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United Way boosts new Youth Hub with $435,000 in funding

Just days after the announcement of its new Youth Services Hub, Home Base Housing is welcoming in the United Way of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFL&A) as its first partner with a contribution totaling $435,000.00 to help relocate One Roof Youth Services Hub. “One Roof already does some phenomenal

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Youth Diversion receives $399,200 grant to expand initiative for at-risk youths

Representatives from a number of local agencies came together with excitement as MPP Ian Arthur announced a large grant through the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF) would be going towards the expansion of a local initiative aimed at aiding at-risk children and youths. The announcement took place on Friday, Mar. 29,

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United Way 2018 campaign kicks off with $3 million+ goal

It’s that time of year again! The United Way of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington (KFLA) officially launched their 2018 fundraising campaign – and the organization is aiming high in the hopes of positively impacting thousands of lives throughout the area. Hundreds gathered for the campaign kick-off breakfast on Friday,

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Seeing is Believing Tour: Breaking stigma one tour at a time

By Jemma Dooreleyers Whether it was a food drive in elementary school, a high school fashion show fundraiser, or a coin jar at the front of a local business, I can guarantee that you have you have been involved with raising money for the United Way, one way or another.

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Two years of Kingston Penitentiary tours generate over $1.5 million for United Way

Since tours of Kingston Penitentiary began in 2016, the popular attraction for tourists and locals alike has contributed approximately $1.54 million to local youth homelessness initiatives through the United Way. On the grounds of the historic building that thousands have now toured, the cheque for final installment of 50 per

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