Lighting the Way for People and Community

EMBERS, the Eastside Movement for Business and Economic Renewal Society, is a registered community economic development charity located in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside. Since 2001, EMBERS has helped thousands of people facing barriers to work lead productive, fulfilling lives by offering economic and employment opportunities – including job placements, training and support.

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These Boots Keep WorkingNov 26, 2015

Just two weeks after launching the 100 Boot Challenge, we have already raised enough for 28 pairs of boots. We need your support to reach 100! Donate today.

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Meet AmberNov 24, 2015

Meet Amber. Amber came to EMBERS Staffing Solutions after trying other temp labour agencies and finally found a place committed to helping her get ahead.

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Marcia Wins Prestigious Entrepreneur AwardNov 18, 2015

Marcia Wins RBC Women of Influence Award
EMBERS' own Founder and CEO Marcia has won the TPH Charitable Giving Award at the RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards in Toronto.

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