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Street Health Centre to provide ultrasound services for vulnerable population

Kingston Health Sciences Centre (KHSC) has partnered with the Street Health Centre (SHC) and the University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) to bring more support to vulnerable populations in Kingston. The partnership will deliver ultrasound imaging at SHC’s Barrack Street site rather than at the hospital. This collaboration will bring care

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UHKF recognizes contributions from Philanthropists and Volunteers

The University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) recognized a few of Kingston’s outstanding philanthropists and volunteers at a small, private awards ceremony. Every year, UHKF accepts nominations from the community for the Davies Award for Philanthropic Leadership and the Ian Wilson Award for Volunteerism, and, new as of last year, the

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Power of Hope Golf Tournament raises $94K for local prostate cancer care

University Hospitals Kingston Foundation (UHKF) announced today that the first annual Power of Hope Golf Tournament raised $94,000 for local prostate cancer care. “The first annual Power of Hope Golf Tournament was a tremendous success!” said Mike Laframboise, Tournament Chair. “With the support of many donors, the great group of

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Kingston-Quinte Ride for Dad campaign raises $38k for local prostate cancer research

You’ve surely seen them: the men and women, often in orange, sporting their motorcycle vests and zooming around the Kingston region, both in groups, and alone. And while they may look like a classic motorcycle club, there is something different about these chopper-riding, leather-clad folks. Sure, they’re members of a

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Heroic efforts bring smiles to the faces of those fighting their own battles

Tony Stark once told Peter Parker, “If you’re nothing without the suit, then you shouldn’t have it.”  The team at Elite Window Cleaning proved once again on Friday, Jul. 16, 2021 that they are heroes with and without their suits. In what has become an annual tradition loved by many,

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Creativity Studio Artists say thank you to Kingston healthcare workers

A pervasive sense of gratitude for the work of Kingston health services employees prompted a group of local artists to give back in the best way they know how; through their art. As ICUs in the GTA buckled under the third wave of the COVID-19Pandemic, the nine resident artists in

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SnapCab introduces new mobile medical exam room at KHSC COVID-19 Assessment Centre

A Kingston-based manufacturer has used its COVID-19 pivot to create SnapCab Care, a mobile medical exam room created in collaboration with medical experts. Located in Kingston Health Sciences Centre’s COVID-19 Assessment Centre, the exam room is an isolated pod connected to a semi-enclosed examination area that physicians can take advantage

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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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