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Press Releases
  The United Way of Lethbridge and South Western Alberta will wrap up their 2016 campaign season with a last-minute campaign and a bold goal – to ask 750 people to donate $75 per person to raise more than $50,000 by the end of December, just 17 days from today (Wednesday, December 14, 2016). “... more
Press Releases
  Since 2013, if you’ve frequented downtown Lethbridge at around this time, you may have noticed groups of students jumping into a pool of freezing cold water in the middle of Galt Gardens. The student-driven event known as Chillin’ 4 Charity has been moved back to the U of L campus (Bus Loop) and... more
News Articles
As published in The Lethbridge Herald - Sunday, December 4, 2016 Organization hoping to land provincial grant Melissa Villeneuve Lethbridge Herald mvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.com For the past 75 years, the United Way of Lethbridge and South Western Alberta has made an impact for local charities.... more
Blog Posts
  Over 250 teddy bears donated to United Way will be given to children and families over the holiday season! The bears were purchased by individuals and generously re-donated to help ensure that everyone in our communities receives a gift of love and warm wishes. They will be distributed to a... more
Press Releases
  RBC branches in Lethbridge and area are gearing up to begin their annual employee giving program and it began Wednesday with breakfast for RBC staff and a significant donation to United Way of Lethbridge & South Western Alberta. On Wednesday, November 16, Trudy Carrels, United Way’s executive... more
Updates
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Updates
The numbers are in and United Way is excited to announce the 25th Anniversary of the Golf Classic in Memory of John Wichers raised over $50,000 for community re-investment! United Way’s Community Fund is the source of grants to many local human service organizations to help run program for people... more
Press Releases
Normally, you wouldn’t think of the United Way of Lethbridge and South Western Alberta as a matchmaker, but between October 12 and the end of December the organization is looking to match charities that need some volunteer help and people who want to help. As part of their on-going “Days of Caring... more
Press Releases
For the second year in a row, United Way’s nominee for the Inspiring Philanthropy Awards has been selected as an honouree. This year, United Way elected to nominate a family which has, for many years, supported the community in a variety of ways:  the Wichers Family, well-known business owners and... more