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Parenting Tips and Success by 6

Family Fun in Kingston The first six years of your child's life are the most important and with Success by 6 bringing over 11o free family-friendly... Read more

Ontario Volunteer Service Awards Ceremony

United Way KFL&A recognizes long-term volunteer service Every year, the Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade offers... Read more

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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

HomelessHub discusses how to Prevent and End Youth Homelessness with Bhavana Varma

Prevent and End Youth Homelessness The following selection on how to Prevent and End Youth Homelessness was first published by Melanie Redman on HomelessHub.ca and we’ve linked to the full article at the bottom. One of the best examples of Collective Impact I’ve seen in action at the community level is in Kingston, Ontario. Kingston was one… Read More

Lieutenant Governor Special Roundtable Discussion in Kingston

KINGSTON, ON / Monday, January 15, 2018 The Hon. Elizabeth Dowdeswell, Lieutenant Governor of Ontario will be visiting Kingston on Thursday, January 18. Her Honour’s visit will include a discussion facilitated by the United Way and key members of the Youth Homelessness and Youth Employment collaborative to learn about our community’s collective approach to ending… Read More

6th Annual Next Gen Masquerade tickets on sale now

Kingston, ON (Jan. 11, 2018) United Way Next Gen is pleased to present the sixth annual Next Gen Masquerade on Saturday, March 3rd, 2018 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

United Way exceeds campaign goal

By Ian MacAlpine, Kingston Whig-Standard Thursday, November 30, 2017 9:42:56 EST PM The United Way of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington has exceeded its fundraising goal for yet another year, this time by a margin of about $4,000. Campaign chair Pat Murphy made the announcement that the campaign raised $3,504,001 in front of approximately 500… Read More

The 2017 United Way KFLA Campaign raises $3,504,001

KINGSTON, ON (Nov. 30, 2017) The United Way of KFL&A announced today that the annual campaign goal has been reached, raising $3,504,001. The goal of $3.5 million was the highest in the United Way’s 75-year history. The announcement was made this morning in front of 500 volunteers at the Campaign Touchdown Breakfast hosted by Ambassador Conference Resort… Read More

United Way Touches Down November 30th With Traditional Breakfast

November 29, 2017 United Way Touches Down November 30th With Traditional Breakfast What: The United Way of KFL&A wraps up the 2017 annual campaign with their traditional touchdown breakfast, sponsored by TD Bank Group and hosted by the Ambassador Hotel & Conference Resort Centre. Join 500 volunteers and see how much money was raised by… Read More

Festive Family Photos with a Fire Truck

November 24, 2017 Photo/Video Op: Festive Family Photos with a Fire Truck What: Join Kingston Fire & Rescue for a festive family photo opportunity. Donations will be collected in support of the local United Way. You can take your own selfies with your family or we will have a photographer there to take digital photographs…. Read More