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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 […]
Bon Appetit Ottawa tickets are on sale!
Supporting Causeway has never tasted so good! Bon Appetit Ottawa will be donating a portion of the proceeds from its 20th annual food and wine show to Causeway’s Community Kitchen. The Community Kitchen teaches economically disadvantaged individuals how to prepare nutritious meals on a budget. Tickets for Bon Appetit are now on sale. For $85 […]
The Wellness Centre Gets a Make Over
(Above: Wellness Centre Coordinator Chris Kelly) The Causeway Wellness Centre has recently re-opened after a lengthy period of renovation. Returning clients will see an eye-opening transformation, including new equipment, a more expansive space, and a fresh colour scheme. See before and after photos Many of the changes to the Centre have been made in an […]
Giving Tuesday is here!
Giving Tuesday is here at last and Causeway needs your help! Today, our goal is to raise 25 matched donations of $25, or $1250. The money will go to support clients like Erin, Alex, and Phil. Check out this video to hear them speak about what Causeway means to them. Video produced by students of […]
Kathleen Kemp: Newsletter Nov, 2015
Just this past October, Causeway board member Kathleen Kemp was in Johannesburg to compete in an international “World Cup” for social enterprise. Kathleen Kemp is the co- founder of CigBins, a company that proudly employs Causeway clients. CigBins was chosen as the flagship project for the University of Ottawa’s Enactus team. Enactus brings together […]
Needle Hunters Make the Streets of Ottawa Safer for All: Newsletter Nov, 2015
Above: Needle Hunter Theresa, photo by Nicholas Galipeau. For the full video produced by Nicholas Galipeau about the Needle Hunters click here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PcICu7_9kE8 You may have seen them: dressed in brightly coloured vests, holding long-stemmed tongs, feet and hands protected by work boots and gloves. They walk at a quick pace, their eyes dart expertly […]
Thanks to you, Unmasking Mental Illness was a huge success!
The Unmasking Mental Illness fundraiser was a great success–we owe a huge thank you to all who came to the Orange Art Gallery on October 27th to attend! We had a great time recognizing clients, employers, and volunteers, eating delicious food, and mingling. Congratulations to all the award winners! Thanks to your generous donations, we […]
Causeway “Unmasks Mental Illness” to Raise Funds for Employment Programs
Ottawa, ON, October 16, 2015 – The granola recipe is written in coloured chalk on the wall of the Parkdale Food Centre, but Adrianna Sorgo barely gives it a second glance; she knows it by heart. Granola is a favourite food staple among the “neighbours,” those who use the Centre’s services. Sorgo is almost at […]
Unmasking Mental Illness
Join us for a night of fun, hosted by CBC’s Rita Celli, at the Orange Art Gallery (290 City Centre Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1R 7R7, Canada) on October 27th. We’ll be launching our 15th annual Holiday Card Campaign, recognizing valued clients, employers, and volunteers, bidding on silent auction items, and enjoying refreshments from Krackers Katering and SuzyQ […]
Causeway Foundation Annual Report 2014-2015
Check out Causeway Foundation’s 2014-2015 Annual Report to see what we’ve been up to in the last year!