Foundation Office Moves

After many happy years of being tenants of the School District, the Mission Community Foundation has left Heritage Park School to make room for more classrooms.  While we have enjoyed our time with the schools, we understand the need and have moved out of the school...

Beloved Benefactor Passes

It is with great sadness that we share this news.  On Monday, July 3, 2017 Esther Claire Kathleen Clemo passed away in her home. Claire was born in Hong Kong and immigrated to Canada in 1954.  She became a teacher in 1964 and spent over 30 years teaching the youth of...

How to Start A Foundation in 1987

On May 18, 2017 we held our 29th Annual General Meeting and as part of that meeting, Lynne Weisgerber spent a few minutes telling us how her husband John, became involved with the Mission Foundation. John started as real estate agent but he soon discovered that he was...

Hope for the Future

As the province prepares for another provincial election and the citizens debate which party will be the most beneficial to the development and sustainability of British Columbia it is time to reflect on the accomplishments of the Mission Community Foundation as well...

Spring Has Sprung

Yesterday was the first day of spring for 2017 and while we are all anxiously awaiting warmer and sunnier weather, we are happy that we have finally turned the corner from this long and unusual winter. This year marks the 30th anniversary for the Foundation,...

New Board Members and Committee Chairs

As you know, we had three members retire from our board in 2016.  Please now, join us in welcoming our new board members Linda Clark, Jim Shaw and Candie Thorne.   Linda comes to us with a background in marketing and advertising, Jim is known to anyone who has ever...