January 21, 2021 Dear DASCH Community: I hope this finds you well in this challenging time. Well, what a year 2020 was and I am sure you all will agree that it will be a blessing to put this past year in our rearview mirrors and move forward with better and brighter days ahead. It […]
Mission Inc., a fundraising consulting firm, recently did a charity spotlight on DASCH. The organization spoke to DASCH CEO, Karen Fonseth about how DASCH has become a new frontier for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities; and how our program and services empower residents to live up to their full potential. You can read the […]
Wage support program available for eligible DASCH front-line workers. The province of Manitoba recently announced that eligible front-line workers providing direct patient or residential care to vulnerable Manitobans will receive a $5 per hour wage supplement for worked hours where the regular wage is less than $25 per hour.
DASCH CEO Awarded Lifetime Achievement Award From Prestigious Universal Women’s Network The Universal Womens Network™ and Direct Action in Support of Community Homes, (DASCH), is pleased to announce that DASCH Chief Executive Officer, Karen Fonseth has been awarded the Women of Inspiration Lifetime Achievement Award by the Universal Women’s Network, at their annual awards […]
On February 24th and 25th, DASCH will be having a job fair. Bring your resume with some references, and join our team!
“A Winnipeg charity that provides housing and programming for people with intellectual disabilities had a big start to its capital campaign today. Longtime supporter the Jessiman Foundation is donating $1million. Thanks to the Foundation, all other donations to the cause will be doubled…”
Winnipeg Sun February 15, 2018 by Scott Billeck: The family that helped start a non-profit organization aimed at helping individuals with intellectual disabilities more than 40 years ago left another lasting legacy on Thursday.
CBC News Feb 15, 2018: A Winnipeg non-profit group that provides support for people with intellectual disabilities just received a million-dollar boost.
“Sharing the evening with so many of our supporters at this year’s Gala meant so much to everyone here at DASCH.I really want to make sure you know how truly grateful we all are for your generosity year after year.” Karen Fonseth – CEO DASCH
DASCH CEO, Karen Fonseth, has received the HR Patron of the Year Award for her leadership of our Human Resource department towards diversity and innovation.
On Saturday, May 13th, DASCH presents the first Abilities Awareness 5 K Walk ‘n Roll which includes a free concert from artists Fred Penner, Bold as Lions, and many more.
Karen Fonseth has been featured in Harvard Business School’s Making a Difference project. Watch her explain what DASCH is all about and how we make a difference!