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Donations to Lionhearts Inc doubled by donors for the month of June

During the month of June, donations to Lionhearts Inc will go twice as far, thanks to two corporate donors who will match any donations up to a maximum of $35,000. The money raised will be used to support Lionhearts’ ongoing Street Project, providing meal kits to those in need in

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Odessa garden supports Kingston’s vulnerable community

The stories we tell as we till the land are stories that we will carry with us always” A little patch of land in Odessa — transformed into Jalal Community Charity Garden — has touched the lives of so many people. The property owner, the organizers, the volunteers and the

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Lionhearts Inc. Street Project program surpasses 250K meals served

The Street Project program implemented by Lionhearts Inc. has been serving hot take-home meals since March 2020. On April 16, 2021, the program passed 250,000 meals served since its inception. Volunteers with Lionhearts Inc. serve more than just a take-out box with a tasty meal. Daily offerings include snacks, fruit,

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New partnerships see Lionhearts Street Project continue through winter

Those relying on Lionhearts Inc. for meals will continue to get the support they need this winter. Thanks to a partnership with long-time Lionhearts supporter Stages Night Club, Lionhearts has secured an indoor location for its COVID-19 Street Project from November through to April. Kingston City Council votedunanimously on Nov.

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Artillery Park drop-in centre opens with reduced hours

The City’s Integrated Care Hub at Artillery Park opened on a part-time schedule on Monday, Jul. 20, 2020. Originally announced as a 24/7 drop-in centre opening this week, the hub appears to have launched with a soft opening, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. daily, and closed for one hour

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Local United Way receives donation of essential products for those in need

A partnership was announced in March, pairing Kimberly-Clark Canada (K-C Canada) with United Way Centraide Canada to assist local United Ways in their COVID-19 community relief efforts across the country. K-C Canada pledged to donate 100,000 rolls of Cottonelle® and 10,000 Kleenex® Facial tissue products across the country to help

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Lionhearts Hometown Heroes campaign raises over $141k in a month

Lionhearts Inc. was the beneficiary of a recent fundraising campaign called “Hometown Heroes” which ran throughout the month of June. This successful $140,000 campaign was boldly led by matching donations from the Department of Emergency Medicine at Queen’s University and Kingston Health Sciences Center (KHSC), and the Springer Group of

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Emergency medical staff pledge $35k to say ‘thank you’ to Lionhearts

Members of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Queen’s University and staff from the Emergency Medical department of Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) have pledged $35,000 of their personal funds to The Covid-19 Street Project, a local food relief program. “We are incredibly grateful that the community has really rallied

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Tablet donation opens new world for Ongwanada residents during pandemic

Many of those are in Kingston and the area are familiar with Lionhearts Inc. and the work they do supporting some of the most vulnerable populations in our community. The Lionhearts meal program, which began at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, serves up hundreds of meals daily to residents

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Loyalist Township Council addresses multiple COVID-19-related issues

At its most recent meeting on Monday, Apr. 27, 2020, Loyalist Township Council addressed a number of issues in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic. From waste collection and open air burning, to financial assistance plans and a free meal service through Lionhearts Inc., Council discussed and debated a variety

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Lionhearts Inc. offers food and hope during COVID-19

Over the course of the first four weeks of social distancing protocols, Kingston has experienced significant strains on services and resources that provide support to marginalized families and individuals. The need for food banks as a main source of sustenance has skyrocketed, while donations have dropped. However, Kingstonians are rising

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Help community during state of emergency by supporting food providers

As the community continues to deal with the current COVID-19 pandemic and state of emergency, it has led many to ask, ‘what can I do to help?’ In response to the groundswell of those looking to do what they can to help the community get through this difficult time of

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