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Press Release – RFB Society’s response to COVID-19

By Stephanie Shulhan in Press Releases on March 18, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Richmond Food Bank’s Response to COVID-19 March 18, 2020 – Richmond BC: The Richmond Food Bank Society values the safety and well-being of our clients, volunteers, staff and community members. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are stepping up our safety precautions as we continue to fill an essential service in…

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December 2020 Hours of Operation & Grocery Distribution Schedule

By Stephanie Shulhan in RFB News on December 2, 2020

Happy Holidays! Here is our Holiday Schedule for December 2020 and early January 2021. Please note that our last grocery distribution of 2020 will be Thursday, December 24 from 10 am to 1 pm at our main 5800 Cedarbridge Way location. There will be no grocery distribution on Friday, December 25 2020, or on Friday,…

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2020 Holiday Donation Matching Campaign with Peterson Real Estate!

By Stephanie Shulhan in Donation on November 29, 2020

From December 1st until December 31st 2020, Peterson is matching donations up to $10,000! This marks the fifth consecutive year that Peterson has generously agreed to match donations during the holiday season to the Richmond Food Bank Society. We are very grateful for this amazing donation matching initiative that doubles the impact of donations for…

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Richmond Community Food Access Report 2020

By Stephanie Shulhan in Information about Food Security on November 17, 2020

Richmond-Community-Food-Access-ReportDownload This Richmond Community Food Access Report – “Food Brings Community” – looks at access to food among vulnerable people in Richmond, BC in the summer of 2020. Included is a summary of key informant interviews with staff and volunteers from church communities that have been providing community food programs for vulnerable individuals, many for…

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Tzu Chi Foundation donates more than 600 Winter Gift Packs to the Richmond Food Bank

By Stephanie Shulhan in Press Releases on October 20, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Tzu Chi Foundation recently assembled and donated more than 600 Winter Gift Packs that were distributed to clients of the Richmond Food Bank. These gift packs, which included household and personal items, were part of the Tzu Chi Foundation’s annual tradition of providing Winter Relief to those in need. The Tzu…

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BC Thanksgiving Food Drive 2020 raises 18,000 lbs of food

By Stephanie Shulhan in Donation on September 28, 2020

Our heartfelt thanks to everyone who donated to or volunteered with the 2020 BC Thanksgiving Food Drive – this year’s drive was a great success! Together, the community raised a record-breaking 18,000 lbs of quality non-perishable food for our neighbours in need. Volunteers from all over Richmond helped to promote the food drive and collected…

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