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International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2015: Inclusion Matters!

The International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) has been commemorated since 1992 to promote awareness and mobilize support for critical issues relating to the inclusion of persons with disabilities in society. There could not be any closer alignment between the LiveWorkPlay mission, vision, values, and theory of change and this year's IDPD theme, which is "Inclusion [...]

A Record-Setting Day & More Connections Made: BNI Golf For LiveWorkPlay | LiveWorkPlay Business Network International, Business Networking, Fundraising, Connection, Golf, The Incredibles, Amp, Wave, Polo Neck

A Record-Setting Day & More Connections Made: BNI Golf For LiveWorkPlay

Yesterday an incredible $12,000 was raised at the BNI (Business Network International) Eastern Ontario golf tournament. The tournament proceeds were first designated for LiveWorkPlay in 2014, and the 2017 result represents a near-doubling of the funds raised just three years ago! "It's also important to understand the work is done by BNI" says LiveWorkPlay co-leader Keenan [...]

WE NEED YOUR VOTES! | LiveWorkPlay We Need You, Web Series, Caregiver

WE NEED YOUR VOTES! | LiveWorkPlay

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“People Connecting” with Pay It Forward – Ottawa Volunteering

As our People Connector, Alex Darling has a primary role at LiveWorkPlay of recruiting and supporting volunteers, and there are more than 150 of them active in 2017! In addition to being matched with individual members (people with intellectual disabilities who are supported by LiveWorkPlay) to share mutual interests (and sometimes develop into a friendship) many volunteers also choose to [...]

LiveWorkPlay Co-Leader Keenan Wellar Canada 150 Profile in The Philanthropist | LiveWorkPlay Canada 150, Profile, User Profile

LiveWorkPlay Co-Leader Keenan Wellar Canada 150 Profile in The Philanthropist

To celebrate Canada's 150th birthday The Philanthropist is profiling Canadians from across the non-profit sector and putting a face to 150 individuals who work or volunteer as leaders in the social sector. Keenan Wellar is honoured to be featured in the first group of 15 profiles. You can see all those recognized here and view Keenan's profile by clicking the image below or clicking [...]

LiveWorkPlay Seeks New Leaf Support For Youth Employment (November Youth Employment, Community Foundation, November 9th, New Leaf, Presentation, Challenges, This Or That Questions, News

LiveWorkPlay Seeks New Leaf Support For Youth Employment (November 9, 2016)

LiveWorkPlay will take part in a live jury and audience event seeking $125,000 in support of their youth employment initiative. The New Leaf Community Challenge is hosted by the Community Foundation of Ottawa with an esteemed local panel who are evaluating written submissions, a 20 minute presentation, and live questions and answers at the finale event on November 9. Based on a concern for [...]

After a bit of time for the dust to settle after the release of the August 24 Ontario Ombudsman report on Adults with Developmental Disabilities in Crisis, I was pleased to sit down with Kim and Sh… Developmental Disabilities, August 24, Disability, My World, Ontario

Welcome to my World: Ombudsman Edition

After a bit of time for the dust to settle after the release of the August 24 Ontario Ombudsman report on Adults with Developmental Disabilities in Crisis, I was pleased to sit down with Kim and Shelley Ann to reflect on what the report has to say and to talk about how we can all…

LiveWorkPlay helps the community welcome and include people with intellectual disabilities, autistic persons, and individuals with a dual diagnosis to live, work, and play as valued citizens. United Way, High Expectations, Good Cause, S Stories, Things I Want, The Unit, Relationship, Community, Relationships

Phil’s Story: High Expectations!

United Way Ottawa has just released a video and accompanying story about LiveWorkPlay member Phil Landreville, featuring interviews with his mother Lynn and stepfather Rodd. The story is beautifully and honestly told. When first introduced to LiveWorkPlay, the circumstances were not ideal. There had been many issues and challenges with Phil's living situation and relationships prior to [...]

Note: this a brief clip from a 90 minute panel, all of whom are incredible speakers that you should listen to because they know much more about this topic than I do. Please do listen to what they h… Choose Love, Your Voice, Patience, Speakers, Presentation, The Incredibles, Note, Loudspeaker

Choose Love and Patience: Bill C-14

Note: this a brief clip from a 90 minute panel, all of whom are incredible speakers that you should listen to because they know much more about this topic than I do. Please do listen to what they have to say. Remarks by Keenan Wellar Co-Leader and Director of Communications LiveWorkPlay.ca Share Your Voice: Community…

Make A Buzz Ottawa 2016: Hive of Inclusive Activity and $30,000+ Raised! | LiveWorkPlay Pre Party, Ottawa, Raising, Activities, This Or That Questions, How To Make

Make A Buzz Ottawa 2016: Hive of Inclusive Activity and $30,000+ Raised!

Change can be difficult, and the merger of the former Recipe for Success fundraising auction and Engines of Success recognition banquet into one new event "Make A Buzz Ottawa" on May 12 left many questions to be answered. First and foremost, if we build it, will they come? This question was answered and left no doubts! Doors opened at 5:30 and the pre-party with 70-item silent [...]

Make A Buzz Ottawa 2016: Hive of Inclusive Activity and $30,000+ Raised! | LiveWorkPlay Pre Party, Ottawa, Raising, Activities, This Or That Questions, Coat, How To Make, Fashion, Moda

Make A Buzz Ottawa 2016: Hive of Inclusive Activity and $30,000+ Raised!

Change can be difficult, and the merger of the former Recipe for Success fundraising auction and Engines of Success recognition banquet into one new event "Make A Buzz Ottawa" on May 12 left many questions to be answered. First and foremost, if we build it, will they come? This question was answered and left no doubts! Doors opened at 5:30 and the pre-party with 70-item silent [...]

$29,000 of Dreams Worth Living raised by Algonquin PR students! | LiveWorkPlay Algonquin College, Public Relations, Raising, Champion, Students, The Incredibles, Dreams, Live

$29,000 of Dreams Worth Living raised by Algonquin PR students!

After an incredible journey that started back in the fall with 60 students in the Algonquin College Public Relations program breaking into 10 teams to champion a potential charity as a beneficiary, the Dreams Worth Living campaign for LiveWorkPlay wrapped up last night at the Heart and Crown in the Byward Market. The eleven (yes, 11!) events along the way were anything but boring, and [...]

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World Down Syndrome Day 2016

World Down Syndrome Day 2016 may be remembered for the controversy generated by awareness campaigns that have sparked animated discussion over the manner in which people with Down syndrome are portrayed in society, and how best to go about supporting communities to welcome, value, and include individuals with Down syndrome. At LiveWorkPlay we know that this is to be the benefit of all [...]

ACPR Dream Team Launches Website and Event Schedule Raising $25,000 for LiveWorkPlay | LiveWorkPlay Dream Team, Raising, Schedule, Product Launch, Website, Timeline

ACPR Dream Team Launches Website and Event Schedule Raising $25,000 for LiveWorkPlay | LiveWorkPlay

Time To Spring Ahead And Make A Buzz! | LiveWorkPlay Spring Ahead, Thankful, Positivity, How To Make, Optimism

Time To Spring Ahead And Make A Buzz!

WELCOME AND THANK YOU If you are a new subscriber, welcome! And a thanks goes out to all of our existing supporters. We've not been in touch by e-news since December. This is not due to a lack of action, but rather some overwhelmingly positive developments that have required a 20% expansion in our staff team. That's a lot of recruitment and training! It will all be explained in a [...]

LiveWorkPlay Past-Chair Cecelia Taylor Joins Wall of Inspiration Ottawa City, United Way, Past, Inspiration, Biblical Inspiration, Past Tense, Motivation

LiveWorkPlay Past-Chair Cecelia Taylor Joins Wall of Inspiration

On March 2, 2016, LiveWorkPlay past-chair and long-serving board member Cecelia Taylor saw her name added to the Wall of Inspiration at Ottawa City Hall. She was joined by another 31 individuals and organizations recognized with United Way Ottawa Community Builder Awards in 2015. One of her fellow recipients was local media personality and community volunteer Dylan Black, who will be [...]