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Gaining Confidence

Loretta's Story Prior to coming to Mission Possible, Loretta had been struggling to find employment.  As a very shy person, she lacked the confidence she needed to put her skills to use. One day as our MP Neighbours team was walking the streets of the Downtown Eastside, they shared with Loretta about the... Read More

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10 Keys to Growing Your Social Enterprise - Infographic

Dr. Kyleen Myrah & Kerry Rempel, Okanagan School of Business, Okanagan College with the support of Trico Charitable Foundation did a case study on Mission Possible that covered our development and growth as a Social Enterprise. To see the case study CLICK HERE Infographic Based on the case study we created an... Read More

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Mission Possible: Social EnterPrize Case Study

By Ida Viani | May 9, 2017 | ABOUT THE MISSION POSSIBLE CASE STUDY: Recipient of the Social EnterPrize in 2011, Mission Possible is featured in the latest edition of our case study series, our effort to more effectively tell the stories of amazing Canadian social enterprises. While all of the case studies reveal... Read More

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New Online Retailer Includes Mission Possible in the Mix

A new online retailer Opia Clothing Company opened today with a focus on supporting local and global charities. Gratefully, they have decided to include Mission Possible in the mix! Here’s how it works: There are five designs and 10 charities - one local and one global for each shirt. The Mission Possible shirt... Read More

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Michael Fraser: Not done yet!

Michael is one of the original participants on the Mission Possible Clean Team.  The Clean Team cleans some of the dirtiest and most dangerous streets and alleyways in the City of Vancouver, and yet Michael often does his job with a smile. How did you get involved with Mission Possible? I came to the Power... Read More

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Offering Hope in the Midst of a Crisis

By Alyse Kotyk Surrounded by mountains and sea, Vancouver is truly a beautiful city. Yet it also holds a darker side. In 2016, the city alone saw 215 illicit drug overdose deaths, with fentanyl appearing to be the reason for this rise in drug-related fatalities.   Addressing the needs on the streets of the... Read More

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Full Circle - Sandra's Story

Sandra says, "I'm a woman who's been there and done that." She knows her past is complicated and she uses her experiences to be a person of solidarity and understanding for women on Vancouver's Downtown Eastside (DTES). Sandra grew up in Winnipeg, is the child of a residential school parent and was raised in... Read More

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A Refugee's Story

We would like to introduce you to a former MP Maintenance Associate, Alan Kipson. We love Alan’s story because he took advantage of all that Mission Possible has to offer such as training, employment coaching, and work experience. Alan was a delightful member of our Mission Possible team and we wish him the best... Read More

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#youareloved

YOU ARE LOVED!!!From now to Valentine's Day let someone know they are loved. If  you are using social media, use the hashtags #youareloved and #missionpossible. Follow along and submit your photos to Mission Possible. See Facebook and Instagram Let us know! and remember... YOU ARE LOVED!!! Read More

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Mission Possible 2016 Winter Gala Thank You!

THANK YOU to all of the Mission Possible Winter Gala partners, attendees, suppliers, and volunteers. Together we raised over $162,000! The funds will help Mission Possible continue to grow and offer opportunities for meaningful work to people who are challenged by homelessness and poverty. Special thanks to all of... Read More