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Fund Facts: Calnek Family Fund

Family and community, that’s what the Calnek Fund is all about.   Don Calnek was the Treasurer for Mission Community Foundation for a number of years.  Recruited by Bill Harris in the 1990’s, Don was voluntold into the position.  Not that he minded, Don has a strong...

Fund Facts: Marilyn McClinton Memorial Fund

“A teacher is someone who takes your hand, opens your mind, and touches your heart”; this quote exemplified Marilyn McClinton. Marilyn was a teacher and her passions for reading and teaching touched many young lives in Manitoba, Alberta and BC.  She pursued her career...

Fund Facts: Rotary Sustaining Scholars Fund

In January of 2008 the Mission Rotary Sunrise Club came to Mission Community Foundation with a desire to start a scholarship fund for 2nd year students.  They recognize that students apply and receive scholarships for their first year of post-secondary education but...

Fund Facts: Gerry Potter Memorial Scholarship Fund

Gerry Potter was a connoisseur of the Arts and during his teaching career he tried to pass on this love to all the children he taught.  He was dedicated to having children perform and felt the Arts are central to a student’s experiences and are an essential part of...

Fund Facts: Rotary Literacy Endowment Fund

The Rotary is known worldwide as an organization that helps others.  They have 6 main causes one of which is Education.  Within the Education umbrella they promote Literacy worldwide. In September of 2011 the Sunrise Rotary Club in Mission created the Literacy...

Fund Facts: Albert McMahon Memorial Fund

Albert McMahon was one of the founders of Mission Community Foundation.  He was known in our community as a great supporter of youth, sponsoring many sporting groups and organizations.  Albert was involved with the Dewdney-Alouette Regional District, Fraser Valley...