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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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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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Lionhearts meal service, nightly drop-in program moving into Stages Night Club

City Council has voted unanimously to award $39,000 to local Christian charity Lionhearts Inc. The funds will help them move their community meal program into Stages Night Club for the next six months. “From the start of the pandemic, Lionhearts Inc. has been providing free meal packages every day to

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The latest on COVID-19 exposures in Kingston

Since the announcement of an outbreak of COVID-19 in the Kingston Frontenac Lennox & Addington public health region, several businesses and organizations have come forward to alert the public to possible exposure to staff or patrons on their premises. The Kingstonist is following these updates for your reference. Below we

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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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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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