Archive for the ‘New initiatives’ Category
The launch of the Causeway Community Finance Fund – Nov. 4th
On November 4th, members of the community, staff, and city officials came together to celebrate the launch of the Causeway Community Finance Fund – a pilot program designed to help people break free of the burdensome cycle of payday lending. As everyone filtered into Causeway’s cafeteria, they were greeted with delicious snacks and coffee prepared […]
Snowman Building Guinness World Record
[View the story “Snowman Building – Breaking a World Record!” on Storify]
Do you want to build a snowman?
Sell Tickets Online through Eventbrite
Causeway Foundation Annual Report 2013-2014
Causeway Foundation invites you to share in our successes of the past year and join us as we turn our attention toward the future. To view our annual report, please click here.
Hats for Healthy Heads
1 Woman, 2 Knitting Needles, $2,480 towards Programs for People with Mental Illness On July 1st, Olympic medalist Clara Hughes pedalled the last kilometre of Clara’s Big Ride, her cross-Canada tour that brought the conversation about mental health to countless communities. Meanwhile, engineer and all-around do-gooder, Jen Ajersch, searched for a way to keep Clara’s […]
Launch of Rise Ottawa to support entrepreneurs with mental health or addiction challenges.
Since 2009, Rise Asset Development, with the support of the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management and the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH), has provided microfinancing and mentorship to entrepreneurs with a history of mental health or addiction challenges in the Greater Toronto Area. On March 21, Rise celebrated its expansion into […]