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Meaghan Szpak

United Way Introduces Interim Executive Director

Fort McMurray, AB- The United Way Fort McMurray and Wood Buffalo Board of Directors have appointed a new interim Executive Director to assist our United Way team over the next month.  Andrea Hine will be taking on the leadership role

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Meaghan Szpak

COVID-19 Update: March 26, 2020

The safety and well-being of our partner organizations, their patrons, and our community are our priority during these challenging times.  Our team continues to work remotely to support our agency partners in providing vital services in Wood Buffalo.  All United

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Meaghan Szpak

COVID-19 Update: March 19, 2020

With the rapidly evolving situation of COVID-19, United Way Fort McMurray and Wood Buffalo is focussed on supporting our agency partners and ensuring the health and safety of our staff, agencies, clients and the community. Following the recommendation of health

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Meaghan Szpak

COVID-19 Response and Update

United Way Fort McMurray and Wood Buffalo is taking action to keep our staff, agencies and community partners informed and safe as we navigate the new information with COVID-19. The United Way team will be working remotely for the immediate

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Meaghan Szpak

United Way Announces 2019 Campaign Total

FORT MCMURRAY, AB – The United Way announced this morning that their 2019 Community Campaign raised $4.65 million.  Campaign Chair, Ken Sandmoen, delivered the news.  “On behalf of United Way Board of Directors, staff, and our agency partners, we would

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Meaghan Szpak

United Way Introduces New Executive Director

The United Way Fort McMurray and Wood Buffalo Board of Directors has hired their new Executive Director. Timothy Troy will be succeeding Cecilia Mutch, who led the United Way after the 2016 Wildfire. Timothy is new to the Wood Buffalo

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Meaghan Szpak

Poverty Reduction Network Presents- US AND THEM Screening

Fort McMurray, AB- To bring attention to the issues of homelessness and addiction, US AND THEM is touring North American communities. The response after every show has been incredible; audience members are leaving with a newfound compassion and desire to

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Meaghan Szpak

United Way Raffles Raise Funds for Community

FORT MCMURRAY, AB – United Way Fort McMurray and Wood Buffalo is thrilled to announce that last weekend’s 50/50 winner took home $13,955.  The June 6th raffle is one in a series of raffles by United Way, that kicked off

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