United Way looks at the big picture to deliver a coordinated network of services and programs to address a range of needs for children and families who are living in poverty.
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United Way is a network of more than 75 local United Way offices. Since 1941, we’ve worked in the Alberta Capital Region for the betterment of all.
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Pathfinders are influential members of the Alberta Capital Region who serve as philanthropic leaders by donating game-changing gifts of $10,000 or more annually.
This dedicated group of donors plays a crucial role in creating a community where everyone has the opportunity to thrive. Pathfinders’ exceptional generosity has a profound effect on people experiencing poverty in our region.
Can provide access to wrap-around psychological support for two families, including play therapy and advanced trauma processing.
Can provide resources to empower 500 women in a job training program
Can provide backpacks filled with school supplies for 2,000 students in need.
There are many ways to give, and when you become a Pathfinder, you will enjoy benefits including:
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Your donations are eligible for charitable tax credits, which can reduce the federal and provincial income tax you pay each year.
For detailed information on how tax credits can impact your giving, visit Canada Revenue Agency’s website for more information.
Explore our Honour Roll to see the community members who have stepped up to make a difference.
“When you see the need and you have the opportunity to support it, that’s what you do.”
- Bob Bowhay
Whether they’re requesting birthday gifts be donations to save endangered animals or volunteering time to community organizations, the Bowhay family values giving back to their community.
As prominent members of the community, Pathfinders are passionate about creating long-term positive change in our region. Join fellow philanthropists as a member of United Way’s Major Donor Committee. These exceptional volunteers take their generosity to the next level as ambassadors who share their passion, motivating and encouraging others to join them in supporting United Way’s important work in our community.
To learn more about how you can make a significant impact in our community as a Pathfinder, please contact Darren Brennan, Relationship Manager, Leadership and Major Gifts by email [email protected] or phone 780-443-8373.