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Joe Roberts crosses into Ontario, stops in Kingston on October 6&7

KINGSTON, ON (September 26, 2016) – Former homeless youth turned CEO (Mindware Design, 2003), Joe Roberts is pushing a shopping cart across Canada t Read More

United Way Campaign reaches $500,000 mark, thanks to early donations and Fare for Friends

Tuesday September 20, 2016 Fare for Friends was held on Sunday September 18 at the Vimy Officers’ Mess. The event was a great success, raising $72,0 Read More

United Way announces campaign goal of over $3.4 million for 2016

News – The United Way may be celebrating 75 years of history in the Kingston area, but it was with an eye to the future that this year’s campaign Read More

Inspiring story & ambitious goal highlights of United Way breakfast

Now beaming with a smile, 21 year old Larissa Avery has turned her life around, with the help of services available through the United Way. Larissa Av Read More

United Way announces campaign goal of $3.451 million

The idea was to show the positive impact that United Way-supported programs could have on the most vulnerable people in the community. One by one, rep Read More

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Joe Roberts crosses into Ontario, stops in Kingston on October 6&7

KINGSTON, ON (September 26, 2016) – Former homeless youth turned CEO (Mindware Design, 2003), Joe Roberts is pushing a shopping cart across Canada to highlight the issue of homelessness. He has crossed into Ontario and is making his way towards Kingston. “I am thrilled to be arriving in Kingston and am humbly grateful for the… Read More

United Way Campaign reaches $500,000 mark, thanks to early donations and Fare for Friends

Tuesday September 20, 2016 Fare for Friends was held on Sunday September 18 at the Vimy Officers’ Mess. The event was a great success, raising $72,000. This amount, along with early donations helped bring the first week total to $538,418. This makes up 16% of the total goal of $3,451,000. “We have had a great… Read More

United Way announces campaign goal of over $3.4 million for 2016

News – The United Way may be celebrating 75 years of history in the Kingston area, but it was with an eye to the future that this year’s campaign goal was announced on Friday, Sept. 9. The annual United Way KFL&A campaign kick-off breakfast saw hundreds of community leaders, local politicians, front-line workers and United… Read More

Inspiring story & ambitious goal highlights of United Way breakfast

Now beaming with a smile, 21 year old Larissa Avery has turned her life around, with the help of services available through the United Way. Larissa Avery “I’ve been through sexual and physical abuse by both my parents since I was 7, until I turned 16. I was kicked out as a result of all… Read More

United Way announces campaign goal of $3.451 million

The idea was to show the positive impact that United Way-supported programs could have on the most vulnerable people in the community. One by one, representatives from the city’s dozens of workplace campaigns stood up at their tables during Friday morning’s kick-off breakfast for the 2016 United Way campaign and read a prepared statement from… Read More

$3,451,000 million goal announced

KINGSTON, ON (September 9, 2016) – In front of a packed crowd at the annual kickoff breakfast sponsored by the Ambassador Conference Resort Centre, the local United Way announced a goal of $3,451,000, 1.5% higher than last year’s goal. Brigadier-General Stephen Kelsey, Base Commander, CFB Kingston, was unable to attend the breakfast but addressed the… Read More

United Way to announce Campaign goal on September 9, 2016

KINGSTON, ONT. / September 2, 2016 – The United Way campaign kicks off with its traditional Campaign Kick-off Breakfast on Friday, September 9, at the Ambassador Conference Resort. Doors open at 7 am. Over 500 United Way supporters, volunteers and donors will enjoy a delicious hot and cold buffet breakfast, along with a generous helping… Read More

Police Equestrian Championships at the Kingston Pen

KINGSTON, ON. /August 31, 2016 – Kingston Police are excited to announce that the 2016 North American Police Equestrian Championships (NAPEC) is coming to Kingston this fall. The event, part of the Kingston Police 175th anniversary celebrations, will be hosted inside Kingston Penitentiary grounds. Tickets are available online to the public. NAPEC will take place… Read More

Walking across Canada to end Youth Homelessness arrives in Kingston October 6th, 2016

KINGSTON, ON (August 31, 2016) – Former homeless youth turned CEO (Mindware Design, 2003), Joe Roberts is pushing a shopping cart across Canada to highlight the issue of homelessness. The Push for Change is a Cross Canada trek with Joe Roberts pushing a shopping cart (symbol of chronic homelessness) 24 km per day to raise… Read More

Applications sought for Community Investment Fund Grants

KINGSTON, ON. / Aug. 4, 2016 Charities and not-for-profit organizations may now apply for one-time grants of up to $25,000 for local programs and projects through the Community Investment Fund. This granting stream combines funding from both the City of Kingston and United Way KFLA through one simplified application process. It encourages an innovative, entrepreneurial… Read More

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