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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...

Fund Facts: David Fryer Fund

Scholarship fund for students entering Musical Studies. When you have a teacher that inspires his students to go above and beyond, you get students who want to pay it forward. David Fryer was that kind of teacher.  He made his students work hard and they got results...

Fund Facts: Robin & Fran Sorrell Fund

Robin Sorrell loved poetry and the poem below is one of his poems written pre 2000. A Helping Hand Give a hand to the lame, Those who cannot see, They shall find contentment, And grateful, they shall be.   An errand for the elderly, Or a letter, for to post, A...