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Queen’s United Way campaign kicks off with barbeque

In the News |  Queen’s Gazette Tuesday September 30, 2014 The Queen’s campaign for the United Way kicks off Friday, Oct. 3 with a barbeque l Read More

Novelis Volunteers help at Kingston Community Health Centres

News Release September 29, 2014 Novelis aims to unite globally and impact locally during its companywide month of service Novelis, the world’s premi Read More

Two social service agencies move to new digs

In the News | Kingston Whig Standard September 26, 2014 Two of Kingston’s social service agencies opened in new offices this week. On Tuesday, t Read More

Tour gives ‘stories behind logo’

In the News | Kingston Whig-Standard September 24, 2014 Thirty United Way campaign workers suddenly lost their hearing Tuesday morning in a dramatic d Read More

2014 Poverty Reduction Initiative Report released

An update on the Kingston Poverty Reduction Initiative has been released. The report, which will go before Kingston City Council on September 23, high Read More

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Queen’s United Way campaign kicks off with barbeque

In the News |  Queen’s Gazette Tuesday September 30, 2014 The Queen’s campaign for the United Way kicks off Friday, Oct. 3 with a barbeque lunch at the corner of Union Street and University Avenue, from 11 am to 4 pm. The United Way Campaign at Queen’s has set an ambitious goal to raise $370,000 from… Read More

Novelis Volunteers help at Kingston Community Health Centres

News Release September 29, 2014 Novelis aims to unite globally and impact locally during its companywide month of service Novelis, the world’s premier producer of rolled aluminum and the global leader in aluminum recycling, will be impacting the Kingston community this month as part of the company’s global One Novelis volunteer month. Novelis is planning… Read More

Two social service agencies move to new digs

In the News | Kingston Whig Standard September 26, 2014 Two of Kingston’s social service agencies opened in new offices this week. On Tuesday, the Sexual Assault Centre Kingston and the Kingston branch of the Canadian Mental Health Association opened their new offices at 400 Elliott Ave. The new offices are in the Rockcliffe Plaza… Read More

Tour gives ‘stories behind logo’

In the News | Kingston Whig-Standard September 24, 2014 Thirty United Way campaign workers suddenly lost their hearing Tuesday morning in a dramatic demonstration of how the charity helps fund local needs. The workers were on the United Way’s Seeing Is Believing bus tour, a twice-yearly visit to several of the local agencies that receive… Read More

2014 Poverty Reduction Initiative Report released

An update on the Kingston Poverty Reduction Initiative has been released. The report, which will go before Kingston City Council on September 23, highlights progress that has been made over the past two years by a steering committee and five working groups that included agencies and community members with lived experience. The report captures some… Read More

Kingstonist Challenge: Make a Difference in Your Community

In the News | Kingstonist September 18, 2014 Welcome to Kingstonist’s weekly challenge, dare, resolution or whatever you prefer to call it. Each week we establish a new and ambitious community goal, encouraging our readers, followers, friends and families to step out of their comfort zones and do something great, and hopefully a little out… Read More

City and United Way offer Poverty Strategy workshop

News Release  September 16, 2014 Those working with or interested in poverty in Kingston are invited to a Bridges Out of Poverty workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 30. “The United Way and the City wanted offer this workshop to equip frontline workers with a common framework to build better outcomes for people living in poverty,” says… Read More

Empire Life United Way Garage Sale

In the News | CKWS News September 15, 2014 A giant garage sale to help the United Way… went ahead despite the rain. Employees of Empire Life held their annual parking lot “garage sale” — just a day after the united way announced its fundraising goal this year of 3.48 million dollars. The event featured… Read More

United Way 2014 Kick-Off Breakfast

In the News | Station 14 September 12, 2014 The United Way held its annual Breakfast Kick-off to announce its 2014 fundraising goal. KLFA Campaign Chair speaks about the breakfast, the initiative, and numerous community participants.

Charity Intelligence Canada gives United Way KFLA Top Rating

News Release September 15, 2014 United Way KFLA has earned Charity Intelligence’s highest 4-Star rating. The grade is based on the charity’s public reporting of the work it does and the results it achieves. The organization found that United Way excelled in the areas of financial transparency, accountability to donors and cost-efficiency. Charity Intelligence Canada… Read More