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Mealshare, A&W support local food bank with new initiative

Kingston’s Partners in Mission Food Bank will be the local recipient of funding for a new initiative rolling out across Canada. Mealshare, a national organization committed to helping end youth hunger, and A&W Canada have teamed up to provide meals to youth in need across the country. According to a

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Ontario government offering Small Business Support Grant

The Ontario government has received more than 42,000 applications for the Ontario Small Business Support Grant, according to a release from the Ontario government dated Friday, Jan 22, 2021. The government says businesses that have been approved can expect to receive payment within about 10 business days. During the Provincewide

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Local United Way grants $817,000 to community programs through Emergency Community Support Fund

On Tuesday, May 19, 2020, United Way Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington put out a call for applications for the Emergency Community Support Fund (ECSF). The fund provides financial support to charities adapting their frontline services to support vulnerable Canadians during the COVID-19 pandemic. Funded by the Government of Canada,

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KCCU donates $25k to help local emergency food programs

In keeping with the credit union philosophy “people helping people,” Kingston Community Credit Union (KCCU) has long supported charitable giving, volunteerism, and financial education. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Kingston and the area, it became clear immediately that many people in the community need emergency food supports, with the number

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International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers continue their support of KHSC

For the past 20 years, the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) Local 115 has given generously to support local health care, and 2019 is no different. On Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, the Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) Board of Directors and the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) celebrated a

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Learn about other cultures by doing something meaningful this holiday season

“Befriending newcomers is such a rewarding experience and I feel I am doing something really worthwhile and purposeful,” said Jackie Hassefras, a KEYS family team volunteer. During the month of December, KEYS Job Centre will welcome 45 people from a variety of countries including Libya, Somalia, Syria, Iraq and Eritrea.

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