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Press Releases
  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
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Event Date: Thursday, August 10, 2017   |   10-11am Event Location: Culver City Room, Lethbridge City Hall   United Way’s 75th year is coming to a close and there is a level of excitement and accomplishment as the organization prepares to announce new Funded Partner Agencies for the 2017-2018 year... more
Updates
  Many thanks to Darryl Moore, Kellie Sawler and the team at FloorRight Interiors for another successful Golf Tournament in support of United Way's Community Fund! On Wednesday, June 28, we hit the course at Land-o-Lakes in Coaldale, Alberta and raised $4,290 to support local programs for poverty... more
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Pictured: Brian Wichers (owner/operator,Lethbridge Caterers Ltd.) Chad Zentner (funeral director, Cornerstone Funeral Home Ltd.), Maureen Burke (United Way Board Chair), Trudy Carrels (United Way Executive Director) Kristie Kruger (owner and realtor, My Life Realty), Judy Schrempf (president, ... more
Updates
  After more than 32 years of dedicated service to the community, United Way is pleased to congratulate Joyce Crittenden of the Lethbridge Soup Kitchen on her retirement at the end of June!   From the Lethbridge Soup Kitchen Board of Directors: Joyce Crittenden, Executive Director of the Lethbridge... more
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Pictured: Lethbridge Hurricanes Marketing & Game Day Coordinator Kathy Hong (left) presents United Way Executive Director Trudy Carrels with a cheque for $30,741.90, the total fundraised for United Way’s Community Fund over the course of the 2016-2017 Hurricanes season.   Following a season... more
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  On Wednesday, June 7 at the Galt Museum & Archives, United Way will celebrate the launch of its new Leadership Giving program, Leader of the Way, and officially welcome the first leaders. “The Leaders we’re recognizing have the power to inspire and challenge others to stand with them and take... more
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On April 27, 2017, United Way's Stephanie Wierl was pleased to accept a Community Matching Grant from North Lethbridge WalMart store manager, Dallas. The $1,000 grant will support local programs for people and families which focus on alleviation of poverty, building healthy communities and helping... more