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Kingston, ON (January 18, 2017) United Way of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington is looking for the following three positions to work in a... Read more

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Kingston, ON (Jan. 4, 2017) United Way Next Gen is pleased to present the fifth annual Next Gen Masquerade on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at the... Read more

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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

Still time to register for United Way Next Gen Pool Party

Kingston, ON (October 14, 2016) United Way Next Gen invites you to celebrate good times at the 3rd Annual Next Gen Pool Party on Friday October 21, 2016. The event takes place at Raxx bar & Grill (665 Development Drive) between 12:00 Noon – 5:00pm. This year teams of 2 will be square off in… Read More

Kingston Fire Department presents the Fire & Rescue Community Day

KINGSTON, ON (October 12, 2016) – The Kingston Fire Department invites the community to join them on October 22, 2016 from 10:00am – 3:00pm for Fire & Rescue Community Day at their new training centre. Enjoy fun activities for the entire family, Food trucks, silent auction and more. Day passes are available for $20/Family and… Read More

Push for Change – Joe Roberts in Kingston

Wednesday October 5, 2016 Push for Change What: Joe Roberts is pushing a shopping cart across Canada to raise awareness and dollars to end youth homelessness. He started the trek on May 1, 2016 in St. John’s Newfoundland and will end in Vancouver on September 30, 2017. During his 9,000km (17 month) journey he will… Read More

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