GivingTuesday is an annual global generosity movement following Black Friday and Cyber Monday. It kicks off the giving season and is a time when charities, companies, communities, and individuals join together and rally for their favourite causes.
This year, the DASCH Foundation was proud to nominate Bison Transport and its leadership under Don Streuber and the Jessiman Family for the Outstanding Corporation Award at the Manitoba Philanthropy Awards, held on November 15th, for their incredible commitment to philanthropy and their community.
Today, on National Philanthropy Day, DASCH is celebrating our supporters and donors for helping us in our mission to provide meaningful opportunities and enable people living with intellectual disabilities to live their life to the fullest. National Philanthropy Day celebrates the charitable work that everyone does to make a difference in their communities through volunteerism, […]
November is Indigenous Disability Awareness Month (IDAM)! DASCH is proud to support people living with intellectual disabilities from all backgrounds and recognizes that Indigenous people in Canada experience higher rates of disability than non-Indigenous people. The BC Aboriginal Network on Disability Society created this month of awareness in 2015 to bring awareness to the unique […]
We are excited to announce the 2021 DASCH’s Let It Snow Ball event is scheduled for Saturday, November 27, at the Victoria Inn at 1808 Wellington Avenue. This holiday event is solely for the staff, family, and friends of DASCH to celebrate the upcoming holiday season and is not open to the general public. Tickets […]
Proceeds from the raffle will be used to support DASCHWorks, an innovative training program, designed to develop practical skills that will lead to meaningful employment for individuals with intellectual disabilities. The DASCHWorks program will help secure successful, long-term employment that will create inclusion and engagement within our community and will build confidence, self-esteem and […]
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.
GivingTuesday is a global movement for giving and volunteering. It also marks the beginning of the “giving season”, where different people, charities and organizations come together to support important causes.
Philip Bialk is from Baldry and has just returned home from competing in Abu Dhabi for the World Competition for Special Olympics. Philip has competed at a national level, but his trip to Abu Dhabi was his first time competing internationally. His hard work with the Mona Lisa Italiano League paid off, as he brought […]
Thanks to the generous support of the Jessiman Foundation and the ‘Double Up for DASCH’ program,