Surge in demand at Vancouver non-profit that helps people in need find work prompts call for donations

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A Vancouver non-profit that helps people in need is in need of a little help itself.

For nearly three decades, Mission Possible has helped people challenged by poverty and homelessness join the workforce by providing training and job opportunities through its Employment Readiness Program.

The program provides one-on-one employment training and coaching, as well as paid experience working for the organization's two social enterprises. These include an exterior property cleaning business called MP Maintenance and a security company and community outreach service called MP Neighbours.

Participants are primarily residents of the city's Downtown Eastside — some live in shelters and some have no fixed address...

Click here for the full story from CBC News published July 20, 2021.

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