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Community Refugee Relief Fund seeks donations to aid Kingston’s newest refugees

KINGSTON, ON./Dec. 12, 2016 – Residents are urged to donate to the Community Refugee Relief Fund through the United Way of KFL&A to help resettle more refugees expected to arrive in the Kingston region in the coming months. “As mayor I am proud of the generosity and kindness of our community,” says Mayor Bryan Paterson…. Read More

KINGSTON PENITENTIARY TOURS TO CONTINUE FOR 2017 TOURISM SEASON

Kingston, ON – The City of Kingston in partnership with the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) and the St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC) will continue the highly successful Kingston Penitentiary (KP) public tours, launched in 2016, for the 2017 tourism season. Kingston Penitentiary Tours proved to be enormously successful, welcoming over 60,000 visitors in the… Read More

The 2016 United Way KFLA 75th Anniversary Campaign raises record $3.7 million

KINGSTON, ON (Nov. 30, 2016) The United Way KFLA announced today that the 75th Annual Campaign goal has been exceeded, raising an incredible $3.7 million. The announcement was made this morning in front of 500 volunteers at the Campaign Touchdown Breakfast hosted by Ambassador Conference Resort and sponsored by TD Bank. Sixty percent of funds raised… Read More

The Thoughtful Test Drive

Volvo Car Canada Ltd. has selected United Way Centraide (UWC) as its charity of choice for the Thoughtful Test Drive campaign taking place this holiday season. From November 7 to December 31, 2016, Volvo will provide a donation of $25 to United Way Centraide for every test drive taken at dealerships across Canada. Volvo has… Read More

Police equestrian event raises $20,000

With hooves, happiness and lots of thank yous, Kingston Police announced Wednesday that the North American Police Equestrian Championships raised $20,000 for the local chapter of the United Way. Also known as NAPEC, the championships hosted 66 competitors: 18 from Canada and the rest from the United States. With multiple demonstrations and competitions, the event… Read More

United Way Campaign Touchdown tickets on sale now

KINGSTON, ON / November 9, 2016 – Campaign Chair Brigadier-General Stephen Kelsey and his Campaign Cabinet invite volunteers and supporters to join United Way for its annual Campaign Touchdown Breakfast on Wednesday, November 30, at the Ambassador Hotel and Conference Centre. Doors open at 7:00 am and ceremonies start at 7:30 am. On September 9,… Read More

KDLC and UNITED WAY KFLA Activism Award

Kingston, ON (November 7, 2016) ANNOUNCEMENT The Kingston and District Labour Council at their annual Oliver Doyle Union Activism Banquet on Friday, Nov 4th, 2016 announced a new award for those union members that demonstrate exceptional support and commitment to the Labour/United Way partnership in both the Labour movement and the United Way Movement.  It… Read More

Novelis Volunteers to complete projects at local agency

KINGSTON, ONT. / October 25, 2016 – Novelis, the world’s premier producer of rolled aluminum and the global leader in aluminum recycling, will be impacting the Kingston community this month as part of the company’s global One Novelis volunteer month. Novelis is completing volunteer projects this week at a local United Way agency, Girls Inc…. Read More

Queen’s Engineering Students invite you to visit The Golden Age of Film

Kingston, ON (October 19, 2016) – For one day only, and in support of United Way KFLA, Queen’s Engineering students will open the doors of the 2016 Science Formal and give the community a sneak peek into their highly anticipated Science Formal. This year, they’re working hard to transform Grant Hall into the Golden Age… Read More

Fight fire at Kingston Fire & Rescue’s Community Day for United Way

KINGSTON, ONT./Oct. 17, 2016 – Experience what it is like to put out a car fire, ride a fire ladder or take the firefighters combat challenge at Kingston Fire & Rescue’s Community Day for the United Way.  It’s 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22 at the Regional Training Centre at 3 Terry… Read More

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