Workplace Awards Luncheon Recognizes Local Volunteers
United Way celebrates workplace volunteers, the driving force behind the campaign

Kingston, ON (April 23, 2024) The United Way Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox & Addington is excited to recognize workplace volunteers, who have helped make significant positive impact. during the 2023 campaign. The appreciation luncheon will take place on Tuesday April 23, 2024 at the Quality Inn and Conference Centre and is sponsored by Bell.

The event recognizes and honours the achievements of workplace campaigns in KFL&A. In 2023, workplace campaigns made up 64 per cent of the campaign dollars.

“Volunteers are critical to the success of the campaign and we are grateful to everyone who shares their time and talent with the United Way,” said Brigadier General Sonny Hatton, 2023 United Way KFL&A Campaign Chair. “Thank you to all those who volunteered in workplace campaigns and events. This is an opportunity to honour and recognize your hard work and the impact you have made in our community”.

The 2024 event will see several awards handed out including Participation Awards, Achievement Awards, special awards for first time campaigns, Champion Awards and recognition for local labour and media partners. Workplaces will also be recognized with Britton Smith Leadership Awards, in recognition of long-time United Way supporter and philanthropist A. Britton Smith.

Bell will also present the “Voice of Community Award” in memory of Greg Hinton, an award recognizing a member of the United Way’s Speakers Bureau, which is made up of agency volunteers and staff who make presentations in workplaces.

In addition to the awards at the event, the United Way will also introduce the volunteer who will chair the 2024 Campaign. 

The complete list of the Workplace Volunteer Award winners is available online at:

About United Way KFL&A
United Way Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington works closely with community partners to ensure that people have the opportunity to reach their full potential and live with hope, dignity, and a sense of belonging. This vision is realized by building on deep-rooted local community knowledge and relationships to empower people to make an impact. 

The United Way raises funds for programs that support immediate needs while also tackling complex social issues collaboratively. Led by volunteers, driven by a small professional staff team, the United Way KFL&A is a unifying force, encouraging people to get involved to support our most vulnerable.

Thanks to the continued generous support of the community, United Way KFL&A is proud to rank third among United Ways across Canada in dollars raised related to the size of our market.

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Media Contact:

Mandy Pasch, Director, Marketing and Communications
United Way KFL&A