Blenz HOpe Cafe counters stigma around mental illness

We’ve opened a new Blenz in the HOpe Centre at Lions Gate Hospital. But it’s not just any Blenz. It’s partnership of the Canadian Mental Health Association, Vancouver Coastal Health, and Blenz Coffee. The HOpe Café is a social enterprise that employs people with “lived experience” of mental illness and is the first of its kind in British Columbia. We’re proud to be involved in this rewarding venture!

Read more about it in the, North Shore News, CBC, Global News and 



February 04, 2015

Michael Schratter

You should be proud!

It is this kind of socially conscious business venture that will help bring down the walls that divide.

Well done,
Michael Schratter

Ride Don’t Hide Founder

June 26, 2015

Janice Martin


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