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It’s Giving Tuesday!

November 29, 2016

GivingTuesday is Canada’s National Giving Day! Most people know about Black Friday and Cyber Monday…now GivingTuesday is coming to Canada on November 29, 2016! 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 charities, companies and individuals join… Continue reading It’s Giving Tuesday!

LiveWorkPlay Awarded $125,000: New Leaf Community Challenge 2016

November 10, 2016

As announced by the Community Foundation of Ottawa on November 9, LiveWorkPlay has been awarded $125,000 in the New Leaf Community Challenge. The award was determined by a jury of local civic leaders, with CBC’s Giacomo Panico in the role of moderator. The LiveWorkPlay proposal Pie in the Sky: how “unemployable” young adults with intellectual… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Awarded $125,000: New Leaf Community Challenge 2016

LiveWorkPlay Seeks New Leaf Support For Youth Employment (November 9, 2016)

October 25, 2016

LiveWorkPlay will take part in a live jury and audience event seeking $125,000 in support of their youth employment initiative. The New Leaf Community Challenge is hosted by the Community Foundation of Ottawa with an esteemed local panel who are evaluating written submissions, a 20 minute presentation, and live questions and answers at the finale… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Seeks New Leaf Support For Youth Employment (November 9, 2016)

ACPR Dream Team Launches Website and Event Schedule Raising $25,000 for LiveWorkPlay

March 14, 2016

The Algonquin College public relations students are excited to announce their partnership with LiveWorkPlay for their 2016 fundraising campaign, Dreams Worth Living. The goal of the Dreams Worth Living campaign is to raise awareness and $25,000 for LiveWorkPlay! There are so many events it is difficult to keep track, but not anymore! Access the full calendar… Continue reading ACPR Dream Team Launches Website and Event Schedule Raising $25,000 for LiveWorkPlay

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!

LiveWorkPlay Top 15 of 2015

January 6, 2016

It was a historical year in more ways than one. It was of course our 20th anniversary year, and yes, that story makes our list below. It was also a year in which those two decades of hard work positioned the organization for the significant growth that was experienced through our ability to help more… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Top 15 of 2015

Happy Holidays and December Updates from LiveWorkPlay

December 16, 2015

THANK YOU FOR YOUR GENEROSITY LiveWorkPlay received more than $10,000 in donations in the first two weeks of December in addition to scheduled monthly and annual donations. Thank you!  Donor dollars make it possible for LiveWorkPlay to invest in more direct help for individuals with intellectual disabilities and to effectively advocate for more inclusive local, provincial and national communities!… Continue reading Happy Holidays and December Updates from LiveWorkPlay

Celebrating Super September at LiveWorkPlay

September 29, 2015

20TH ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING NEWS Wrapping up Super September at LiveWorkPlay was the 20th Annual General Meeting and Welcome Back Family Feast. Attendance of 140 set a new all-time record! The evening included the required corporate business of the night (as afederal non-profit corporation and registered charitable organization the AGM is critical to remaining in good standing)… Continue reading Celebrating Super September at LiveWorkPlay

The LiveWorkPlay News – August 14, 2015 – Summer Update!

August 17, 2015

COMING EVENTS: CHEESE, GOLF, WELCOME BACK! September is just around the corner! Even as we enjoy those last weeks of the summer holiday season, please make a place for LiveWorkPlay on your calendar. There will be three major events of note in September but they are spaced out nicely, we hope to see you at… Continue reading The LiveWorkPlay News – August 14, 2015 – Summer Update!

Toronto Summer Institute: Report from the LiveWorkPlay Staff Team

July 27, 2015

The Community Connector team of Grace Hudson, Caitlin Fortier, and George Kranitis were joined by the Employment Supports team at the Toronto Summer Institute. Hosted by Inclusion Press the Pan Am games in Toronto necessitated a change of venue, and a great time was had by all at the campus of the University of California at… Continue reading Toronto Summer Institute: Report from the LiveWorkPlay Staff Team

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