You won't want to miss it.
June 15 – Set aside this morning to participate with us as we host a Staff Appreciation Pancake Breakfast for the Kindering staff of over 120. Bring your culinary skills or assist with set-up, serving, clean-up, etc.
May 21 – Join our Mainspring Relay Team (or form your own) and participate with us in the Bellevue Relay For Life® movement at Bellevue High School track from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. This will be a fun day full of family activities, ceremonies honoring those who have lost their life to cancer and those currently battling the disease, and raising awareness to "finish the fight." http://www.relayforlife.org/bellevuewa
Highline Schools Foundation Gold Star Breakfast takes place at Cedarbrook Lodge in Seattle at 7:30 a.m. Each year this breakfast is a much-anticipated celebration and fundraiser to benefit Highline Schools. Foundation, and proceeds raised directly support students in the district in areas where state funding cannot.April 15
Please come and dine at Azteca Restaurant in Bellevue on either day/night; 20% of all proceeds, including alcohol, will be remitted to the Bellevue Relay For Life® event, which is the American Cancer Society's signature fundraising event. April 10 & 11
Please come and dine at California Pizza Kitchen in Bellevue on either day/night. 20% of all proceeds, including alcohol, will be remitted to the Bellevue Relay For Life® event, which is the American Cancer Society's signature fundraising event. This will be Mainspring's second year of sponsoring this event at the Gold level. March 2 & 3
Volunteer with us at Kindering Center Bellevue as we help them prepare for their annual auction. 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Kindering embraces children of diverse abilities and their families by providing the finest education and therapies to nurture hope, courage and the skills to soar. Kindering Center is located at 16120 NE 8th St., Bellevue, WA 98008, in the Crossroads area. http://www.kindering.orgMarch 4
Des Moines Rotary 12th Annual Poverty Bay Wine Festival at Des Moines Beach Park Event Center. All proceeds go to Music for Life, a program that puts instruments back in the hands of kids. http://www.DrinkToMusic.org http://www.DrinkToMusic.orgMarch 4 & 5
Join us in our Second Annual Sock Drive as we collect socks for people who need them in our community. Please bring new, unused men's and women's socks to any of our three offices. At the end of the drive, the socks will be distributed. Feb. 16 – March 31
Raymond James is not affiliated with the above organizations and/or charitable causes.
Team Mainspring, along with, Chris Davies, Ian Olsen, and Damon Novelli, flipping a few hundred pancakes to honor the volunteer staff at Kindering. 6/15/16
Chris Davies keeping perfect accounting on the number of pancakes for Kindering staff. 6/15/16
Alicia and Tia keeping the pancakes flowing in the kitchen. Kindering, 6/15/16
Kindering graduation prep. 4/27/15
In honor of baby Annie, the grand daughter of Cathie Felix, we volunteered at the March of Dimes to help compile information packets for parents of premature babies. 11/13/15
Mainspring is driving positive change in the community with our annual golf tournament. 8/6/15
The Mainspring team at Relay For Life of Bellevue. 6/14/15
Mainspring volunteers spruce up a nonprofit. 6/25/14
The Seattle Girls' School invited us to speak to its 8th-grade class on the basics of personal finance. 4/4/14
Kindering auction prep. 3/4/16
Working at Youth Eastside Services for United Way's Day of Caring. 9/18/15
Relay For Life. 6/14/15