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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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Community Foundation celebrates $162,539.24 in grants to local charities

  On Thursday, May 23, 2019 the Community Foundation for Kingston & Area (CKFA) granted $162,539.24 to 18 local charities to undertake projects that have a direct impact on the communities they serve. Each recipient had the opportunity to speak for 60 seconds about their project and how it will

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Anonymous donor takes ‘25 Days of Giving’ to the next level

As the holidays draw to a close, the spirit of giving and supporting the community is not only continuing, but growing here in Kingston. Inspired by Kingstonist’s final ‘25 Days of Giving’ pledge to donate $250 to the charity of our readers’ choice, one Kingstonian has stepped up to make

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