United Way has been able to increase funding to community organizations by $75,000 over the previous year and reach further into communities surrounding Lethbridge, including Claresholm, Fort Macleod and the Crowsnest Pass.
The United Way of Lethbirdge and South Western Alberta has been able to increase funding to community organizations by $75,000 over last year. Executive Director Trudy Carrels spoke to the 19 organizations Friday at Lethbridge City Hall as the local United Way welcomed its funding partners for 2017-2018 year. The communities sharing in the money include Lethbridge, Fort Macleod, Claresholm , and the Crowsnest Pass. This year, the United Way received 30 funding requests topping half a million dollars. The programs chosen to be given money are picked with the support of a team of community volunteers. For more information about the 19 organizations and 22 programs being funded this year, check out this link: Lethbridge United Way - Pat Siedlecki