Welcome to the WEL Foundation

The WEL Foundation… Making a Difference!

“You must be the change you want to see in the world.” ~ Mahatma Ghandi

“Hope is only a phone call away”

If you or someone you know is in need of assistance, please call:

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-Talk (8255)
Mobile Mental Health Team (Orange County) 1-888-750-226


The Walter and Edward Luedke Foundation (WEL FOUNDATION) is a corporation pursuant to section 42 of the Not-For-Profit Corporation Law, State of New York. The WEL Foundation is a New York State approved 501(c)(3) Not-For-Profit Corporation. The Foundation was established to promote, further, and support selected charitable activities through grants, funding, and financial assistance to various individuals, institutions, and organizations.