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News and Blogs from the Mission Community Foundation

Fund Facts: Carly Rae Jepsen Bursary Fund

As a multi-platinum, Grammy, Juno and Polaris prize nominated singer / songwriter, Carley Rae Jepsen is known throughout the world for her incredible musical talents. Upon graduating she received a scholarship from Mission Community Foundation that helped her in her...

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Fund Facts: Annette Fitch Memorial Fund

Annette Fitch was a talented and dedicated educator who taught at Mission Senior Secondary in the French Immersion program.  She loved teaching and was respected by friends, family, colleagues and students. When she passed suddenly in 2002 the community donated just...

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Fund Facts: Skillicorn-Melanchuk Bursaries

Carrie Skillicorn and Ruth Melanchuk were sisters. Carrie started her career in the Military and upon retirement worked as a sales clerk at Eaton’s department store in Abbotsford. Ruth Melanchuk married young, had two boys and became a homemaker. Both sons were...

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Fund Facts: LeDuc Bursaries

This Fund was started by Phillip and his mother Edith in 2002. Phillip was a millwright by trade working on the big machines in pulp. His parents lived on Denman Island and owned an oyster farm and moved to Mission due to ill health. Edith followed her husband to many...

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