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Despite the heat wave southern Alberta has been experiencing, United Way of Lethbridge & South Western Alberta is turning its attention to what the winter months will bring. The 2017 Coats for Kids & Families collection will launch on Monday, September 18 and run until Friday, October 20.... more
Updates
This Years Tournament Co-Chairs are: Brian Wichers, James Bartsch and Chad Zentner Thank You To Our Sponsors: Title Sponsor: Servus Credit Union Cart Sponsor: Silver Ridge Construction Ltd. Lunch Sponsor: Prime Catering Beverage Cart Sponsor: Lethbridge Firefighters Charities Association Tee Gift... more
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Toasty Toes Sock Drive aims to collect 25,000 pairs of socks in partnership with United Way and Wood’s Homes Edmonton, AB - Throughout the month of September, Alberta’s chiropractors will once again partner with United Way and Wood’s Homes to keep the feet of vulnerable Albertans warm during winter... more
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Working together was the theme on Thursday, August 10 at Lethbridge City Hall. “Not all of us have the same strengths. Not all of us have the same weaknesses. But together, we can be powerful,” said United Way executive director Trudy Carrels to representatives of the 19 organizations welcomed as... more
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Event Date: Thursday, August 10, 2017   |   10-11am Event Location: Culver City Room, Lethbridge City Hall   United Way’s 75th year is coming to a close and there is a level of excitement and accomplishment as the organization prepares to announce new Funded Partner Agencies for the 2017-2018 year... more
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  Many thanks to Darryl Moore, Kellie Sawler and the team at FloorRight Interiors for another successful Golf Tournament in support of United Way's Community Fund! On Wednesday, June 28, we hit the course at Land-o-Lakes in Coaldale, Alberta and raised $4,290 to support local programs for poverty... more
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Pictured: Brian Wichers (owner/operator,Lethbridge Caterers Ltd.) Chad Zentner (funeral director, Cornerstone Funeral Home Ltd.), Maureen Burke (United Way Board Chair), Trudy Carrels (United Way Executive Director) Kristie Kruger (owner and realtor, My Life Realty), Judy Schrempf (president, ... more
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  After more than 32 years of dedicated service to the community, United Way is pleased to congratulate Joyce Crittenden of the Lethbridge Soup Kitchen on her retirement at the end of June!   From the Lethbridge Soup Kitchen Board of Directors: Joyce Crittenden, Executive Director of the Lethbridge... more
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Pictured: Lethbridge Hurricanes Marketing & Game Day Coordinator Kathy Hong (left) presents United Way Executive Director Trudy Carrels with a cheque for $30,741.90, the total fundraised for United Way’s Community Fund over the course of the 2016-2017 Hurricanes season.   Following a season... more