Archive for the ‘Success Stories’ Category

Autumn Renewal Gala
Causeway’s fall event, the Autumn Renewal Gala, is fast approaching. As the days grow shorter, self-care and celebrating successes become ever more important in maintaining mental health–join us on October 25th for a good-for-the-soul evening of client & community partner awards, appetizers & beverages, silent auction & door prizes, and mingling. Tickets are now on sale. […]
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Causeway Foundation Annual Report 2015-2016
It’s been another great year at Causeway! Come see the Causeway Foundation Annual Report 2015-16!
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Kathy Burhoe Artworks at Linda Street Art Gallery
Kathy Burhoe, client of Causeway and Rise Asset Development, has her artwork showcased at Linda Street Art Gallery during the month of May Here is what Kathy has to say about her achievement: “I am proud to present my latest collection at the Linda Street Art Gallery during the month of May. This exhibition highlights […]
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CEO Client Travis Iverson Wins Accessibility Award
Thirteen years ago, Travis Iverson was in a diving accident which left him a fully dependent, high level quadriplegic. This past December, Travis took home the Accessibility Award at the Celebration of People for developing a new line of clothing for the mobility impaired. While it has been a long and difficult road, Travis’ entrepreneurial […]
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New Graduates of Ottawa Bicycle Academy
In Causeway’s main hall, filled with cheerful banjo music and supportive guests, twelve young people held wrenches festooned with purple ribbons. Graduates of Right Bike’s Ottawa Bicycle Academy, the wrench holders were celebrating the end of four months of training and work experience. One young man, Nick, tried to explain what the course has meant […]
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How the Peer Mentor Program Helped Rebecca on her Path to Success
(Above: Rebecca and her Peer Employment Mentor, Lourdes Rojas) Rebecca struggles with anxiety but she wasn’t going to let it hold her back and prevent her from finding a job. Instead, she joined Causeway’s Peer Employment Mentorship program to get the additional support she needed to find fulfilling work while accessing the Ontario Disability Support […]
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Karine’s New Job
Ever since Karine began to serve hot meals and baked goods at the Parkdale Food Centre she has felt like she is part of something meaningful. Karine says it’s very important to her to have a place to go that helps her to build employment skills for the future. She also says her role at […]
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GNG Wins Best Employer at the Celebration of People Awards
(Above: Dave Segaert (right) at the Celebration of People Awards) Causeway’s social business, Good Nature Groundskeeping (GNG), was awarded Employer of the Year at the Celebration of People awards this past December. The Employer of the Year award goes to a business that promotes inclusivity in its hiring practices and workplace policies. Despite stiff competition […]
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GNG is Up for Employer of the Year!: Newsletter Nov, 2015
  Did you know Good Nature Groundskeeping is up for Employer of the Year at the Celebration of People Awards? The award ceremony is put on by Citizen Advocacy, an organization which works to support the rights and interests of people with various forms of disability. The event takes place each year on December 3, […]
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Cycle Salvation and Habitat for Humanity: Newsletter Nov, 2015
  If you visit Cycle Salvation and find Operations Manager Paul Wylie is out – chances are he will be back soon driving a pick-up truck stacked with used bikes of various makes and models from Habitat for Humanity. While Cycle Salvation often receives merchandise from condo and storage spaces, it’s Habitat who donates by far the most bikes. […]
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