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United Way Central Alberta announces new Chief Executive Officer

RED DEER, AB — United Way Central Alberta, today announced the appointment of Chelsea O’Donoghue as Chief Executive Officer, effective May 2, 2022. Chelsea O’Donoghue is no stranger to United Way supporters as she has served as Donor Relations Manager for the past two years, leading our fundraising efforts and our Period Promise work. O’Donoghue’s […]

2022 Period Promise Campaign Begins!

Red Deer, Alberta – Drawing on the success and inspiration generated by last year’s Period Promise launch and initiatives, United Way Central Alberta has begun its 2022 Period Promise Campaign. Throughout the month-long campaign United Way Central Alberta will accept both product and monetary donations, as well as ask local communities, businesses, and workplaces to […]

Period Promise Pilot Project Coming to Innisfail

Innisfail, Alberta – United Way Central Alberta (UWCA) is pleased to announce the launch of a new Period Promise Pilot Project for the Town of Innisfail. This pilot includes six dispensers for free menstrual products and enough products for the entire year in washrooms at the library, recreation centre and library. Funding for the pilot […]

United Way Central Alberta announces departure of Chief Executive Officer

RED DEER, AB — United Way Central Alberta, today announced that Brett Speight, Chief Executive Officer has notified the Board of his decision to resign from his position, effective May 27, 2022, as he returns to the financial services industry in Saskatchewan. Doug Doran, United Way Central Alberta President, commented, “We are grateful for Brett’s […]

Our Campaign Cabinet Needs You

You are a leader in Central Alberta business. You care about local issues and successes.  You understand the critical importance of business and corporate responsibility to a community and you are comfortable inviting others to join you.   The United Way of Central Alberta’s Campaign Cabinet needs your expertise.    Our yearly campaigns have raised tens of millions of dollars for area not-for-profit agencies since 1965. Much of these generously donated funds are generated through workplace campaigns at area businesses and […]

Be Consciously Kind

People are starting to hope again now that vaccines are being administered in the province.  Provincial campsites are booking up quickly as many people are optimistic enough to actually schedule vacations, at least within the province. Optimism springs from the glimmer of hope that COVID-19 will be under control and we will be able to […]

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