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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
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  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
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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
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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
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In order to make sure vulnerable community members are prepared for the cold weather before it actually hits, United Way’s Coats for Kids and Families Collection and the Alberta College and Association of Chiropractors’ Toasty Toes Sock Drive are beginning for another year. “In 2015, we were easily... more
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For 75 years, United Way’s purpose has been to raise funds to support programs for people and families and this year is no exception. The group took to City Hall on Monday, Sept. 12 to celebrate and raise the United Way flag with help from about 45 guests from business and agency partners. Trudy... more