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Fare for Friends raises $86,000

In the News September 9, 2014 The 21st edition of the Fare for Friends brought in $86,000 for the local United Way on Sunday. The garden party at the Vimy’s Officers Mess at Canadian Forces Base Kingston event featured food items from two dozen restaurants along with 13 wineries and breweries, which about 350 patrons… Read More

Fare for Friends

In the News September 7, 2014 Held in perfect weather Sunday on the lawn next to the Vimy Officers’ Mess at Canadian Forces Base Kingston, Fare for Friends served as an unofficial start of the United Way of Kingston, Frontenac Lennox and Addington’s annual fundraising campaign. The campaign officially begins Friday with the annual kickoff… Read More

21st Fare for Friends raised over $86,000 for United Way of KFLA

Media Alert September 8, 2014 The 21st Fare for Friends raised over $86,000 for United Way of KFLA on Sept. 7, 2014. Organizers extend a special thank you to all the participants, sponsors, restaurants, wineries and breweries, individuals and companies that donated items for our auction. With their generosity, Kingston’s favourite garden party continues to… Read More

Donors see first hand where their money goes

In the News September 03, 2014 Source: CKWS Newswatch United Way dollars are making a difference Supporters of the agency were taken on a tour through Outreach St. George’s Kingston for the annual “Seeing Is Believing” tour.  The event is designed to show supporters of the charity exactly where donor dollars end up. They had the… Read More

Board the bus for a Seeing is Believing tour and experience the impact

Media Alert August 26, 2014 We’d like to introduce you to the people who work every day to make a difference in our community, to share the stories of those whose lives have been changed and to show you the impact of your gift to United Way. What: The Seeing is Believing bus tour provides… Read More

Campaign Kick-off Breakfast tickets on sale now

News Release August 13, 2014 United Way to announce 2014 Campaign goal on September 12 Carrie Batt, 2014 United Way Campaign Chair, invites you to join us for the annual Campaign Kick-off Breakfast on Friday, September 12, at the Ambassador Conference Resort. The doors open at 7 a.m. and ceremonies start at 7:30 a.m. Batt… Read More

New chair excited for challenge

In the News August 5, 2014 Source Michael Lea, Kingston Whig-Standard For much of her career, Carrie Batt has been loaning out money to businesses and corporations. Now she is hoping to get some of it back. Batt, the vice-president of commercial financial services for RBC Royal Bank, is the new campaign chair for the United… Read More

LCBO “Give Back Where You Live” Campaign Begins July 24

In the News July 24, 2014 LCBO locations in KFL&A will be holding their annual “Give Back Where You Live” campaign in support of United Way from July 24 to August 10. A second phase of thecampaign will take place between September 25 and October 12.  Individuals will have the opportunity to donate $2, $5… Read More

Pilot program helps new employees get to work

In the News July 23, 2014 Source: City of Kingston The City is partnering with local Employment Service Agencies to introduce the Transit Employment Program (TEP) – a pilot program that offers a free two-month Kingston Transit pass to help people get to and from new jobs. “This is about getting people to work in… Read More

Popular Memorial Golf Classic Tournament returns on August 28

News Release June 26, 2014 Tournament supports United Way of KFLA and University Hospitals Kingston Foundation Looking for a day to enjoy a delicious grilled lunch, a fun game of golf and an evening of great food and conversation? Sign up for the 34th Annual Ambassador Hotel Memorial Golf Classic on Thursday, August 28, at the… Read More