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Hand-knitted pieces to benefit Chinook Regional Hospital

Hand-knitted winter clothing is very much needed this time of year. Volunteers from the Friends of Chinook Regional Hospital’s Craft Club hosted a fundraiser on Wednesday morning. The funds will go directly back into the hospital to help where it matters most. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, this is the first fundraiser for the event […]Read More

Fundraiser started for woman denied organ transplant

An Alberta woman says she is being put in a tough situation where she must either get the covid vaccine or potentially die. Sheila Annette Lewis filed a legal challenge against Alberta Health Services, doctors and a hospital as she was unable to receive a lifesaving organ transplant due to her not wanting to be […]Read More

Event to raise funds for Women and Youth Centre in

The sweet sounds of piano playing and tasty desserts are on the docket for a special fundraiser in Lethbridge on November 19 at St. Augustine’s Church Hall. Organizers of the event are hoping to raise funds for the development of a Women and Youth Centre in the village of Ogan, Nigeria. This project is being […]Read More

Walk To Breathe fundraiser going virtual

A fundraiser for those with breathing problems has hit a temporary roadblock here in Alberta. The Walk to Breathe initiative was created by an Edmonton man to raise funds for Alberta Lung. As BCN’s Micah Quinn explains, the man says he has to sit out this year’s festivities due to health issues, but is hoping […]Read More

Tim Hortons Camp Day celebrated in Coaldale

Millions of dollars are expected to be raised for Tim Hortons Camp Day. The Tim Hortons in Coaldale was celebrating on Wednesday with all purchases of hot or iced coffee going to help youth from underserved communities. Video Journalist Micah Quinn was at the Coaldale Timmies where local politicians came out to help. Including the […]Read More

Weekend fundraiser takes place at Creepy Hollow

After a fire ripped through the haunted mansion on the property of the Creepy Hollow tourist attraction in Warner, Alberta on May 13th, the workers are still coping with the devastation. But as Angela Stewart reports, thanks to a weekend fundraising event and a GoFundMe page, staff are hoping to raise enough funds to rebuild […]Read More

RunWild event to raise funds for local advocacy centres

A fundraising race is taking place for a good cause on May 15 in Edmonton and through a virtual format. The RunWild event will be raising money for various child and youth centres across Alberta including the Chinook Child and Youth Advocacy Centre in Lethbridge. Over $572,000 has been raised since 2011. As Micah Quinn […]Read More

Throwing discs for a good cause at Lethbridge College

The game of disc golf has become very popular at Lethbridge College. Games were played recently to raise funds for student scholarships at the post secondary institution. BCN’s Micah Quinn has the story on this innovative fundraiser. UPDATE: A total of $6,806 was raised for the fundraiser.Read More

Funds to be raised for Chinook Hospital Foundation

Golfers will be taking a swing for charity on August 10. The Val Matteotti Italian Open will be teeing off at the Lethbridge Golf and Country Club with all proceeds going toward the Chinook Regional Hospital Foundation and the radiology department within the hospital to provide equipment and services. The Executive Director of the foundation, […]Read More

Lethbridge firefighter walking 1204 steps for fundraiser

Firefighters work tirelessly everyday to keep our communities safe. The Firefighter Stairclimb Challenge is encouraging our first responders to climb steps from May 27 to June 5 to raise funds for programs and services for citizens and firefighters who are battling cancer. BCN’s Micah Quinn has more on a Lethbridge firefighter who will be climbing […]Read More

Roaring 20s theme for Streets Alive fundraiser

Fans of the 1920s are set for a treat on Friday evening. The Golden Sapphire Benefit Dinner is being hosted by Streets Alive Mission. As BCN’s Micah Quinn reports, staff from the Christian organization say that attendees can dress like people from the Roaring 20s to add a little extra flavour to the event while […]Read More

Fundraiser for Ukraine totals $3200

Analog Books in Lethbridge held a fundraiser selling UGears, which are wooden mechanical models. A total of $3200 will be sent to the Canada-Ukraine Foundation to assist Ukrainians who are facing hardships as the war with Russia rages on. The owner of the bookstore, Penny Warris, says close to 100 of the UGears were sold […]Read More

Fundraiser for Library Giving Day

The Lethbridge Public Library is set to celebrate Library Giving Day on April 6. The event is an international fundraiser that was started in 2019 in Seattle to raise money for local libraries. Elisabeth Hegerat, the Manager of Community and Economic Advancement for the Lethbridge Public Library, says this campaign is vital to ensure the […]Read More

Panago fundraiser raising money for student refugees

A University of Lethbridge committee is working together with Panago Pizza North to serve up hot and ready slices for a good cause. The Panago Pizza fundraiser took place on Tuesday and 15 per cent of the profits for the day will go toward supporting the Student Refugee Program at the U of L. As […]Read More

Water wells to be built in Burkina Faso

The nonprofit organization, Bridges of Hope, has created The Dig Deep: Burkina Water Project. An event will be held tonight to share the work the project has been doing in Burkina Faso. That includes building wells in remote villages in the African country. As Video Journalist Micah Quinn explains, organizers say this is a vital […]Read More

Music fundraiser to benefit Ukraine

A Lethbridge music group has decided to raise funds for those who are in dire need in Ukraine. The Lethbridge Community Band Society is hosting a concert to show support for the country. Attendees can make donations in support of the war-torn country. As Micah Quinn explains, this is the first live concert for the […]Read More

Fundraising for our city’s most vulnerable

The Coldest Night of the Year event will be taking place this weekend. So far, the fundraiser by Streets Alive Mission has raised close to $50,000 with a $70,000 goal. Jennifer Lepko, the Director of Fund Development for Streets Alive, says there are a number of items the organization will be able purchase to help […]Read More

Radio-A-Thon hoping to raise $275,000

The annual Care From the Heart Radio-A-Thon is taking place Thursday. The event will raise money for the Chinook Regional Hospital. Throughout the day, local radio stations chat with doctors, nurses, administrators, and donors to share stories of the impact that donations have had on the community. Over the past 12 years the event has […]Read More

Coldest Night of the Year event enters 11th year

The Coldest Night of the Year event is taking place on February 26th. The event raises money for Streets Alive Mission and the city’s most vulnerable whom the Christian group helps on a basis. As Micah Quinn explains, this year marks the 11th anniversary of the in person walk.Read More

Movember fundraiser wraps up for Claresholm

In the month of November, funds were raised to support those battling prostate and testicular cancer plus raise awareness of suicide prevention in men. This annual fundraiser is called Movember. All kinds of moustaches were grown for the campaign. As Micah Quinn explains, groups from the Town of Claresholm joined forces to grow their own […]Read More

Over $100 million raised for Shine campaign

A fundraiser for the University of Lethbridge called the Shine campaign, has raised over $100 million. This enormous amount of money was given by donors who want to ensure the university continues on as one of the leading post-secondary schools in Alberta. As Micah Quinn explains, the campaign only went public in 2018.Read More

Raising funds for first responders through fitness

A Lethbridge police officer is looking to raise funds and spread awareness for first responder mental health. As Micah Quinn explains, the constable will be attempting a feat of strength over a 24-hour period to support those who need the help.   You can donate to the fundraiser by visiting https://www.facebook.com/donate/220297013361459/Read More

Total of $3,000 raised for axe throwing fundraiser

Axe throwers donned their best pink outfits for the theme of Mean Girls Day on October 3rd for the Burn Battle 2021 Fundraiser. As Micah Quinn explains, axe throwers came out to participate in the fundraiser to benefit a worthwhile cause. Below are the names of the winners: That’s So Fetch Award (best pink outfit) […]Read More

McHappy Day raises money for annual event

It was McHappy Day at McDonald’s restaurants across the country. The event raises money annually for the Ronald McDonald House charities. As Micah Quinn explains, organizations within southern Alberta got in on the action as well.Read More

Feed Lethbridge to raise funds for food banks

A city wide dinner party is set to take place this weekend. Feed Lethbridge raised over $25,000 last year, and both food banks are expecting to generate even more funds for this year’s event. Community members are asked to host dinner parties for friends and families at their own locations to generate money for the […]Read More