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UHKF hosting Mental Health Break webinar

The University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) and the YGK Healthcare Champions, a UHKF volunteer group, invites the community to take a virtual Mental Health Break on April 16, 2021. The webinar, Mental Health Break: Resiliency During an Ongoing Pandemic, will take place at noon on Friday, Apr. 16, 2021. According

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Kingston Frontenacs collecting toys for KHSC pediatric patients

The Kingston Frontenacs have partnered with the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation to create a toy drive in support of Pediatrics and the Child Life Program at Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC). Every year, the Kingston Frontenacs junior Ontario Hockey League (OHL) ice hockey team hosts a Teddy Bear Toss game.

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UHKF launches text-to-give campaign for Giving Tuesday

On Giving Tuesday, a global movement focused on giving in our communities, the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) is launching a new fundraising initiative. The text-to-give mobile giving campaign. will support area health care and is launching Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020. For the month of December, Kingston and surrounding communities

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The Beer Store campaign raises over $23,000 for KHSC

At an informal gathering outside the Midland Avenue location on Tuesday, Oct. 27, 2020, The Beer Store presented a generous gift to the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF), which will support Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC). Since the onset of COVID-19, The Beer Store has been running a fundraising campaign

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Record breaking year for the Tim Hortons Smile Cookie campaign

It was smiles all around, despite the rain, as members of the Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC), the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), the University Hospitals Foundation (UHKF), and local Tim Hortons restaurant owners gathered safely outdoors to unveil the campaign total from the 2020 Smile Cookie campaign. In 2019,

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UHKF encourages businesses to “Share Your Smile” with button campaign

The University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) has launched a fundraising campaign to help Kingston and area communities feel connected in a new way. The Share Your Smile button campaign has the UHKF making buttons with your smiling face on them. They are hoping this campaign will help businesses and services

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Smile Cookie Campaign hopes to raise over $100,000 for local NICU

Next week, participating Tim Hortons locations across Canada will be serving customers with an extra smile, even while wearing masks. Starting Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, the Smile Cookie Campaign at local Tim Hortons will again be raising money for the Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s (KHSC) Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

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UHKF holds small ceremony to award local philanthropists and volunteers

A small, private ceremony was held by University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) on Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2020 to celebrate a few of Kingston’s outstanding philanthropists and volunteers. Community nominations are accepted for the Davies Award for Philanthropic Leadership and the Ian Wilson Award for Volunteerism every year. The award recipients

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Window-cleaning superheroes return to KGH on a mission for smiles

The world can always use more superheroes and the staff at Elite Window Cleaning never fail to deliver as they bring a sense of joy and entertainment annually to the children staying in the pediatric department at Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s Kingston General Hospital (KGH) site. This year, perhaps more

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The Merchant Tap House raises $10,000 for NICU

University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) announced today that the Nibbles for NICU Event, hosted by The Merchant Tap House, hit their fundraising target. On July 15, 2020, The Merchant Tap House donated 25 per cent of all sales to the Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) through

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UHKF hosting online silent auction in support of Kingston hospitals

During the current COVID-19 pandemic, the annual University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) Benefit Dinner had to be cancelled in March. With the Benefit Dinner serving as one of the Foundation’s larger annual fundraisers, the blow was a difficult one to take, especially during a time when support for local hospitals

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UHKF celebrates $100,000 pledge from local residents

The University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) is celebrating a $100,000.00 pledge from local philanthropists and supporters Brian and Nancy Cosgrove. Since 1999, the Cosgroves have supported the UHKF, with past support for the MRI campaign, cancer programs, and the nursing and physiotherapy teams at the Kingston General Hospital (KGH) site.

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