Lending cupboard has new director

The Lending Cupboard is looking a little more full with a new executive director.

The Lending Cupboard is looking a little more full with a new executive director.

Wendy Madden was announced as the Lending Cupboard Society of Alberta’s new executive director on Monday.

Board chair Gerry Winia said Madden has an extensive background in communications, public relations and fund development.

“The board is very excited and looking forward to working with Wendy as we start to develop some new marketing and fundraising strategies,” said Winia.

Established in 2006, the Lending Cupboard provides medical equipment to residents of Central Alberta free of charge with no qualifying and for as long as it’s needed.

There are four categories of available equipment, including bath aids, walkers, wheelchairs, crutches and hospital beds; equipment for hip and knee surgery; a range of equipment for children and youth; and barometric equipment.