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Volunteers from the United Way of Lethbridge and South Western Alberta have presented 5th on 5th Youth Services with $25,000 in funding to help support its business operations until January. The funds come from the United Way’s emergency reserve, which is supported primarily by payroll deductions... more
JDC West is back for the 10th Annual Chillin' 4 Charity! Who: U of L JDC West Business Team, business professionals, local celebrities, community members. What: Jumping into a pool of icy water. When: Nov. 7, 2014  11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Where: Galt Gardens Why: To support your community and have a cool... more
Got milk? The Alberta Human Service office at the Lethbridge provincial building gathered the cereal to go with it. On Friday, June 27, Alberta Human Services offices across Alberta competed against each other in a cereal box build. Staff members from up to seven divisions of Human Services in the... more
2014 Youth Week Making Matches – Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lethbridge & District Submitted by Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lethbridge & District In 2013 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lethbridge and District supported over 200 children and celebrated 40 years serving the community. Big... more
2014 Youth Week Steps to Success - 5th on 5th Youth Services 5th on 5th Youth Services will be celebrating its 20th year of service this summer! Staff have been helping young people in Lethbridge and the surrounding area take steps to success. Dedicated staff and volunteers accomplish this through... more
2014 Youth Week YWCA of Lethbridge & District The YWCA of Lethbridge & District provides a number of programs that serve to address issues facing women and, in particular, young girls. GirlSpace offers programs that focus on key social issues for girls and young women. GirlSpace fills the... more
2014 Youth Week Healthy Children, Healthy Families, Healthy Communities – Family Centre Submitted by Family Centre Lethbridge’s Family Centre, located on the upper level of Lethbridge Centre Mall works to strengthen capacities and encourage the best possible development of families in Lethbridge... more
2014 Youth Week Mentor, Assist, Transform – The MAT Youth Centre Submitted by the Boys & Girls Club of Lethbridge and District - With research by Matt Haberlin (Graduate Studies, University of Lethbridge) "I would definitely say that the Boys & Girls Club of Lethbridge changed me, and that... more
2014 Youth Week Wood’s Homes – Providing Emergency Shelter to Youth The Emergency Youth Shelter at Wood’s Homes located at 312 – 3 Street South (behind the Lethbridge Courthouse) provides responsive housing for youth with no other place to go, or who are in the midst of a placement breakdown either... more