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Path Home Kingston hopes to combat homelessness and negative stigma

You can’t see what someone has overcome at a glance. That is the main message of Path Home Kingston, a new campaign by United Way KFL&A and the City of Kingston that aims to help community members understand that the causes of homelessness are complex and different for each individual.

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Grant supports creation of volunteer program at Kingston Interval House

Ecclesiastical Insurance Office plc has announced that Kingston Interval House is one of the recipients of their 2020 Community Impact Grant. Community Impact Grants are provided to registered charitable organizations across Canada for specific projects designed to help vulnerable and under-represented people who suffer from poverty, homelessness, abuse, or other

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A community tribute to Terri Fleming

On August 31, 2020, Kingston lost a long-time, tireless worker for people who struggle with homelessness and all life’s challenges. Terri Fleming left a challenge to all of us – to ‘do an act for social change’ – and the community who knew her well will strive to meet that

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Girls Night Out to host virtual event in support of Kingston Interval House

Girls Night Out has been raising money for Kingston Interval House for the past four years. Karen Crichton-Cadeau is the organizer of this bi-annual event, and she is running her spring event virtually this year. “The event has grown so much over the years,” Karen told me. “100 per cent

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City to open new space for at-risk population amid concerns over current facilities

The City of Kingston will be opening a new space for those who are between housing or experiencing homelessness during the current COVID-19 pandemic. Since the onset of the local response to the pandemic, a number of issues have been raised by Kingston residents regarding the current situation for those

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New Queen’s students award $2,000 to Kingston Interval House

When we were offered the opportunity to join the team at Venture Club (Kingstonist’s official headquarters) in welcoming new Arts and Sciences students at Queen’s University to Kingston during their orientation, we couldn’t pass it up. After all, every year, thousands of new students arrive in this awesome city, bringing

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Fundraiser brings music and poetry together in support of Interval House

  At the heart of every community are the people and places that help those who need it most during difficult, uncertain times. Here in Kingston, Interval House is a place that does just that, offering emergency shelter and second stage housing, along with resources, to women, children, and youth

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Kingston youth continues to give with ‘Gnome for a Home’

  A local 10-year-old, Lylia Essaddsm, founded Gnome for a Home to help raise awareness about homelessness in Kingston and help them with food and shelter. This started around Christmastime in 2018 while walking downtown Kingston with her family, where she noticed the number of homeless people who were not

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Love in Limestone – Dear Lilly: What if it’s ‘worser’?

—- Dirty Deeds Entry I’d been invited. So had he.               Was it a birthday party? A housewarming? I don’t remember. But it doesn’t matter.               Because I saw him. And he saw me.               It was a smile. A dance. And a spare room, out of ear shot from

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Kingston Celebrates International Women’s Week 2013

Organized by We Don’t Stop Kingston, International Women’s Week is a locally-driven grassroots extension of International Women’s Day. At the heart of International Women’s Week is a global, century-long tradition of taking time each March to engage with society at large about the importance of women’s social and political equality.

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Picture an End to Violence: Men Wanted

Going on three years now, a group of committed Kingston educators, students, activists, artists and concerned citizens have come together to help put an end to men’s violence against women.  Members of the group include representatives from Kingston Interval House, Sexual Assault Centre Kingston and students and staff from Queen’s

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