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LiveWorkPlay Celebrates National Volunteer Week 2019

April 8, 2019

National Volunteer Week starts April 7, and celebrates Canada’s 13 million volunteers! At LiveWorkPlay we could not do what we do without our volunteer team, now 150 people strong! This year’s Volunteer Week them is “The Volunteer Factor – Lifting Communities.” We can think of no better example of this than the impact our volunteer… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Celebrates National Volunteer Week 2019

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 Celebrates International Volunteer Day

December 6, 2018

LiveWorkPlay traditionally celebrates our amazing volunteers during National Volunteer Week (April 7-1 in 2019) and at our Make A Buzz Ottawa celebration (May 9 this year) but we did not want to let this United Nations commemoration of volunteerism pass by without sending out a huge THANK YOU to the more than 150 individuals who directly… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Celebrates International Volunteer Day

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 Celebrates National Volunteer Week 2018!

April 16, 2018

. At LiveWorkPlay we celebrate our volunteers at the annual Make A Buzz Ottawa event, but we also get in on the fun of National Volunteer Week. We benefit from the support of more than 150 volunteers (contact Alex Darling to join the team!) and how they contribute continues to develop. Here are some examples: board… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Celebrates National Volunteer Week 2018!

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!

LiveWorkPlay Celebrates National Volunteer Week 2017

April 25, 2017

It’s really very simple: volunteers are fundamental to great outcomes for our organization, the people we are involved in directly supporting, and the workplaces, neighbourhoods, and venues where they help make inclusion happen! April 23 to 29 is National Volunteer Week. It is also the 14th consecutive year that Volunteer Canada delivers the National Volunteer… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Celebrates National Volunteer Week 2017

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!

“People Connecting” with Pay It Forward – Ottawa Volunteering

March 16, 2017

As our People Connector, Alex Darling has a primary role at LiveWorkPlay of recruiting and supporting volunteers, and there are more than 150 of them active in 2017! In addition to being matched with individual members (people with intellectual disabilities who are supported by LiveWorkPlay) to share mutual interests (and sometimes develop into a friendship)… Continue reading “People Connecting” with Pay It Forward – Ottawa Volunteering

LiveWorkPlay Celebrates National Volunteer Week 2016!

April 15, 2016

THANK YOU VOLUNTEERS! It’s National Volunteer Week, so although we’ll be celebrating our volunteers a month from now, we did want to take this opportunity for an extra “thank you” and a tip of the hat to volunteer, Michael Friedman who organized and hosted a comedy night fundraiser! Like everyone else in Ottawa the spring… Continue reading LiveWorkPlay Celebrates National Volunteer Week 2016!

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