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When Nuhaa’s family first moved to Canada, it was a difficult adjustment. But a United Way-funded program made it easier.                                                  “I was born in Syria, but when I was four, my family had to leave because it was too dangerous there. So we went to Jordan. I... more
Press Releases
Lethbridge-On May 19, United Way of Lethbridge & South Western Alberta launched a call for applications for the Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF). The fund provides financial support to charities and other qualified donees adapting their frontline services to support vulnerable Canadians... more
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Daniel and his colleagues work with United Way to help their neighbours. “I think it’s important to give back, but it’s not about how much you give, it’s also about being invested. Every year, the utility company where I work organizes a company-wide United Way campaign that runs across to all our... more
Updates
United Way of Lethbridge & South Western Alberta, together with support from local donors, is providing support to community agencies dedicated to keeping the people of Lethbridge & South Western Alberta safe and well during this public health crisis. The General COVID-19 Relief &... more
Blog Posts
  By Dan Clement, President & CEO United Way Centraide Canada   Like many Canadians I have been reacting to the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis.  It is shocking.  Yet, also distressingly familiar.  Not because this happened in the United States but because we have witnessed systemic... more
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When Atiya experienced domestic violence, she had to overcome cultural barriers to seek help. Today, she helps other women. “It’s a challenge to navigate the system as a victim. There are several barriers women in the South Asian community face: the lack of information, the lack of awareness that... more
Updates
  Recently, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced $9 million through United Way for local organizations that support practical services to Canadian seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic.   United Ways across the country have allocated funds in their local communities to support senior-serving... more
Press Releases
LETHBRIDGE- United Way of Lethbridge & South Western Alberta is now accepting funding applications for the Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF). The fund provides financial support to charities and other qualified donees adapting their frontline services to support vulnerable Canadians... more
News Articles
Message from Michael Gottheil, Chief of the Commission and Tribunals, Alberta Human Rights Commission (May 5, 2020) Countering Racism during COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted all our lives in many ways. Unfortunately, it has led to an increase in racism and discrimination towards certain... more