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!
Make A Buzz Ottawa 2017: What A Night!
May 15, 2017
Make A Buzz Ottawa evolved out of a merger of two events, the former Recipe for Success (a fundraising auction) and Engines of Success (awards banquet). The change began in 2015 when LiveWorkPlay celebrated its 20th anniversary. The event now raises about the same amount of money ($30,000) but the focus is more on community… Continue reading Make A Buzz Ottawa 2017: What A Night!
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