Tags : Lethbridge Soup Kitchen

Non-for-profits see increase in most vulnerable ahead of winter

As the temperature drops outside, a couple of non-for-profits in our city say they are seeing more people are using their services. Bill Ginther with the Lethbridge Soup Kitchen believes the increase is due to the encampment situation right now.   “This morning for an example, we served breakfast at seven and we had 147 people, […]Read More

City concerned for most vulnerable during extreme heat

This week’s forecast is calling for lots of heat with temperatures expected to rise into the 30s. That heat can pose risks for heat-related illness. The city says their biggest concern is those who don’t have access to an appropriate shelter where there is air conditioning. “People with underlying health ailments can be affected adversely […]Read More

Safe sober shelter shot down by the city, head of

The head of the Lethbridge Soup Kitchen says the city is not doing enough to protect our vulnerable population. Bill Ginther says when the city shot down the Mustard Seed’s proposal of a safe sober shelter, it put more people at risk. Last year Lethbridge city council voted 7-2 to not move forward with the […]Read More

Bill Ginther talks ministering to the homeless

Serving those in need is a huge passion for those who work and volunteer their time at the Lethbridge Soup Kitchen. The nonprofit serves over 7,000 meals to the homeless in our city every month and three meals are provided each day except for Sunday. Bill Ginther, the Executive Director of the kitchen, says one […]Read More

Hearing to determine rezoning application for Alpha House

On August 24th, Lethbridge City Council will hold a public hearing on Bylaw 6275, which is the Railway Relocation Lands Area Development Plan. The main goal of the bylaw is to remove a land parcel at 802 2A Avenue North, which is the current spot of the Alpha House in our city. This will allow […]Read More

Beating the heat in Lethbridge

Sweltering temperatures in the mid to high 30s are expected to keep coming for our city as we head into next week. The City of Lethbridge and other local organizations are offering up help and tips to those who need assistance keeping cool during the hot weather. Micah Quinn has the details.Read More

Keeping Lethbridge’s population hydrated during heat wave

Southern Alberta is currently in the middle of a heat wave that is bringing above normal temperatures to most of the province. Along with the heat, comes dangers for people out in the sun without the proper protection including Lethbridge’s vulnerable population. Bill Ginther, Executive Director of the Lethbridge Soup Kitchen, says they are taking […]Read More