● Spreading Goodwill Wherever He goes

Anyone who has ever spent any time at Epic Opportunities’ day service location in St. Boniface has likely met Michael.   Michael, 23, has been served by the organization for the past three years ago and his outgoing, positive personality has helped him forge dozens of new relationships during that time. In fact, he has become something of a goodwill ambassador at the organization’s Goulet...
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● Introducing A New Approach To Day Service

Epic Opportunities has begun rolling out a new, more community-based model of support for many of the people it serves.   The new strategy is intended to augment Epic Opportunities’ existing day services by providing opportunities for people supported through the program to become more engaged in the community. The aim is to have people spend their day involved in everyday activities in the...
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● Epic Receives A Little Seed Money

A prominent family-owned Manitoba business with deep roots in the agricultural sector is providing some financial support to Epic Opportunities to help renovate two of the agency’s properties.   BrettYoung Seeds recently donated $15,000 to assist the non-profit agency, which supports people with intellectual disabilities at more than 50 locations throughout the city of Winnipeg.  ...
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● Support Worker Paying It Forward

Marc Cuevas will never forget when he and his family had to rely on the kindness of strangers to help them through some challenging times.   Cuevas was just nine-years-old when he and his family arrived in Winnipeg from Manilla. With no immediate family to assist them to adjust to their new surroundings, Cuevas was grateful for the assistance and compassion he, his parents and brother...
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● Supported Employment Focus Of Event

Valerie takes great pride in all she has accomplished over the past three years in her job as a laundry attendant at the Four Points by Sheraton hotel.   Earlier this month, Valerie had an opportunity to share that sense of pride with St. James MLA Scott Johnston as part of Take Your MLA to Work Day.   It was the second straight year for the event, which provides MLAs an opportunity to...
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● Embarking On A New Adventure

It’s not uncommon to find Erik with a camera in his hands. Whether it’s shooting video or still photographs, capturing memorable moments in his life and the lives of family and friends is something he is passionate about.   Erik will soon experience another important moment he is sure to want to preserve. Sometime in December he will move into his new home in Whyte Ridge in the southwest...
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