Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Halifax
For over 30 years the club has supported youth. Kinsmen raise funds to support youth programs.
National Service Project
Kin Canada has been a partner in the fight against Cystic Fibrosis since 1964. During this time, Kin members have raised over $40 million in support of CF research.
High School Bursaries
In June the $1000. Dartmouth Kinsmen Community Service Award is presented to 5 graduating high school students. Students are recognized from Prince Andrew HS, Cole Harbour HS, Dartmouth HS, Island View HS and Auburn Dr. HS.
Hal Rogers Endowment Fund
Each year $1000. bursaries are awarded to successful Canadian applicants who are pursuing post secondary education.
East Dartmouth Community Centre
Dartmouth Kinsmen are committed to supporting the many community projects of the Centre.
Local Church and Community Food Banks
Dartmouth Kinsmen support local food banks and have contributed over $4000. annually.
Dartmouth Kinsmen have supported, in partnership with Margaret's House, those in need of hot, nourishing meals. During the Covid-19 pandemic Kinsmen provided essential items to support the take-out service.
East Dartmouth Community Centre
Kin Canada is committed to changing lives and making Canadian communities a better place to live.
More than $1 Billion Raised!
Since our founding in 1920, Kin Canada clubs have donated more than $1 billion to Canadian causes, communities and individuals in need, as well as disaster relief efforts beyond our borders.
The call was heard and answered by extraordinary Canadians.
Responding to a radio appeal for milk for British children, founder Hal Rogers rallied Kin members across Canada to raise funds for the purchase of powdered milk.
The goal for the first year was to raise enough money to purchase 1 million quarts; within 9 months, Kinsmen and Kinettes supplied more than 3 million quarts!
By the end of the Milk for Britain campaign, the Kin family raised close to $3 million and sent 50 million quarts of milk to Britain. Rogers was made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire in 1948 to recognize his efforts as the Chairman of Kinsmen's Milk for Britain wartime project.
Founder Hal Rogers
The project started with the club buying gifts for children of families that needed the help of the community to ensure that their kids had a gift from Santa.
The spirit of the project has changed very little since starting in December 1969. Today our club supports, with generous donations of gifts and funds from individuals and community groups, more than 150 children each Christmas!
This year, as in the past seven years, 105.9 Seaside FM, will be supporting our project by making a generous donation. We ask the community to support us by helping us fill our list of gifts for the children.
There are a number of companies whose employees get names from us and generously purchase gifts for the kids.
If anyone or any group who would like to support our Christmas Miracle Project, PLEASE contact us by mail at 50 Caledonia Rd., Dartmouth, B2X 1K8. OR email firstname.lastname@example.org
Keith Freeman and Pat Dickson are the Co-Chairs of the Kinsmen Christmas Miracle Project this year.
Thank you for your continued support of this wonderful community project!
Toys and clothing are donated. Then they are packaged for each family by Kin and delivered.
Enjoy a delicious meal. Bring your family and friends. Meet community members and leaders.
Potential Dates for 2021: TBA - September 2021
Enjoy eggs or pancakes with your choice of sausage, bacon, hash browns, beans and toast.
Community members raise funds for their community. The Brunch is now in its 11th year. Dartmouth Kin appreciate the wonderful community support.
Chefs Kin John and John prepare Brunch at the October 2020 Brunch at the EDCC
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