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Improvements at the Wellness Gym
Earlier this year, Causeway received a grant from the Ottawa Community Foundation to improve our Wellness Program. This program offers clients a free and comfortable environment to work on their fitness goals, and learn about the importance of exercise and nutrition – all while looking for employment. Every day, we see the benefits of the […]
Project Clear Skies Update
Last week, we received two new addition to the Causeway building – our new heating, ventilation and air-condition (HVAC) units! This wouldn’t have been possible without the Ottawa International Airport Authority – YOW’s Project Clear Skies for awarding us with the necessary funds to purchase and install one of the HVAC units. Thank you for […]
A Social Enterprise Road Trip
Over the last 6 months, I have had the pleasure of getting to know Causeway as the new Executive Director. Causeway is a diverse agency that has been serving the community for over 40 years and I am humbled to be a part of the team that continues to make a difference in the lives […]
October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month National Disability Employment Awareness Month aims to increase public awareness of the positive impact that people with disabilities have when they are included in the workforce. In Canada, 22% of people have at least one disability. To put that into perspective, that is over 6.2 million people. […]
Less than a year ago, Josh struggled to find work. He wanted a job where he could work with others and advance his skill set with an employer who could support his needs as an individual on the autism spectrum. “I was just looking for full-time work — something I would be capable of doing. […]
A big THANK YOU to the Ottawa International Airport Authority!
Causeway is extremely grateful to have received a grant from The Ottawa International Airport Authority. Their charitable giving program, Project Clear Skies, helps registered charities in the Ottawa-Gatineau area with capital projects. This year, we will be applying their grant to the purchase and installation of a new heating, ventilation and air-condition (HVAC) unit. HVAC […]
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 […]