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Give 30 Campaign thanks Kingston for overwhelming support of Partners in Mission Food Bank

To the Members of the Kingston community,   We have come to the end of another Give 30 Campaign in Kingston. August 31 marked our final day of this year’s campaign, which launched with the beginning of Ramadan in April and extended through the summer. For the past 18 months,

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Partners in Mission Food Bank raises over $80K with virtual event

For the second year in a row, the Partners in Mission Food Bank was forced to cancel their annual Food Blitz. Instead, the organization created a virtual donation drive and was completely blown away by the support from the community. Dan Irwin, Executive Director of the Partners in Mission Food

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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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Food Bank moving its annual food drive online

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Partners In Mission Food Bank is doing away with its annual food blitz for this year and switching to a virtual donation drive.  “It doesn’t feel right to have a face-to-face type event where you’re gathering food and working in groups,” Partners In

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New restaurant delivery service helps end hunger

A brand new online restaurant delivery service launched this week here in Kingston. Jubzi (pronounced jub-zee) rolled out here on Monday, May 3, 2021 and 40 Kingston eateries have already signed on. Jubzi Inc. launched four months ago in Windsor, Ontario and has been a success with restaurant owners, the

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Give 30 fights hunger with the spirit of Ramadan

Food banks across Canada, the United States and Australia are taking part in Give 30, a unique grassroots volunteer-run initiative combatting hunger in Ramadan. Give 30 was founded in 2012 to bring attention to hunger in our communities and encourage people of all backgrounds to support food banks during the

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Tallack Martial Arts hosted Annual Winter Training Festival over Zoom

Last weekend, local martial arts school, Tallack Martial Arts, hosted their 26th Annual Winter Training Festival, though in a different capacity this year. Over 125 participants took part in the annual tradition, which saw 21 master level instructors of Karate, Kung-Fu, Weaponry, and more martial art styles conduct simultaneous seminars

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Mealshare, A&W support local food bank with new initiative

Kingston’s Partners in Mission Food Bank will be the local recipient of funding for a new initiative rolling out across Canada. Mealshare, a national organization committed to helping end youth hunger, and A&W Canada have teamed up to provide meals to youth in need across the country. According to a

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Fill the Ambulance Food Drive has increased importance this season

With the cancellation of the Santa Parade this year, The Partners in Mission Food Bank say the Fill the Ambulance Food Drive is of extra importance this year. Frontenac Paramedic Lise-Anne Lepage-McBain will be hosting the event again this year with her Frontenac Paramedics volunteer team, according to a statement

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Letter: Give 30 Campaign thanks Kingston for overwhelming support

To the Members of the Kingston community, Monday, August 31, marked the final day of the Give 30 2020 Campaign. This year, the challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic causing us to go into lockdown resulted in an early launch to ease the unexpected and increased needs brought to our local

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Ramadan Give 30 Campaign raises $7,500 for Food Bank

The Islamic Centre of Kingston (ISK) is donating $7,500 to the Partners in Mission Food Bank. The money was collected as donations from ISK community members, as part of the annual Give 30 campaign that runs in many communities during the month of Ramadan. Founded in 2012, Give 30 supports

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KCCU donates $25k to help local emergency food programs

In keeping with the credit union philosophy “people helping people,” Kingston Community Credit Union (KCCU) has long supported charitable giving, volunteerism, and financial education. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit Kingston and the area, it became clear immediately that many people in the community need emergency food supports, with the number

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