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Refugee Relief Fund seeks donations to support refugees in Kingston

KINGSTON, ONT./Oct. 10, 2017 – Residents are urged to donate to the Community Refugee Relief Fund through the United Way of KFL&A. The funds raised help refugees settling in our community with critical needs to help them integrate. Supports provided by the fund include work certifications, emergency dental work, mobility devices and other needs. “I… Read More

The 2017 Iron Mountain Shred-a-thon is Saturday September 30, 2017

THE 2017 IRON MOUNTAIN SHRED-A-THON IS THIS SATURDAY! WHAT:  On Saturday, September 30, 2017, Iron Mountain is happy to host the 2017 Shred-A-Thon in support of the local Kingston community. The public is invited to bring their boxes of documents for secure onsite shredding by the Iron Mountain team, and all proceeds from the event will… Read More

United Way campaign chair likes helping people in our community

Friday, September 15, 2017 By Ian MacAlpine, Kingston Whig-Standard For Patrick Murphy, this year’s chair of the United Way of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington campaign, it’s all about giving back to the community and giving to the community. Murphy, an owner/partner at Secura Financial Group, has enthusiastically taken up the task to chair a United… Read More

Kingston Fire & Rescue hosts Community Day for United Way

KINGSTON, ONT./Sept. 12, 2017 – Experience what it is like to put out a car fire, ride a fire truck or take the Firefit Challenge at Kingston Fire & Rescue’s Community Day for the United Way.  It’s 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 23 at the Regional Training Centre at 3 Terry Fox… Read More

Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington United Way reveals 2017 fundraising goal

September 8, 2017 6:41 pm By Darryn Davis and Paul Soucy Global News Sadie Augustyn, 15, spoke to a crowd of several hundred United Way supporters at the annual campaign kickoff in Kingston, on Friday. Augustyn has volunteered for the organization since she was six years old. When she was 10, she was diagnosed with epilepsy and needed support from… Read More

United Way’s help invaluable to teen

Friday, September 8, 2017 6:03:27 EDT PM By Steph Crosier, Kingston Whig-Standard Speaking about her traumatic past is usually difficult for 18-year-old Emma Hollywood, but she says telling her story to a group of people who indirectly helped her recovery was easy and therapeutic. Hollywood, who has come from a past of sexual assault, abuse and… Read More

$3.5 million goal is highest in 76-year history

KINGSTON, ON (September 8, 2017) – In front of a packed crowd at the annual kickoff breakfast sponsored by the Ambassador Conference Resort Centre and Bourgon Construction, the local United Way announced a goal of $3,501,000, $50,000 higher than last year’s goal. Pat Murphy, 2017 United Way of KFL&A campaign chair announced the region-wide goal… Read More

United Way to announce campaign goal on September 8th, 2017

KINGSTON, ONT. / September 1, 2017 – The United Way campaign kicks off with its traditional Campaign Kick-off Breakfast on Friday, September 8th, at the Ambassador Conference Resort. Doors open at 7:00am. Over 500 United Way supporters, volunteers and donors will enjoy a delicious hot and cold buffet breakfast, along with a generous helping of… Read More

Applications sought for Community Investment Fund Grants Online application process for joint funding

KINGSTON, ONT./July 25, 2017 – Charities and not-for-profit organizations can 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 and… Read More

United Way KFLA receives largest bequest in its 75 year history

Audrey and Peter Scholes Memorial Fund provides for most vulnerable in our community  KINGSTON, ON / Monday, July 10, 2017 – The Eternity Fund, United Way’s endowment fund, received its largest amount ever with a bequest from long time donors, Audrey and Peter Scholes.  The bequest is over $1.5 million, pushing the United Way’s endowment fund… Read More

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