Snow Angels

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Have a Snow Angel? Show your appreciation.

Snow Angels, by nature, are modest, everyday heroes who melt hearts with their kind efforts. They may not seek reward or acknowledgement, but we know they deserve to be appreciated!

To show your appreciation for your Snow Angel, complete these two simple steps:

  1. Share your story – tell us about your Snow Angel and why they deserve to be recognized.
  2. Submit their address – once you’ve shared your story, fill in the form below with your Snow Angel's information. We will mail a thank you letter and toque to your Snow Angel on your behalf! As an extra token of appreciation, your Snow Angel will be entered into a monthly swag bag draw.

In order to protect the privacy of your Snow Angel, please do not include personal information in your story. Any personal information will be removed from your story before being published under a generic account.


Have a Snow Angel? Show your appreciation.

Snow Angels, by nature, are modest, everyday heroes who melt hearts with their kind efforts. They may not seek reward or acknowledgement, but we know they deserve to be appreciated!

To show your appreciation for your Snow Angel, complete these two simple steps:

  1. Share your story – tell us about your Snow Angel and why they deserve to be recognized.
  2. Submit their address – once you’ve shared your story, fill in the form below with your Snow Angel's information. We will mail a thank you letter and toque to your Snow Angel on your behalf! As an extra token of appreciation, your Snow Angel will be entered into a monthly swag bag draw.

In order to protect the privacy of your Snow Angel, please do not include personal information in your story. Any personal information will be removed from your story before being published under a generic account.


Tell your story

We want to hear about your Snow Angel! Let us know why they deserve to be recognized by sharing your Snow Angel story below. In order to protect the privacy of your Snow Angel, please do not include any personal information in your story

Your response has been recorded.

Thank you again for sharing your Snow Angel story. A summary of the collected responses may be provided to Council and the public at a later date. If you have any questions, please contact Deanna Ridgley at 613-546-4291 ext. 1855 or by email at snowangel@cityofkingston.ca. You may also provide any further written comments to:

The City of Kingston
c/o Deanna Ridgley
216 Ontario Street
Kingston Ontario K7L 2Z3

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Notice of Collection

Personal information, as defined by the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (MFIPPA), including (but not limited to), name, address, opinions and comments, is collected under the authority of the Municipal Act, 2001, and in accordance with MFIPPA, the Planning Act, and all other relevant legislation. Your personal information may be used in making a decision on this matter, and it may form part of meeting agendas and minutes, and therefore will be made available to members of the public at meetings, through requests, and through the website of the Corporation of the City of Kingston. Questions regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of this personal information may be directed to Deanna Ridgley at 613-546-4291 ext. 1855 or by email at snowangel@cityofkingston.ca.

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    Our amazing neighbour!

    by SheilaA, 12 months ago

    We do have a snow removal service, but are fortunate to have our own neighbourhood "Snow Angel" who clears a pathway if the service hasn't arrived early enough for us to leave for an early morning appointment. Jamie is the first to help other neighbours who are out clearing their driveways...many hands make light work must be his motto! We are delighted to recommend that Jamie be recognised as a Snow Angel!

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    Secret Snow Angel

    by Cdecarie, 12 months ago

    On snowy days, we drive home from a long day at work, thinking that waiting for us there is either a driveway full of snow or the dreaded “plow pile” at the end of the driveway—or both. However, we often arrive home to find a clean driveway with the telltale clean edge of a snowblower. All of neighbours’ drives are clean with the same telltale clean edge. None of us have a snowblower, except for one. Our snow angel is stealthy and modest. We are all very grateful.

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    Midland Park Playground Snow Angels

    by Bayley, almost 1 year ago

    This morning in the Midland Park subdivision we had two young snow angels. They shovelled the sidewalk to the park and then proceeded into the park. They wanted to do their part in keeping the path clear to the playground. Thank you boys!

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    A neighbourhood snow angel!

    by Janet L Mitchell, about 1 year ago

    No matter how much shoveling he has done at his own house, Micah regularly shows up to neighbours houses and just starts shoveling. He perseveres until he is completely finished and then moves on to the next house. Micah methodically and tidily cleans entire driveways just because "he likes to shovel and help people". What an amazing young man.

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    good neighbour!

    by elaine lowen, about 1 year ago

    This neighbour is always helping out when the need is there. It is so nice to arrive home after a long day of highway travelling to find our driveway cleared after a heavy snow storm. Very thoughtful of him.

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    Happy helpers

    by simpsonburns , about 1 year ago

    My brother always goes to some of our near neighbors early morning shoveling their drive way without being asked,, if it needs to be done twice in one day he will make sure it's done! My 9year old is starting to be like his uncle and really enjoys shoveling just as much as my brother,, so the 2 of them will do it together sometimes 😊!! Just want their story to be seen, and spread to everyone!



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    Retired neighbor always a help

    by Jaimie-Lyn, about 1 year ago

    The retired gentleman across the street from my house always plows his, mine and my other neighbors driveways. Some of us are older(elderly), some younger. I have an infant and can't do it ... He helps us all. We've never had to ask either and he always refuses payment. His name is John and he's a great snow Angel.


    -Jaimie-lyn

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    Old Angel but is always helping

    by Aim, about 1 year ago

    My dad is 70 years old and is always helping out his neighbours. There could be a light snow or a heavy snowfall and he is the first person to get up before the sun to start his slow blower and begin snow blowing and shovelling everyone’s driveways, front steps and sidewalks. Not only does he shovel snow, he also picks up recycling bins and garbage cans too and brings them to their front steps or garage door. If he is feeling under the weather he still gets up to help people out. I have to also give a shout... Continue reading

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    A junior angel

    by omw, about 1 year ago

    We are senior citizens and looked out our window and saw a junior angel with his small shovel

    helping to clear our big driveway

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    Kingston Neighbour Snow Angel

    by TabithaS, about 1 year ago

    I work as an Educational Assistant, so sometimes I leave my house early in the morning. This young gentleman that is a grade 11 student makes sure that my walkway and my vehicle is cleared of snow and ice everyday it snow and, he will shovel multiple times as day if needed before school, after school and on the weekends. He also shovels my 4 of my neighbours walkways when it snows all of which have disabilities that prevent them from leaving the house if there is snow. I have lived in this neighbourhood for a long time and I... Continue reading