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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
As 2014's National Volunteer Week wraps up, we want you to know that it doesn’t matter whether you volunteer a little or a lot, or even whether you volunteer with us or another organization. You are helping to make a difference in the lives of others. Over the last year, we have had the privilege... more
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Page Link: During the month of June, we’re inviting you to donate your social media status to help raise awareness about some of the issues people in our area are facing and what the United Way, with your help, can do about it! All you need to do is choose a social status from... more
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