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Martha’s Table replaces annual Empty Bowls fundraiser with car raffle

Martha’s Table is raffling off a Kia Forte EX 2020 and three vintage bicycles for their 2020 fundraiser. Executive Director Ronda Candy said they’ve purchased the vehicle for the draw, but with a COVID-19 outbreak sweeping the city, getting people out to buy tickets will be a challenge. “This is

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Letter: ‘Breaking the cycle of poverty through education’

The following is a letter to the editor received by Kingstonist on Monday, Mar. 9, 2020. Pathways to Education celebrates 10 years serving Kingston’s youth 2020 marks ten years of an organization that is quietly impacting hundreds of youth in the city. Pathways to Education Kingston started after a study

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City now permanently offers health benefits for low-income residents

Following the approval of Kingston City Council for the permanent continuation of the program, low-income residents can continue to apply for health benefits through the City. The benefits are available through the City of Kingston’s My Kingston – Health Benefits Program, which offers funding for low-income residents for dental care,

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Nonprofit doula service and information centre to open in Kingston

    The Doula Support Foundation will be opening in Kingston this fall to provide pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum services and education. Doula Support Foundation (DFS) will be accessible to low-income families, but their services will be available to all community members, regardless of socioeconomic status. DSF will offer three

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