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Meaghan Szpak

United Way Kicks off 2020 Community Campaign

United Way Fort McMurray and Wood Buffalo officially kicked off its 2020 Community Campaign this morning with a virtual video launch.  The campaign, which is in its third and final year of the ‘local love’ theme, is accompanied by the

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Meaghan Szpak

Jordanna Lambert Appointed as New President

United Way of Fort McMurray and Wood Buffalo Board of Directors unanimously voted Jordanna Lambert as its new President during a meeting held on July 22nd.  Lambert succeeds outgoing President Steve Yatauro, who held the position since 2018.     “I’m

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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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