Blog

I jmqp8rk m%20670x350

Geof’s Story - We banged heads a lot!

In Geof’s words before he came to Mission Possible “things were really up in the air.” He was unemployed and had fallen into drug addiction. Prior to coming to Mission Possible he was addicted to crack for seven years and was homeless for nearly the same period of time.     In 2009 Geof suffered a heart attack and... Read More

Dsc 7767%20670x350

The Clean Team

Nick Fenyo is the Mission Possible Clean Team Supervisor. We are now three months into the program, so we thought we would sit down with Nick and find out how things are going. Here are his comments: What is the Mission Possible Clean Team? “The job is strictly picking up litter. There are 22 different service... Read More

I jmqp8rk m%20670x350

The Mission Possible Comeback Award Video 2016

The Mission Possible Comeback Award is given to the Mission Possible members and participants who exemplify the kind of transformation we all admire and aspire to. These individuals have shown true courage, determination, and faith in overcoming great challenge and adversity. Where faced with similar challenges... Read More

Railtowncatering thanksgivingtogo2 creditjelger%20tanjaphotographers%20900x546

TURKEY TIME RETURNS: RAILTOWN CATERING

TURKEY TIME: RAILTOWN CATERING ANNOUNCES RETURN OF POPULAR THANKSGIVING TO-GO PACKAGERailtown Also Gives Thanks to Local Community by Donating Portion of Proceeds to Downtown Eastside Outreach Organization Mission Possible VANCOUVER, BC (Sept. 14, 2016) — Back by popular demand, Railtown Catering is talking... Read More

Janet%20670x

Back to Work Week - Meet Janet

Meet Janet. She joined our Employment Readiness Program in early June of this year. She's now been hired as a cook in our community kitchen, and has been bringing nothing but diligence, cheerfulness, and goofy faces (crack us up every time!) to her every work shift. Not to mention her top-notch cooking - her... Read More

Trish%20570x350

Back to Work Week - "Relax – you are among friends.”

Every day this week we are going to feature one of our hard working community members.  “Relax – you are among friends.” This is what Trish Hollowczenko (in picture), an MP Maintenance supervisor, wants participants to know as they enter Mission Possible’s doors.   Trish was looking for a landscaping job when she... Read More

Chris%20670x350

Back to Work Week!

Every day this week we are going to feature one of our hard working community members. This is Chris. He joined our program in May 2016 and is now working in one of our transitional employment positions at MP Maintenance. “If I can describe my experience at Mission Possible in one word, it’d be 'gratitude'. I’ve... Read More

Dsc 0805 1024x683

Working Works

WORKING WORKS!  We know that working works! We have had the privilege of witnessing this in the lives of hundreds of people over the past few years.  Something incredible happens when someone facing the challenges of poverty, disability, mental illness or life trauma starts working in the supportive Mission... Read More

Vision%20critical%20670x

Mission Possible Thanks Vision Accomplished Web Services.

Founded in 2006, Digital Marketing Agency Vision Accomplished Web services delivers SEO, PPC, Web Analytics, and Site Management Services to organizations throughout the Vancouver region and Internationally. SEO expert Peter Thistle at Vision Accomplished has been providing in-kind digital marketing support to... Read More

3 matt%20and%20brian%20670x

Board of Directors appoints Matthew Smedley to lead Mission

For Immediate Release (Newswire.net -- June 10, 2016) Vancouver, BC, British Columbia -- Mission Possible is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew Smedley as its new CEO and Executive Director. After a lengthy and careful search process, Mission Possible is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew... Read More