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Shoreline documentary brings awareness to plastic pollution in Lake Ontario

Shoreline: The Paddle Against Plastic, A Greener Future’s documentary exploring plastic pollution in Lake Ontario, has been released by Vimeo and is now available to stream online. The documentary follows Rochelle Byrne, founder of A Greener Future, as she paddles the edge of Lake Ontario and brings awareness to lake

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Walk of Hope supports Ovarian Cancer Canada

The 2021 Ovarian Cancer Canada Walk of Hope takes place this Sunday, Sept. 12. The fundraiser aims to assist and support women with ovarian cancer and all women at risk of the disease to live fuller, better, longer lives. The walk will be virtual again this year, and Ovarian Cancer

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Parents raising funds to help install webcams in KGH NICU

One local family and their steadfast supporters have begun on a mission to raise funds for webcams in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Kingston General Hospital (KGH) Patrick Kerr and his wife, Abigail, started the campaign, ‘Operation Hellping Hannah,’ raising funds to install webcams at all isolettes in

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Kingston teacher helping people in Haiti affected by earthquake

Linda Adams, a local teacher from Kingston, has traveled to Les Cayes, Haiti, for over 15 years, teaching teachers and leading community outreach and leadership development programs for youth. She is now also helping people affected by the recent earthquake by raising funds with Vision Citadelle (a Haitian-led organization based

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Power of Hope Golf Tournament raises $94K for local prostate cancer care

University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) announced today that the first annual Power of Hope Golf Tournament raised $94,000 for local prostate cancer care. “The first annual Power of Hope Golf Tournament was a tremendous success!” said Mike Laframboise, Tournament Chair. “With the support of many donors, the great group of

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Breast Cancer Action Kingston raises over $37K with charity golf tournament

At the 16th annual Share the Care golf tournament held by Breast Cancer Action Kingston (BCAK), 180 golfers enjoyed a full day at Colonnade Golf and Country Club. Tournament organizers said this is one of the main fundraisers for the organization, and this year they broke their record for most

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One month, one goal: fight kids’ cancer

Commuters within the Kingston sphere of municipalities may have noticed the abundance of cyclists clad in orange along our roads and trails this past month, and this eye-catching attire is meant to grab your attention for reasons beyond just safety – it’s also to raise awareness and funds for a

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Over 24K raised during YMCA’s 2021 Walk, Run & Roll Challenge

The YMCA of Eastern Ontario’s 100 km Walk, Run & Roll Challenge ran for two weeks and ended on August 9, 2021. Participants raised a total of $24,015 for the YMCA’s Financial Assistance Program. The program provides access to healthy programs, safe spaces and inclusive social connections to those who

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Community rallies to help Kingston family after sudden loss of patriarch

Two weeks ago, on August 11, like any other morning, Marc Boucher, 47, said “I love you” on the way out the door to his daughters and wife to leave for a hockey game — he’d been waiting to resume playing as protocols loosened during the pandemic. No one had

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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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The Incredible Kidney Quest supports Canadians living with kidney disease

The Kidney Foundation has created a fun, outdoor campaign to raise money to support Canadians living with kidney disease. The Incredible Kidney Quest will test you and your team with trivia and take you around your local community to complete a variety of photo and video missions in a unique

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‘Walk With Purpose’ and create an impact with Leadogo

Leadogo’s new campaign, Walk With Purpose, is the first instalment of their Old Dog, New Tricks web series. Inspired by the moving story of Annalise Schultz, who lost her battle with brain cancer at nine years old, the local organization is challenging the public to donate and get involved to

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