Queen’s University has the biggest workplace campaign for the United Way of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington, and in 2023 it set its highest-ever fundraising goal – $490,000.
Campus support of the campaign comes in many ways, by donating to the annual campus campaign, volunteering directly with agency organizations and through office and student-run events with all funds raised directly supporting the United Way of KFL&A and the many agencies and programs they fund. All funds raised directly support the United Way of KFL&A and the many agencies and programs they fund. The United Way works to build and strengthen our community. Last year, United Way of KFL&A agencies helped 74,083 people in the region through 127 programs.
2022 Speaker Series
United Way at Queen’s Speaker Series -- Sustainable Development Goals in focus
Learn how the United Way of Kingston, Frontenac, Lennox and Addington and its partner agencies are addressing the needs of people right here in our community and how your support makes this happen. These events will be focused on how agencies are working to advance the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It is an enlightening and illuminating look at the Greater Kingston community and how United Way helps strengthen it. Hosted by Principal Patrick Deane.
Learn more about how Queen's supports the United Way annual fundraising campaign.
“The United Way plays a critical role in ensuring the health and well-being of our community by funding programs and services that benefit thousands of people,” says Principal and Vice-Chancellor Patrick Deane, a Campaign Cabinet member for the United Way KFL&A. “Queen’s is an important partner in this work and I am pleased to support the United Way not only with my donation, but also with my time as a member of the Campaign Cabinet. I encourage everyone in the Queen’s community to contribute to United Way in any way they can. Together, we can make a real difference in the lives of many.”
Principal and Vice-Chancellor Patrick Deane