Celebrating Social Work Week (March 1-7) and Social Work Month 2021
March 2, 2021
Did you know know that about 33% of the LiveWorkPlay staff team have Social Service Worker, Bachelor of Social Work, or Master of Social Work degrees from a college or university? These members of our team are not serving with LiveWorkPlay in the role of social worker, but the related skills and knowledge of this… Continue reading Celebrating Social Work Week (March 1-7) and Social Work Month 2021
Clippo Supports LiveWorkPlay With Unique Mask Fundraiser!
November 23, 2020
NEW! $5 FROM THE SALE OF EACH OF THESE “BUSY BEE” CANADIAN MADE MASKS GOES TO LIVEWORKPLAY! Alex Thom is the proud owner of Clippo. You may remember Clippo as a kids’ accessories company that ran from 2006-2016. Alex closed it down to focus on other projects. When the pandemic hit, she sewed and donated… Continue reading Clippo Supports LiveWorkPlay With Unique Mask Fundraiser!
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 Fall Season News 2018: Celebrating Disability Employment Awareness Month, Launching “Just Enough Support”
October 16, 2018
CONGRATULATIONS DANIEL: CELEBRATING DISABILITY EMPLOYMENT AWARENESS MONTH October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM) also celebrated as Disability Employment Awareness Month (DEAM) in provincial and local jurisdictions. At LiveWorkPlay we typically focus our employment celebrations on December 3rd (International Day of Persons with Disabilities) and our Make A Buzz Ottawa event (see above) but the timing… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Fall Season News 2018: Celebrating Disability Employment Awareness Month, Launching “Just Enough Support”
LiveWorkPlay Joins United Way Ottawa Wall of Inspiration Celebration!
September 17, 2018
On September 14, United Way Ottawa presented the This is Ottawa Project: 2018—the reveal of the new Wall of Inspiration, honouring the amazing people, organizations, agencies and community partners across this city who share a commitment to driving lasting change. Last September, more than 500 people joined United Way Ottawa in bringing the first 150 pieces… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Joins United Way Ottawa Wall of Inspiration Celebration!
LiveWorkPlay Feature by Ottawa Sun Columnist Kimothy Walker
January 18, 2018
Ottawa area journalist, business person, and philanthropist Kimothy Walker has published a column that shares some of the story of how the early life experiences of co-leaders Julie Kingstone and Keenan Wellar provided a foundation for starting LiveWorkPlay back in 1995. Click the image below or click here to read the article on the Ottawa… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Feature by Ottawa Sun Columnist Kimothy Walker
A Message of Thanks and Gratitude from LiveWorkPlay
December 21, 2017
UPDATE: as of December 22, we have matched $5000 in donations from our anonymous donor. We have $5000 remaining to be matched by December 31. There’s nothing like facing challenges to find yourself in situations where you are surprised and humbled by the generosity of others. I am often asked about the most important life… Continue reading A Message of Thanks and Gratitude from LiveWorkPlay
LiveWorkPlay: Summertime News!
June 9, 2017
SUMMER IS OUR BUSY SEASON! While it might be a regular pattern for some government, private, and non-profit organizations to slow down during the summer season, it’s arguably the busiest time of year at LiveWorkPlay! Here’s some of what is happening: we’ve hired four summer students who are completing training and will be helping with employment,… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay: Summertime News!
The LiveWorkPlay News: Make A Buzz May 11!
April 10, 2017
LEAD STORY: MAKE A BUZZ OTTAWA CELEBRATES CANADA 150 ON MAY 11 It’s one of Ottawa’s best-attended and most-enjoyed community celebrations! Make A Buzz Ottawa brings together an enthusiastic and diverse crowd of more than 300 to recognize individuals and organizations who contribute to a welcoming and inclusive community. We are pleased to have Sandy… Continue reading The LiveWorkPlay News: Make A Buzz May 11!
LiveWorkPlay: Our New Year’s Resolutions for 2017! Résolutions de la nouvelle année!
December 21, 2016
It’s been a remarkable 2016, and you can read all about it right here in our more than 30 blog entries! At LiveWorkPlay we do pay close attention to what we’ve learned from the past, but we also focus on moving forward and getting better. To that end, the staff team and our board chair… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay: Our New Year’s Resolutions for 2017! Résolutions de la nouvelle année!