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Press Releases
  For the second year in a row, the United Way of Lethbridge & South Western Alberta is counting down the minutes until 11:59pm on December 31 – the last possible minute to make a donation eligible for a 2017 tax receipt. With a goal of $50,000, United Way’s Last Minute Lethbridge campaign runs... more
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Event Date:  Monday, October 30, 2017   |   7:00pm Event Location:  Theatre Gallery - Lethbridge Public Library, Main Branch [Lethbridge]  Together with the Lethbridge Public Library and the City of Lethbridge Social Housing In Action group, United Way will host a screening of US AND THEM, a... more
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Event Date: Thursday, September 28, 2017 Event Location: Lethbridge City Hall United Way is preparing to raise the flag and light the lights at Lethbridge City Hall on Thursday, September 28 at 10:00am to kick off the 76th Annual Fundraising Campaign. The organization is inviting donors, volunteers... more
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Despite the heat wave southern Alberta has been experiencing, United Way of Lethbridge & South Western Alberta is turning its attention to what the winter months will bring. The 2017 Coats for Kids & Families collection will launch on Monday, September 18 and run until Friday, October 20.... more
Updates
This Years Tournament Co-Chairs are: Brian Wichers, James Bartsch and Chad Zentner Thank You To Our Sponsors: Title Sponsor: Servus Credit Union Cart Sponsor: Silver Ridge Construction Ltd. Lunch Sponsor: Prime Catering Beverage Cart Sponsor: Lethbridge Firefighters Charities Association Tee Gift... more
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Following the departure of Trudy Carrels, United Way’s board of directors has chosen one of its own to act as interim executive director to ensure the momentum from the previous year continues. Rachel Foster is a Certified Management Consultant and Certified Executive Coach, and for the past decade... more
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Toasty Toes Sock Drive aims to collect 25,000 pairs of socks in partnership with United Way and Wood’s Homes Edmonton, AB - Throughout the month of September, Alberta’s chiropractors will once again partner with United Way and Wood’s Homes to keep the feet of vulnerable Albertans warm during winter... more
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  Trudy Carrels has announced she is leaving her role as Executive Director of the United Way, Lethbridge & South Western Alberta. Carrels began mid-2016 working on rebuilding United Way’s operations and financial position which has been achieved. The year also resulted in an additional $75,000... more
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Working together was the theme on Thursday, August 10 at Lethbridge City Hall. “Not all of us have the same strengths. Not all of us have the same weaknesses. But together, we can be powerful,” said United Way executive director Trudy Carrels to representatives of the 19 organizations welcomed as... more