It’s Moving Time! See You On The Fourth Floor (When The Time Comes)
August 19, 2020
It’s moving time! We have enjoyed a fantastic 5 years at Unit 300, 2197 Riverside Drive, and we are pleased to announce that LiveWorkPlay has signed a new lease to continue in the same building. We are moving to a much smaller office in Unit 402 so that we can realize a significant annual savings… Continue reading It’s Moving Time! See You On The Fourth Floor (When The Time Comes)
Thank You for An Amazing 2018
December 12, 2018
INTERNATIONAL DAY OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES (+) It might be a one day commemoration (December 3) but International Day of Persons with Disabilities launched a full five days of advocacy and celebration for LiveWorkPlay members, staff, volunteers, and partners. The extra activity included the National Conference on Disability and Employment (December 4-5), International Volunteer Day (December 6), a Developmental Services… Continue reading Thank You for An Amazing 2018
LiveWorkPlay & Giving Tuesday (November 27): After Black Friday & Cyber Monday, A Time To Give!
November 9, 2018
Giving Tuesday is a National Giving Day! Most people know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday…now Giving Tuesday is coming to Canada on November 27, 2018! It is a new Canadian movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year after Cyber Monday. This “Opening day of the giving season” is a day where… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay & Giving Tuesday (November 27): After Black Friday & Cyber Monday, A Time To Give!
LiveWorkPlay Celebrates United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities
November 27, 2017
Although this annual December 3rd observance is a single date on the calendar, it has always been a favoured opportunity for LiveWorkPlay to celebrate progress towards a more inclusive local, provincial, national, and international community. In fact, all of our guiding statements – mission, vision, and values – were derived from the United Nations Convention… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Celebrates United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities
A Record-Setting Day & More Connections Made: BNI Golf For LiveWorkPlay
June 15, 2017
Yesterday an incredible $12,000 was raised at the BNI (Business Network International) Eastern Ontario golf tournament. The tournament proceeds were first designated for LiveWorkPlay in 2014, and the 2017 result represents a near-doubling of the funds raised just three years ago! “It’s also important to understand the work is done by BNI” says LiveWorkPlay co-leader… Continue reading A Record-Setting Day & More Connections Made: BNI Golf For LiveWorkPlay
$29,000 of Dreams Worth Living raised by Algonquin PR students!
April 19, 2016
After an incredible journey that started back in the fall with 60 students in the Algonquin College Public Relations program breaking into 10 teams to champion a potential charity as a beneficiary, the Dreams Worth Living campaign for LiveWorkPlay wrapped up last night at the Heart and Crown in the Byward Market. The eleven (yes,… Continue reading $29,000 of Dreams Worth Living raised by Algonquin PR students!
Time To Spring Ahead And Make A Buzz!
March 11, 2016
WELCOME AND THANK YOU If you are a new subscriber, welcome! And a thanks goes out to all of our existing supporters. We’ve not been in touch by e-news since December. This is not due to a lack of action, but rather some overwhelmingly positive developments that have required a 20% expansion in our staff… Continue reading Time To Spring Ahead And Make A Buzz!
“Be Not Forgotten” a Message of Hope Received!
December 4, 2015
From a letter from a private donor to LiveWorkPlay Co-Leader Julie Kingstone dated December 1, 2015: I’m pleased to be writing you on Giving Tuesday, and am buoyed by the recent Ontario news that workshops for people with intellectual disabilities will begin to be close, and that the future does indeed look much more inclusive… Continue reading “Be Not Forgotten” a Message of Hope Received!
After the Shopping: Caring and Donating! #GivingTuesday
December 1, 2015
Most people know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday is a new movement for giving and volunteering, taking place each year after Cyber Monday. This “Opening day of the giving season” is a day where charities, companies and individuals join together to share commitments, rally for favourite causes and think about others. We have… Continue reading After the Shopping: Caring and Donating! #GivingTuesday
Algonquin College PR Students Make A Buzz for LiveWorkPlay!
November 23, 2015
UPDATE: Algonquin PR Students Select LiveWorkPlay For This Year’s Fundraising Campaign! Every year the first year Public Relations students at Algonquin College throw a fundraising campaign for a charity of their choice. Over the past 30 years, the students have raised $300,000 for charity, and this year’s event is expected to raise over $20,000. The… Continue reading Algonquin College PR Students Make A Buzz for LiveWorkPlay!