MP Stories

Community Matriarch: Rosa's Story

Rosa grew up in Prince George after her mom moved her family there. She was never sure why until the news reports about residential schools and unmarked graves came out in 2021, and now she suspects their relocation was related to this. In Prince...

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The Cleanest Day of the Year 2022

Mission Possible’s summer-long Clean Heroes Campaign got off to a great start on June 11th with our campaign kick-off event, The Cleanest Day of the...

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The Powerful Impact of our Power Breakfast Volunteers

Every Saturday, eight to ten Mission Possible volunteers serve breakfast and hot drinks to members of the Downtown Eastside community at our Powell...

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Big Changes in a Big City - Renato's Story

Five years ago, Renato was struggling with his mental health, and used alcohol and drugs to cope. When a friend offered a place to stay in a small...

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A Star in the Making: Jacqueline's Story

Having lived in Vancouver since she was 11 years old, Jacqueline has always loved this city that she calls home. She lived in New West with her...

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Discovering her Untapped Potential: Ursula’s Story

Ursula grew up in East Vancouver where she lived with her mom, a residential school survivor. Due to the generational trauma of that experience,...

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Home Sweet Home: Diego’s Story

Diego has spent the last 30 years of his life in British Columbia, and the last five living in Vancouver. Having left El Salvador in 1987 due to a...

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A Legacy of Giving Back: Strand

For nearly half a century, Strand, a Vancouver-based finance and development company, has built a reputation for successful real estate investment...

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Coming Out of His Shell: Terry’s Story

Terry moved back and forth between Alberta and BC when he was growing up, but spent most of his upbringing in Calgary. His childhood is quite foggy,...

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Return-It with Mission Possible!

Mission Possible has a Return-It account now to make donating to our Employment Readiness Program easier! The next time you visit a Return-It...

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