Poverty

"The Mustard Seed": A familiar name, but what are they all about and why are they coming to Lethbridge?

The Mustard Seed, a well-known non-profit across Western Canada, is bringing 35-plus years of experience in poverty alleviation to Lethbridge. In the cities where they serve, The Mustard Seed provides basic services, housing, and employment supports to those in need and partners with the community to address the root causes of poverty.

COVID 19 Mitigation Measures at the Lethbridge Soup Kitchen

The speaker will provide a brief overview of the humble beginnings of Lethbridge Soup Kitchen on Oct 1, 1984 and some of the highlights of its 35 year history.

Lethbridge Food Bank Started Out as a Stop Gap Measure: 35 Years Later, what has Changed?

Since 1982 the Lethbridge Food Bank has been operated in the community of Lethbridge and serving the surrounding area with a “food share” program.

Money, Power and Poverty: What Harms are done by those at the Top of Society versus those at the Bottom?

It can be argued there are Polite Crimes versus Impolite Crimes, Visible Crimes versus Invisible Crimes, and Crimes we can openly discuss, versus Crimes that cannot be discussed.

The Costs of Homelessness: What are you willing to pay?

On March 16, 2009, the Alberta Government announced an ambitious plan to end homelessness in this province, the first to make such declaration in Canada.