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Future is Mine – Past Events Gallery

The Future Is Mine community gathered at the Burn Fund Centre last night, (with some out-of-town attendees joining via video call) to hear the amazing story of Don Schwartz, a burn survivor, who survived a helicopter crash and who dealt with and overca …

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The evening of November 1st marked some exciting times for the adult burn community, as The Future Is Mine program launched in Prince George! Our very special thanks to the efforts made by many local supporters, including the Prince George Hospital and …

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Halloween cookies and cupcakes were the highlight of this fantastic evening spent under the guidance of a volunteer team from the top Baking School at Vancouver Community College (VCC)! Inspiration and creativity were everywhere; especially when it cam …

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Pumpkins, pizza, pirates and goblins made this day at Art Knapp Surrey a memorable one!  Thanks to The Future Is Mine member, and owner of Art Knapp Surrey, Ken Grant and his great team who graciously welcomed nearly 100 guests from the adult burn comm …

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Members of the Future Is Mine program recently enjoyed an evening of pampering and treats hosted by the beauty team at L’Occitane. Facials, hand massages, fragrance layering plus a beautiful gift bag, all made for an evening of fun, relaxation and wond …

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A very special evening was held at the Burn Centre to celebrate the launch of the ABOUT FACE book project.  The creators, the adult burn survivors who participated in the project, as well as Future Is Mine members and the BCPFF Burn Fund team were all …

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Owner and Future Is Mine member, James Lester hosted an amazing evening of fun, facts and creative cocktails.  First time attendees to the event enjoyed a tour of the distillery and samples of some of Lester’s own craft vodka, amaretto and chili vodkas …

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The Future Is Mine members had a wonderful opportunity to enjoy “Much Ado About Nothing”, one of the several amazing productions included in the 2017 season of the Bard on the Beach Shakespeare Festival.  It was a terrific presentation with superior ac …

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Members of the “Future is Mine” community wrapped up the summer with a fun-filled day at Nat Bailey Stadium! With the sun shining, the Vancouver Canadians took on the Boise Hawks for an exciting game of baseball!  Some members enjoyed A&W root beer …

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What a great experience for sport lovers!  Private tour, activities and exceptional presentations  of history and the Olympics.  Terry Fox and Rick Hansen were highlights not to mention the interactive displays. Another Future Is Mine first! …

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A year in the making, creators Danni Peng and Cindy Wu (Emily Carr students) brought vision, understanding and questions to the media about how survivors and people with visible differences are seen. The participants from The Future Is Mine adult burn …

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    Thank you Everyone! For honouring Brenna and keeping her in our hearts and in our minds! Over $22,000 raised in Brenna’s Memory May 13th, 2017 at UBC Thunderbird Stadium   Soccer was something Brenna loved and excelled at. This non-c …

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The Future Is Mine community were treated to an informative and very tasty evening of the purest olive oils and infused flavoured balsamic vinegars that made everyone want to come again!  Everyone left with a very special gift pairing of Lemon Olive Oi …

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Glittering lights, towering heights and festive nights – Canyon Lights returns on November 24, 2016! Celebrate Canyon Lights November 24, 2016 to January 8, 2017. Re-capture the feeling of wonder and excitement of the holiday season and be amazed by th …

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A superb class lead by Chef David Robertson owner of The Dirty Apron treated The Future Is Mine community to a fabulous fish afternoon of cooking, tastes and more! Mussels, scallops and halibut topped off with caramel poached pears!  Best cooking class …

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New directions for the burn community on Vancouver Island as Members were connected with Kirk Corby, Local Representative for the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund in Victoria.  Plans were discussed and members shared stories, refreshments and t …

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The sun came out, everyone wore a smile as well over 100 attended the 7th Annual Pumpkin Patch.  ENVISION FINANCIAL again generously sponsored this community event for The Future Is Mine and you can see that it was a tremendous success! Thank you also …

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An enthusiastic group arrived at Movement 108 studio and under the able direction of owner and survivor Aaron de Jong were led through a daily exercise routine and nutritional advice. From planks and stretches lots was covered and enjoyed sharing, laug …

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Our own James Lester of SONS OF VANCOUVER hosted a sold out enthusiastic group at his North Vancouver distillery.  A tour and informative session was given followed by some amazing cocktails and apps.  Thank you to James and Richard and look forward to …

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A & W Family Day was enjoyed at another sold out Vancouver Canadians game. Many first timers from The Future Is Mine community also joined by a number of fire fighters and friends made this a super day that included root beer floats and a personal …

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GAMBIER ISLAND ANNUAL MEET UP – Future is Mine August 2016 Survivor Rick and Pat Chang were again the generous hosts of this special weekend full of great food, hikes and ocean breezes. First timers who enjoyed this weekend came from as far as Vancouve …

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A great group of Future Is Mine members met for sharing and welcoming first time attendees.  Plans about getting together locally were discussed along with the Fall Schedule and connecting through technology…thank you everyone for your enthusiasm! …

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GOODYEAR gave the thrill of a lifetime to members of the adult burn community with a ride in the GOODYEAR Blimp! It had been 13 years since the last flight and the weather made for a perfect flight.  The generous donation of sets of tires were also pre …

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Special experiences were found in this amazing surrounding – from the Cliffwalk to Suspension Bridge and the FIM community enjoyed it all! Our thanks to our sponsor Capilano Suspension Bridge for their amazing support as everyone agreed this is a must …

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Annual Brenna Innes Soccer Tournament and fundraiser took place on May 7th and The Future Is Mine team was led by Jesse Dill.  Over $15,000.00 was raised for the BCPFF Burn Fund given the tremendous generosity of everyone who participated! Our thanks t …

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Another sold out and fantastic event at the rarely discovered Vancouver Police Museum!  An organized game of sleuthing was created and the teams took care to find the guilty party!  Very educational, historical and fun to visit this point of interest i …

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The adult burn community from as far as Comox, Kelowna, Victoria and Armstrong gathered in Vancouver to celebrate the opening of the new Burn Fund Centre.  Tours of the facility, presentations from our generous sponsors were made and connections and fr …

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Envision Financial again generously hosts the burn community at Aldor Acres for the 6th Year!  Over 200 members will be attending and enjoy hayrides, pumpkins and petting zoo.  Always one of the top events! Pumpkin Patch Event   …

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The Future Is Mine community were hosted by Jeff Mooney and Suzanne Bolton to a fantastic game as won by the Vancouver Canadians!  Strong turnout as friendships and enthusiasm were gladly shared with seats behind home plate to end an amazing season! …

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A record turnout at the OakBay Heritage Fire Hall for the members of the adult burn community from as far as Comox, Courteney and Powell River to make this a special day for The Future Is Mine on Vancouver Island. The 2015 Activity Schedule for the com …

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 BC PROFESSIONAL FIRE FIGHTERS’ BURN FUND Expand the Adult Burn Survivors Program on Vancouver Island  VICTORIA – The BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund, www.burnfund.org are pleased to announce the expansion of the longstanding FUTURE IS MINE pr …

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Over 20 participants attended the March 9th Spring Support Group at the Patient’s Lounge in the Burn, Plastic and Trauma Unit as hosted by the VGH team. As always this was a generous and very supportive group sharing experiences for a number of first t …

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