Our Community Partners
Christmas Hope is a collaboration of six agencies that work to ensure that less-fortunate members of our community get everything they need to feel hope and joy during the Christmas season.
The Christmas Hope partnership is comprised of the Interfaith Food Bank, Lethbridge Food Bank, Lethbridge Family Services Angel Tree, Volunteer Lethbridge, The Salvation Army, and MyCityCare Shop of Wonders. This partnership strives to make the most of resources and donations while reducing duplication of services.
Alberta Non-Profit Network
The Alberta Nonprofit Network (ABNN) is an independent network of nonprofit organizations from across Alberta, all working together to create a strong and resilient nonprofit sector. The network collectively works to create a common vision for the sector, and articulates the sector’s value to a range of stakeholders including governments and funders.
Lethbridge Diversity & Inclusion Alliance
Shaping a welcoming, inclusive and safe Lethbridge for our diverse community through education, advocacy and collaboration to build strength to combat racism and discrimination.
The Reconciliation Lethbridge Advisory Committee will act as an advisory committee to City Council on issues relating to reconciliation. The Committee will champion the Reconciliation Implementation Plan, promote mutual understanding and support of urban indigenous populations and the municipality’s relationship with the Blackfoot Confederacy. Read the implementation plan here.
Lethbridge Local Immigration Partnership (LIP)
Lethbridge Local Immigration Partnership-(LIP) is a community development initiative. Our goal is to create a more welcoming and inclusive community. Lethbridge LIP seeks to collaborate with, strengthen and work together with local residents, community agencies, initiatives, organizations, businesses and government agencies.
Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce
The Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce as The Voice of Business is a Convener for leaders of influence, Champion for a strong community, and a Catalyst for business growth to enhance a healthy economic and social environment in our region.
Volunteer Canada is a registered charity, providing national leadership and expertise on volunteerism to increase the participation, quality and diversity of volunteer experiences.
Our cause is social good in Canada. We work to bolster the charities, nonprofits and social entrepreneurs that build, enrich and define our nation and the communities they support around the globe.
Enhanced Capacity Advancement Program (E-CAP) Funding is provided by the Government of Alberta through the Alberta Lottery Fund in order to build the voluntary sector and enhance the quality of life for Albertans.
E-CAP funding has created the opportunity to further develop, advance and strengthen the work that has been accomplished through Volunteer Lethbridge to enhance volunteerism and grow volunteer capacity.
FCSS program provides financial support for the delivery of preventive social services. The City of Lethbridge participates in this joint municipal/provincial costsharing grant with the Province of Alberta, and must ensure that all expenditures made with these funds are eligible under the Family and Community Support Services Act and Regulations.
The City of Lethbridge FCSS focus is on investment in prevention, early intervention and community and development. Volunteerism promotes and enhances the wellbeing of individuals, families and communities in the City of Lethbridge. This funding enriches community development through volunteerism.