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Understanding the Impacts of and Finding Community Solutions to Poverty in Lethbridge, Alberta Vibrant Lethbridge Community and Social Development, City of Lethbridge October 2013 In 2013, Vibrant Lethbridge sought out a focus group to find community solutions to poverty in Lethbridge. The group... more
At United Way Game Night on Saturday, March 8, volunteers were on hand to help Executive Director, Jeff McLarty (far right) accept a cheque from Lethbridge Hurricanes Business Manager, Terry Huisman (far left). The amount was raised through raffles for an autographed player jersey at each home game... more
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Over the Holidays, I visited The Keg for dinner. On the way out, I noticed a faded red patch that looked very familiar? “That’s the United Way logo!” I exclaimed.   But why was our logo painted outside The Keg, you ask? In 1948, Sven Ericksen came to Lethbridge from Denmark and established a... more
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On Dec. 11, in the early morning hours, the Lethbridge United Way office was the target of a break-and-enter and cash was stolen. United Way staff immediately alerted Lethbridge Regional Police Service, which is currently handling the situation. While saddened by this event, United Way staff... more
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Every November, the U of L JDC West Business Team fills an above-ground pool with ice water. Team members collect pledges and donations from friends and family members and then.... they jump in the pool! It sounds crazy, but it’s for a good cause, they say. “It’s a really nice event to actually get... more
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She may be small, but four-year-old Amelia Prenevost has a heart the size of Lethbridge itself. Where most kids her age would choose to spend their Birthday money on toys or games, Amelia wanted something more. When mom, Tammy Prenevost suggested that she might like to share it with other people,... more
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***For Immediate Release*** Saturday June 22, 2013 Re: Flooding in Southern Alberta United Way of Lethbridge and Southern Alberta's heart goes out to all those who have been affected by the floods accross Southern Alberta. We here at the United Way have offered our support to our community partners... more
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We get a lot of support from great local community owned businesses, but one of our main fundraising events, is done at every Lethbridge Hurricanes home game. At every home game we auction off an authentic game worn jersey bearing the name and number of one of the talented players to have laced up... more
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The first ever Drop’n Beats Youth Conference came to theSik-Ooh-Kotoki Friendship Centre Friday with performances by some well-known hip hop artists and local talent scheduled. Drop’n Beats is a McMan Youth, Family and Community Services program designed to empower youth through creative expression... more