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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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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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