All Smiles at Recipe for Success 2015: $40,000 Raised in Support of an Inclusive Ottawa!
April 13, 2015
March was an incredibly busy month at LiveWorkPlay, with new staff members being hired, a series of new funding announcements, and the “regular” excitement of supporting members with homes, jobs, and life in the community. This reduced the capacity of the staff team with respect to the 17th annual Recipe for Success fundraising event, and so… Continue reading All Smiles at Recipe for Success 2015: $40,000 Raised in Support of an Inclusive Ottawa!
A Week To Remember: Recipe for Success + EARN + National Volunteer Week 2014!
April 8, 2014
What an incredible week it has been! On April 3, the Recipe for Success Culinary Adventure and Charity Auction raised $42,000 for LiveWorkPlay in support of a welcoming community for people with intellectual disabilities. Highlights included the food, the co-hosts Derick Fage and Sandy Sharkey, and the wonderful atmosphere which included a strong contingent of… Continue reading A Week To Remember: Recipe for Success + EARN + National Volunteer Week 2014!
Cooking Up A Recipe For Success
April 1, 2014
Has it really been 16 years? Back in 1999 the fledgling charitable organization “Special Needs Network” hosted a small fundraising event with hopes of raising $5000. Just two years later in 2001, the Recipe for Success Culinary Adventure and Charity Auction had expanded into a newsworthy event and was also the occasion for a change of… Continue reading Cooking Up A Recipe For Success
Ready For Spring?
February 21, 2014
It’s been a long Ottawa winter, even for outdoor enthusiasts, but spring will soon be upon us, and with it comes the busiest LiveWorkPlay season! Here is a quick summary of upcoming events: March 13: A free event hosted by United Way Ottawa! LiveWorkPlay will be added to the Wall of Inspiration at Ottawa City… Continue reading Ready For Spring?
The Top Five LiveWorkPlay Stories of 2013
December 30, 2013
We asked ourselves “What were the TOP FIVE LiveWorkPlay stories of 2013?” To answer that question we used the insight statistics from our Facebook page. This is far from perfect (not every LiveWorkPlay story finds its best expression on Facebook) but we can say with confidence, the top five definitely attracted massive attention! There were… Continue reading The Top Five LiveWorkPlay Stories of 2013
You Helped LiveWorkPlay Cook Up A 2013 Recipe For Success!
March 21, 2013
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February Finish: Ottawa Family Magazine & YAI New York City
February 27, 2013
It’s been an exciting February at LiveWorkPlay and we are working on a number of stories including: 1) a follow up to the packed house that attended the Employment Supports information session on February 13th; 2) an update from our Volunteer Coordinator about the continuing flow of exciting and diverse volunteers that have completed orientation… Continue reading February Finish: Ottawa Family Magazine & YAI New York City