KUF periodically holds letter writing groups for Amnesty International.
KUF is one of over twenty Child Haven International Support Groups, mostly in Canada, who throw an annual Child Haven International benefit. Long time friends of KUF, Bonnie, Fred and their son Robin Cappuccino are the founders of eight children’s homes in India, Bangladesh and Nepal which serve about a thousand children, plus many women and seniors, using Gandhi’s principals of with NO proselytizing and NO discrimination by gender, caste, race, religion or culture.
The May 7, 2021 KUF benefit for Child Haven is an online party from 7 to 8:30 pm, with music, stories and slides from the homes, a silent auction of beautiful fair trade Indian handicrafts and a welcoming Bollywood dancing lesson from Kuljit Sodhi. Register for $50 for the event and/or make a donation on the Child Haven site, www.childhaven.ca
*Child Haven is Revenue Canada Charitable # 11885 1922 RR0001
*See www.childhaven.ca for Child Haven’s latest newsletters and a preview the ‘21 Needs List.
Dying With Dignity
The Canadian Unitarian Council has been active in support of individuals being able to be involved in decisions of conscience in dying with dignity. Kingston Unitarian Fellowship affirms the Unitarian Principle of “the inherent worth and dignity of every person”.
For more information, read the CUC press release at CUC Applauds Decision in Assisted Dying Case.
Kingston Community Chaplaincy
- To enact the goals and principles of Restorative Justice in relation to victims, offenders and community
- To accompany men and women from incarceration to successful reintegration in the community by facilitating emotional, spiritual and practical support systems during their transition
- To assist those who are at risk of engaging in criminal activity to find constructive and life affirming community resources
- To dialogue with community groups to further their understanding of and response to the needs of offenders, victims and their families
Many Faiths, One Creation – Action Partnerships
We are a new and growing group of individuals from south eastern Ontario who are committed to taking action on the causes of climate change. Our members represent a variety of religious traditions. We believe that as people dedicated to the common good, inspired by our beliefs and energized by our spirituality, we have a shared responsibility for the protection of creation and a safe climate. While celebrating the uniqueness of our different traditions, we stand together in working for an ecologically and socially sustainable future.
Sustainable Kingston’s mission is to enhance the livability and resiliency of Kingston. We do this by sharing knowledge and providing resources and programs that drive community action.
From 2017-2020, Sustainable Kingston is focusing its work on driving measurable improvements in the Kingston community across 6 priority areas:
- Climate Action
- Environmental Stewardship
- Sense of Community
- Sustainable Transportation
- Economic Prosperity
- Food Security