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Tree of Hope campaign surpasses goal despite pandemic

Family and Children’s Services of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (FCSFLA) were surprised by the outpouring of support for their Tree of Hope campaign this year. The 2020 Holiday Appeal has reached a hundred-year milestone despite the COVID-19 Pandemic. This campaign is Southeastern Ontario’s oldest holiday appeal, and, as of Wednesday,

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Toy Summit to offer ‘expert advice’ on gift choices for children

Gift giving is a rewarding and wonderful piece of the holidays. But sometimes choosing gifts can be a chore. The Tree of Hope is hosting a live Parent’s Toy Summit on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube at 4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020. Join the experts from Toys R Us

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Messages of Hope needed for Tree of Hope 2020 campaign launch

The Tree of Hope – Southeastern Ontario’s oldest Holiday Appeal – is kicking off it’s 2020 campaign by asking people to share a message of Hope with the 800 kids it serves. Run by Family and Children’s Services of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington, the Tree of Hope has been helping

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No toys for Tree of Hope this year due to COVID-19

Southeastern Ontario’s oldest continuing holiday appeal won’t be collecting toys this year because of COVID-19. For more than one hundred years the Tree of Hope has been helping families serviced by the Children’s Aid Society. Hundreds of children have been supported each year through generous community donations. Because of COVID-19,

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Local Family and Children’s Services helping kids access summer camps

Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, many of the children served by the Family and Children’s Services of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (FACSFLA) were in danger of not getting the summer they deserve. FACSFLA, a Children’s Aid Society, has spent $25,000 on summer camps or alternatives for nearly 100 children. They

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Influx of donations at end of campaign ensures Tree of Hope surpasses fundraising target

The annual holiday fundraiser for Family and Children’s Services of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington has once again surpassed its target, allowing the campaign to help more than 725 area kids. The 2019 Tree of Hope campaign raised $60,000, the second-largest total in the campaign’s history of over 100 years. Just

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Tree of Hope campaign still short of 2019 goal

After reaching a record $70,000 raised last year, the 2019 Tree of Hope campaign is falling short, and there are just days left for the campaign to reach its $40,000 target. The campaign is run annually by Family and Children’s Services of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington, and is one of

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Tree of Hope campaign ‘best ever’ in over 100 years

The annual Tree of Hope campaign run by the Family and Children’s Services of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington has reached a historic achievement after helping over 800 kids. The 2018 campaign helped nearly 850 kids in total across the region with various donations including toys, clothing and more. Of the

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Tree of hope campaign coming close to toy target, falling short on others

The annual Tree of Hope campaign kicked off at the beginning of November, and with nearly two weeks left in the campaign, the agency has almost reached its toy target in record time. But the 100-year old holiday appeal, which provides toys, clothing, and more to almost 900 children every

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Donations urgently needed for Tree of Hope campaign due to shortfall of winter coats

No child should be without a warm coat during the cold, snowy winters we experience in Kingston and the area. That’s why Family and Children’s Services of Frontenac, Lennox and Addington makes efforts each year to ensure children aged nine months to 17 years old in need of winter coats

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