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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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RFBS launches into 2021 as a Good Food Organization

By Stephanie Shulhan in Press Releases on February 4, 2021

The Richmond Food Bank Society joins cross-Canada network that uses healthy food as a tool for social change [Richmond, BC, February 4, 2021]—The Richmond Food Bank Society is thrilled to announce it has joined Community Food Centres Canada’s Good Food Organizations (GFO) network.  The Richmond Food Bank is one of 147 organizations joining the network in 2021,…

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Coldest Night of the Year #CNOY Walk – February 2021

By Stephanie Shulhan in Community Events on January 12, 2021

It’s cold out there! And in February 2021, the Richmond Food Bank Society is going to help do something good about it. The annual Coldest Night of the Year family-friendly walk raises money for local charitable organizations serving people in our communities who are homeless, hungry, and hurting. Walk with us or support the RFBSociety…

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BC Poverty Reduction Coalition calls for continuation of temporary $300/month support for those on disability and income assistance

By Stephanie Shulhan in Information about Food Security on December 6, 2020

The $300 increase for PWD and IA was life changing. We have until the March 31 budget meeting to raise the volume on this issue. Take action from home: https://www.300tolive.org/campaign.html#A2 As reported in a recent article, the BC Poverty Reduction Coalition has called on the provincial government to continue the temporary COVID-19 support ($300 monthly)…

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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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