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Introducing Richard Plummer: Causeway’s New Executive Director
As the new Executive Director of Causeway, I would like to take this moment to thank the Boards, staff and clients for a warm and supportive welcoming over the past few weeks. I have only just begun my journey here, but it has already been a tremendous experience knowing that I am leading an organization […]
Causeway’s Holiday Card Campaign
It’s that time of year again! As soon as Halloween is over, all the decorations are taken down and the Christmas decorations are put up – and you’ll be constantly reminded that the holiday season is just around the corner. …And we’re no exception! Causeway Foundation’s signature fundraiser is the annual Holiday Card Campaign, where […]
Support Causeway at Bon Appetit 2018!
We are pleased to announce that Causeway has been selected as a beneficiary of Bon Appetit Ottawa 2018. Bon Appetit has been supporting Causeway’s Wellness program for 9 years, and we are excited to partner with them again this year! Bon Appetit brings together over 70 of the region’s best […]
Join Team Causeway at Ottawa Race Weekend 2018!
Join our Wellness Warriors as they tackle the 5K run in Canada’s largest running event! Team Causeway will be running on Saturday, May 26th, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. starting at Ottawa City Hall and running by some of Ottawa’s biggest historic landmarks. To register with Causeway, head to http://www.runottawa.ca/torw/charities/scc-charities and select Causeway from the list of […]
Humans of Causeway
Over the summer, we began a project inspired by the popular photography project, Humans of New York, called Humans of Causeway. As we moved into our 40th year of operation, we wanted to share the spotlight with some of the clients who come in through our doors every day and recognize their contributions to the […]
May Court Club gives Causeway Work Centre clients a ticket to independence
Transit tickets in Ottawa are going up in price. For many of us, this is a mild annoyance; maybe it means that we spend the few extra dollars on riding the bus instead of buying a cup of coffee. But for someone struggling to overcome barriers to employment, such as a mental illness or a […]
Dream Jobs: Kelly’s Story
Kelly always wanted to work as a prep chef in a restaurant – it’s her dream job. For many of us, dream jobs may seem impossible to get, especially if you have a disability. Through the support offered by Causeway, and her hard work and determination, Kelly is one step closer to her dream with […]
Accessible Media Inc. Video on Causeway’s Entrepreneurial Opportunity – CEO
AMI, Accessible Media Inc. has recently released a short video about Causeway’s Entrepreneurial Opportunity – CEO. A few of our current clients in the CEO program talk about some of their experiences in the program. Please click HERE to watch the full video.
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 […]
The Causeway Community Finance Fund on CBC Radio
For those of you who were unable to tune in this morning, Causeway’s Doug Pawson was on CBC Radio with Robyn Bresnahan discussing Causeway’s newest initiative in social finance and financial literacy. The Causeway Community Finance Fund (CCFF). The CCFF is set to launch on November 4th and aims to provide small, short-term loans at fair […]