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News and Blogs from the Mission Community Foundation

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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Fund Facts: Derrough Fund

Dennis and Joan Derrough love music, this was evident weekly as they attended all the Concerts in the Park during the summer. Their fund is designed to help schools and organizations purchase equipment and sheet music, and for the last few years has been used to add...

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Fund Facts: Jack Cannon Memorial Fund

Jack Cannon was an independent trucker who hauled turf and sod until he was hired by the District of Mission to be a heavy equipment operator, a position he held for 18 years. In 2001 Jacks wife Sherry started this fund as a way to memorialize a man she loved dearly...

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Fund Facts: Yum Science Fund

When an awards recipient gives back, it’s a special moment; when he does it the same year he received it, it's extra special.  That’s what happened in 2000 when Daniel Yum decided to give back to the community he grew up in. Daniel and his family moved to Canada when...

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