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As published Feb. 24 J.W. Schnarr LETHBRIDGE HERALD   Some local hockey players were serving up meals for a good cause in a way that gives all new meaning to the term “saucer pass.” On Monday night, members of the Lethbridge Hurricanes took part in the annual Tip a Cane fundraiser at Mr. Mike’s... more
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Location: Mr. Mike’s Steakhouse Casual – 2375 Mayor Magrath Drive S. Lethbridge Event Date: Monday, February 22, 2016 5:00pm – 7:00pm On Monday, February 22 from 5-7pm, all your favourite players from the Lethbridge Hurricanes hockey team will be serving up drinks, appies and dinner at Mr. Mike’s... more
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**UPDATE** Donations just kept arriving following the collection wrap-up date, leading to a total of 480 coats collected altogether! United Way appreciates the generosity of the community and thanks all donors for helping to keep the community warm this winter! Community members donated nearly 450... more
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What is it like to live with a low income? Thanks to our friends at United Way of the Alberta Capital Region, I had the opportunity to take part in a poverty simulation at the Telus World of Science in Edmonton. A poverty simulation is designed to provide participants with an idea of the struggles... more
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“Who doesn’t want to be one of 1,000 people playing dodgeball against 1,000 other people at the same time?” asked United Way executive director Jeff McLarty. “Nobody, that’s who.” That’s just one of the reasons United Way has embarked on a mission to organize the biggest single game of dodgeball... more
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‘Inspiring Philanthropy Award’ nominees announced J.W. Schnarr Lethbridge Herald jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com A number of businesses in the Lethbridge area and a family from Vauxhall have been recognized for their work with non-profit organizations. The Association of Fundraising Professionals... more
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**UPDATE** The socks are in and we are pleased to announce that the Toasty Toes Sock Drive raised over 14,500 pairs across Alberta! Participants in Lethbridge and Coaldale raised over 1,200 pairs towards that total. The chiropractic office in the top collection spot, with just over 365 pairs of... more
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In order to make sure community members are prepared for the cold weather before it actually hits, United Way’s 2015 Coats for Kids and Families collection will be starting much earlier than last year. Along with partners, KPMG LLP and TD Canada Trust, United Way will be collecting gently used... more
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For the 74th year in Lethbridge, United Way will launch its annual fundraising campaign with the goal of raising half-a-million dollars. Community members are invited to join in the raising of the United Way flag On Tuesday, September 15 at 9:00am at City Hall. This year, United Way and its partner... more