January 17th, 2021

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By VOLUNTEER LETHBRIDGE on December 15, 2020.

INTERFAITH FOOD BANK SOCIETY – HAMPER PULLER VOLUNTEERS
The Interfaith Food Bank is committed to recognizing the human dignity of those in need and providing food and access to services and resources generated from within our community. They cater to those in a variety of situations, ranging from single-parenthood, to seniors on fixed incomes, to the under or unemployed, or to those with other social or economic barriers. They are looking for volunteers to assist with client intake in distribution of food hampers to their clients. For more information contact Echo at 403-320-8779 or email: echo@interfaithfoodbank.ca.

VOLUNTEER LETHBRIDGE – KEEP IN TOUCH VOLUNTEER CALLER
Do you want to connect with the community and make a difference? Do you have an hour or two a week to talk on the phone? Volunteers in the Keep In Touch program make friendly weekly phone calls to community members feeling lonely and socially disconnected. You can call from the comfort of your home on your own schedule. We all have wisdom and interests to share. Won’t you brighten someone’s day and share yours? To sign up to volunteer, connect with Volunteer Lethbridge at 403-332-4320 or email:├é┬ávolunteer@volunteerlethbridge.com.

MYCITYCARE – DRIVER VOLUNTEERS
MyCityCare is an initiative developed by MyVictory Church to resource the community in areas of food and water, housing, clothing, health care and social justice, to give people a hand up into a hope-filled future. They are looking for volunteers that would be interested in assisting as drivers to deliver food hampers along with the possibility of delivering for their Shop of Wonders program. For more information call Carol at 403-942-1378 or email: carol@myvictory.ca.

LETHBRIDGE FAMILY SERVICES – ANGEL TREE CHRISTMAS CAMPAIGN VOLUNTEERS
Lethbridge Family Services Angel Tree Christmas campaign strives to ensure all families have an enjoyable Christmas by providing those in need with a Christmas bundle for each child. This campaign is a legacy our community has built together, and it is truly magical. In its 28th year, Angel Tree offers help to any family in Lethbridge and area, struggling to make Christmas happen in their home. This year with COVID-19 placing stress on finances like never before, they expect to help up to 3,000 children and will need many volunteers! Starting in December, volunteers can assist as toy sorters, toy stackers, admin elves, toy pickup drivers or gift bundle delivery drivers. For more information on these positions or to sign up, visit https://www.volunteersignup.org/CY9AQ, call/text Rosie at 403-915-6239 or email: rdigout@lfsfamily.ca.

LETHBRIDGE SENIOR CENTRE ORGANIZATION – COURIER AND DRIVER VOLUNTEERS
Meals on Wheels is a charitable, volunteer-based organization, committed to providing home delivery of hot and nutritious meals to people in need. The LSCO Meals on Wheels program has a deep, positive impact, within the City of Lethbridge. The people they serve to are able to maintain a sense of independence and stay in their homes and count on a hot noon meal. Volunteers deliver kindness, along with a meal. A friendly wave through a window or a quick hello, while maintaining social distancing, is helpful to the people they serve. Onsite training is provided. For more information call 403-320-2222 or email: volunteer@lethseniors.com.

BIG BROTHERS BIG SISTERS LETHBRIDGE & DISTRICT – BIG BROTHER BIG SISTER VOLUNTEERS
Improve the life of a child and have a lot of fun! Mentors commit to spending a few hours each week with a child in their community who is need of extra support. All matches are based on compatibility, so “Bigs” and their “Littles” are free to do any mutually enjoyed activity. Volunteers are provided with ongoing support from caseworkers for the duration of their match, but there’s no special training required. Due to COVID-19, all matches take place digitally. When it is safe, activities can take place in the community. For more information call 403-328-9355 or email: info.leth@bigbrothersbigsisters.ca.

TETRA SOCIETY OF NORTH AMERICA LETHBRIDGE – TRADES/TECHINCAL VOLUNTEERS
The Tetra Society of North America is a non-profit organization that helps find solutions to physical or environmental barriers faced by people with disabilities. Through volunteers, they design and build customized assistive devices at little or no cost to their clients. Do you like to build, design and create? Can you think outside the box to find solutions? Do you have a passion for helping persons with disabilities? The Tetra Society of North America is seeking technically skilled volunteers to design and build customized assistive devices to help people with disabilities overcome physical barriers they face in day to day tasks and in recreational opportunities. They accept volunteers with various technical backgrounds (i.e. engineers, technicians, machinists, carpenters, seamstresses, etc.) and of various ages. For more information or to apply visit https://tetrasociety.org/support/volunteer-application.php.

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