United Way KFLA Weekly Campaign Update - November 4, 2020


2020 Campaign Goal: $2,900,00
Raised to Date: $2,570,033
Percentage: 85%

Highlights from the Week

Coat Drive
In case you missed it, Kingston Health Sciences Centre, United Way KFL&A and community partners are working to ensure the annual coat drive continues during the pandemic. More details can be found at www.unitedwaykfla.ca/coatdrive

Big shout out to the amazing team at Goodyear – Last week they did their own collection for the Coat Drive and collected over 100 coats!! Thank you so much for the #locallove and support! Other workplaces like Queen’s University, Correctional Service of Canada and more are also running internal collections.

Novelis Neighbor week

Novelis Neighbor week is back! Since 2012, Novelis employees have worked with United Way KFL&A to undertake a wide variety of projects during their annual Novelis Neighbor Week. This year, volunteers will take on various projects at the Kingston Youth Shelter transitional home location on Yonge Street. All this week, volunteers will paint, install new hardware and doors in the kitchen, renovate bathrooms with new fixtures and assist with plumbing and electrical work, help with removing carpet from

Learn more about the project here: https://www.unitedwaykfla.ca/novelis-employees-continue…/

2020 Campaign Touchdown

Antje McNeely, 2020 United Way Campaign Chair, invites you to celebrate with your community as the region-wide fundraising total is announced.  
We can’t gather for breakfast (or more importantly the Ambassador’s bacon!), but please join us for a virtual celebration featuring 2020 campaign chair, messages from dignitaries and workplaces; hear from an agency impacted by your donations, and watch the all-important number reveal!

Thursday, November 26
8:30 – 9:30am

For more information visit https://www.unitedwaykfla.ca/events/2020-campaign-touchdown-nov-26-2020-830-a-m/ call 613-542-2674 or email campaign@unitedwaykfla.ca

CNIB Virtual Concert
What: Virtual Concert, featuring Duane Morgan, in support of the United Way KFL&A. Born and raised in Port de Grave, NL, Duane Morgan started playing guitar at the age of 11. Six months later, he wrote his first song and started performing at local talent shows, garden parties, concerts, and (a few years later!) at local bars. In 2006, he released his debut album.
Where: The concert is virtual. Your ticket purchase of $5 or more will get you access to the Virtual event as well as having your name entered into a draw for a Google Mini, two story/music CD/s and some United Way swag.
When: Tuesday, November 10, 2020 – 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Thank you to the campaign team at CNIB for organizing and to learn more or purchase your ticket visit https://www.unitedwaykfla.ca/events/cnib-virtual-concert-november-10-7-8-p-m/