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United Way donations matched by RDR Wealth Management

The United Way KFL&A COVID-19 Response Fund will see new donations matched by a generous grant from Ray and Paul Di Rinaldo and the team at RDR Wealth Management. The grant will apply to donations made to the United Way KFL&A COVID-19 Response Fund up to a maximum amount, according

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COBS Bread Kingston raises over $20k for The Food Sharing Project

Thanks to generous fund matching from COBS Bread Kingston, The Food Sharing Project will be investing $21,600 toward their mission of getting healthy food to students at schools, and to families of vulnerable students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ashley Logan, franchisee of the COBS location in the Rio Can centre,

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Second annual Tampon Tuesday Drive more than doubles donations

The second annual Tampon Tuesday Donation Drive collected over 120,000 menstrual hygiene products during the United Way’s two week donation drive. Community members were encouraged to donate pads, tampons, liners and other menstrual hygiene products to help fill a need in the Kingston Frontenac, Lennox & Addington area. During this

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Rex undergoes spinal surgery thanks to Kingston Animal Rescue

Last summer, Kingston Animal Rescue rescued a German Shepherd from euthanasia at a non-local shelter. Earlier this month, Rex had to undergo surgery for a disc compression. The costs for the surgery and associated tests were nearly $10,000, and now the organization is asking for help to recoup those costs.

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Local United Way hosts second annual ‘Tampon Tuesday’ drive

After the tremendous success of last year’s Tampon Tuesday drive, the United Way is again asking for period product donations during their second annual event. Over 45,000 hygiene products were donated last year, and distributed to agencies and individuals in need in the community, the United Way said in a

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Fill the Ambulance Food Drive has increased importance this season

With the cancellation of the Santa Parade this year, The Partners in Mission Food Bank say the Fill the Ambulance Food Drive is of extra importance this year. Frontenac Paramedic Lise-Anne Lepage-McBain will be hosting the event again this year with her Frontenac Paramedics volunteer team, according to a statement

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Toy Summit to offer ‘expert advice’ on gift choices for children

Gift giving is a rewarding and wonderful piece of the holidays. But sometimes choosing gifts can be a chore. The Tree of Hope is hosting a live Parent’s Toy Summit on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube at 4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020. Join the experts from Toys R Us

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Dress for Success Kingston ‘overwhelmed’ by community generosity

Just over two weeks ago, local charity Dress for Success Kingston was broken into, leaving much of the stock stolen. The charity, which works with local women to help them secure employment and financial independence, had lost over $7,800 worth of inventory. However, thanks to the kindness of the local

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