Kingston teen helping students in need, one backpack at a time

One of the biggest concerns for parents at the beginning the school year is ensuring their child has school supplies. While some can afford to make that happen, some struggle to provide these items.  Understanding this concern, Kingston teenager Katie Onesi started a backpack campaign to help students with school

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Local teen filling backpacks with school supplies for needy students

A Frontenac Secondary School student is filling backpacks for needy families for a second year in a row. 17 year-old Katie Onesi launched her Backpack Project fundraiser on Facebook on Friday, Jul. 31. So far she has raised enough money to purchase 26 backpacks and fill them with school supplies,

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Go Back to School shopping and support local businesses

September is just around the corner. While this year may be different, with many families scrambling to make sense of what’s to come, we still need to prepare for the Back to School season. From programs to help children return to school, to finding technology, supplies, and services to help

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