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United Way and KPMG LLP’s Coats for Kids and Families program wrapped up mid-December and deliveries were made to six local organizations for distribution to those in need. “In all, we delivered more than 200 coats and more than 100 scarves, hats and pairs of mitts,” said Connolly Tate-Mitchell,... more
United Way and KPMG LLP collecting coats for kids and families in South Western Alberta As the cold season draws near, the United Way is asking Lethbridge residents to remember the community members who don’t have suitable winter wear. In partnership with KPMG LLP, United Way will be collecting... more
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
***UPDATE*** The Article at the bottom of this page appeared in The Lethbridge Herald on Tuesday, July 29. United Way executive director Jeff McLarty says that the idea and the hope behind eliminating designation fees were to encourage the people of Lethbridge and the surrounding area to invest in... 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