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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... 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... Read more

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Community Groups: Get a suite deal at the Rogers K-Rock Centre

KINGSTON, ONT./ April 5, 2017 –  Community organizations can once again apply to use the City of Kingston’s community suite at Rogers K-Rock Centre for Kingston Frontenacs’ home games during the regular hockey season. Use of the suite includes complimentary tickets to the game. Groups interested in applying for this suite deal should: Review the… Read More

Nominate an outstanding citizen for a Civic Award

KINGSTON, ONT./March 27, 2017 –  The City of Kingston is now seeking nominees for its annual Civic Awards, which recognize the significant community contributions of outstanding Kingstonians. “In 2017, as we celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, we are happy to announce the introduction of a bursary program for the Mayor’s Awards for Youth Volunteerism,” says Mayor… Read More

Join the United Way KFLA team!

Kingston, ON (January 18, 2017) United Way of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington is looking for the following three positions to work in a fast paced, dynamic, growing environment. The United Way offers a learning environment and professional growth opportunities. The United Way has seen growth over the past decade. We are looking for talented,… Read More

5th Annual Next Gen Masquerade tickets on sale now

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 Renaissance Event Venue in Kingston. Masquerade is a fundraising event, organized and run by volunteers from the United Way Next Gen initiative. The event is sponsored by KPMG and… Read More

Community Refugee Relief Fund seeks donations to aid Kingston’s newest refugees

KINGSTON, ON./Dec. 12, 2016 – Residents are urged to donate to the Community Refugee Relief Fund through the United Way of KFL&A to help resettle more refugees expected to arrive in the Kingston region in the coming months. “As mayor I am proud of the generosity and kindness of our community,” says Mayor Bryan Paterson…. Read More

KINGSTON PENITENTIARY TOURS TO CONTINUE FOR 2017 TOURISM SEASON

Kingston, ON – The City of Kingston in partnership with the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) and the St. Lawrence Parks Commission (SLPC) will continue the highly successful Kingston Penitentiary (KP) public tours, launched in 2016, for the 2017 tourism season. Kingston Penitentiary Tours proved to be enormously successful, welcoming over 60,000 visitors in the… Read More

The 2016 United Way KFLA 75th Anniversary Campaign raises record $3.7 million

KINGSTON, ON (Nov. 30, 2016) The United Way KFLA announced today that the 75th Annual Campaign goal has been exceeded, raising an incredible $3.7 million. The announcement was made this morning in front of 500 volunteers at the Campaign Touchdown Breakfast hosted by Ambassador Conference Resort and sponsored by TD Bank. Sixty percent of funds raised… Read More

The Thoughtful Test Drive

Volvo Car Canada Ltd. has selected United Way Centraide (UWC) as its charity of choice for the Thoughtful Test Drive campaign taking place this holiday season. From November 7 to December 31, 2016, Volvo will provide a donation of $25 to United Way Centraide for every test drive taken at dealerships across Canada. Volvo has… Read More

Police equestrian event raises $20,000

With hooves, happiness and lots of thank yous, Kingston Police announced Wednesday that the North American Police Equestrian Championships raised $20,000 for the local chapter of the United Way. Also known as NAPEC, the championships hosted 66 competitors: 18 from Canada and the rest from the United States. With multiple demonstrations and competitions, the event… Read More

United Way Campaign Touchdown tickets on sale now

KINGSTON, ON / November 9, 2016 – Campaign Chair Brigadier-General Stephen Kelsey and his Campaign Cabinet invite volunteers and supporters to join United Way for its annual Campaign Touchdown Breakfast on Wednesday, November 30, at the Ambassador Hotel and Conference Centre. Doors open at 7:00 am and ceremonies start at 7:30 am. On September 9,… Read More