Archive for the ‘Success Stories’ Category
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, […]
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. […]
Solutions for Youth Grad: Newsletter Nov, 2015
On October 30th the graduating class of Solutions for Youth convened for an informal commencement ceremony and pizza party. Solutions for Youth is a pre-employment skills and training program for young people, aged 16 – 29, who face barriers to finding work. This sixteen week pre-employment program includes four weeks of classes and a twelve-week […]
Run/Walk for Mental Health 2015
This year’s Run/Walk for Mental Health at Britannia Beach was a huge success! The weather was kind to us all day, and so were all of the runners who drank our coffee in the morning and bid on our silent auction items in the afternoon. We raised over $3,500 and spread the word about Causeway to […]
The man behind the Wellness Warriors
“As much as I teach other people, I’m learning from people all the time here, because I see their struggles and it makes me feel like my struggles mean nothing.” These humble words come from Christopher Kelly, Causeway’s very own “Renaissance man” of fitness. As head of the Wellness Program at Causeway Work Centre, […]
Greeting Card Campaign – CBC Interview
November 14, 2014 – Don Palmer, Executive Director of Causeway Work Centre and Mike Collins, client-employee of Kracker’s Katering, sat down with CBC’c Lucy van Oldenbarneveld to discuss the Holiday Card Campaign.
Recap of Unveiling the Mask of Mental Illness Fundraiser!
You can relive the evening’s excitement, or, if you couldn’t make it, live vicariously through these pictures and tweets that document the fun! [View the story “Unveiling the Mask of Mental Illness Fundraiser” on Storify]
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.
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 […]