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Fourth Annual Youth Summit in Kingston

Goal is to increase awareness and provide tools for issues faced by local youth  KINGSTON, ON / Thursday, April 19, 2018 – Organized by the... Read more

Chair set to ‘rally everybody’

Article courtesy of IAN MACALPINE at The Kingston Whig-Standard (Photo: Jonathan Ludlow) Fred Godbille, the director of DuPont Technology... Read more

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Fourth Annual Youth Summit in Kingston

Goal is to increase awareness and provide tools for issues faced by local youth  KINGSTON, ON / Thursday, April 19, 2018 – Organized by the Youth Out Loud Kingston & Area Youth Council and the United Way, the fourth annual Youth Summit will take place on Friday, April 20th, from 10 am. to 1:30 p.m…. Read More

Chair set to ‘rally everybody’

Article courtesy of IAN MACALPINE at The Kingston Whig-Standard (Photo: Jonathan Ludlow) Fred Godbille, the director of DuPont Technology Centre in Kingston, has been named the 2018 United Way of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington campaign chair. He was introduced at the United Way’s workplace volunteer awards luncheon on Tuesday at the Ramada Inn and Conference Centre…. Read More

Volunteers recognized by United Way

Article in the Kingston Whig-Standard courtesy of: IAN MACALPINE (Photo) JONATHAN LUDLOW United Way of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington workplace volunteers, who usually have to wake up early to attend the local charity’s Kick Off or Touchdown breakfasts, were treated to a midday meal on Tuesday to thank them for their dedication to help… Read More

2017 Workplace Volunteer Award Winners

Congratulations to our 2017 Workplace Volunteer Award Winners. We are very excited to celebrate your significant positive impacts on our community at the Workplace Volunteer Awards and Appreciation Luncheon on April 17, 2018. Download this complete list as a PDF here 2017 Award Winners Participation Awards PLATINUM Employee campaigns with a minimum of 90% participation & $100… Read More

Homeless in Kingston Ontario

Homeless in KFL&A – Stories from Youth This is a collection of stories from just a small group of youth who are homeless in Kingston and area. Sharing their journey is one way to communicate the impact of donations made by community members just like you. Allow us to introduce you to the following young people who… Read More

2018 Point In Time Homeless Count

Everyone Counts, 2018 Point in Time Homeless Count Local Volunteers Needed Kingston, ON Communities can better impact issues as complex as homelessness if they have accurate metrics to measure their effectiveness. In 2013, the City of Kingston coordinated Kingston’s first Point-in-Time (PiT) homeless count, as part of its work to develop a 10-year municipal housing and… Read More

Seedy Saturday and KASSI Cheque Presentation

On Seedy Saturday, March 10, 2018, United Way KFL&A volunteer Lesley Kelly presented the Kingston and Area Seed System Initiative with a cheque from the City of Kingston and United Way Community Investment Fund for $14,250. Accepting the cheque on stage was Kathy Rothermel. The Kingston and Area Seed System Initiative’s (KASSI) mission is to… Read More

Next Gen Masquerade Party

Next Gen Masquerade Party in Kingston Saturday night was quite the party! Another sold out Next Gen Masquerade Party saw 230+ masked dancing/drinking/eating party goers letting loose in the beautiful Renaissance Event Venue. Great fun was had all while raising the largest total ever, over $9,500 for the United Way KFL&A. There were dazzling masks, inspired fashion… Read More

United Way KFL&A Recognized by Living Wage Kingston

Living Wage Kingston Plaque Presentation Living Wage Kingston visited our offices on February 28, 2018 and presented the United Way KFL&A with an Ontario Living Wage Employer plaque. We are very proud to have received this recognition. Pictured below are many of our staff receiving the plaque from Cam Jay. What is a Living Wage? A… Read More

Poverty Reduction Strategy

Consultation Report on Poverty Reduction Strategy released Canada is one step closer to having a Canadian Poverty Reduction Strategy following the release of What We Heard (WWH).  The strategy will be unveiled later this year. WWH summarizes feedback from a wide range of consultations held in 2017. Many United Way Centraides (UWCs) played an important… Read More