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Volunteer Celebration- Tea Tasting & Cake Social

By Keith Yee in Volunteers on April 2, 2015

A lovely time was had by all at our 3rd Annual Tea Tasting and Cake Social on Friday 27 February 2015. More than 50 volunteers enjoyed nine different cakes and eight different types of tea, including a mystery tea.  Special thanks goes to Nora, Shona, and Yuri for baking cakes! We then enjoyed a presentation…

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RFB at the Pathways Clubhouse Breakfast

By Keith Yee in RFB in the Community on April 1, 2015

Richmond Food Bank staff, volunteers, and directors had the pleasure of attending the Pathways Clubhouse “Taking Care of Business” Breakfast on Tuesday 10 March 2015.  Pathways Clubhouse is one of our valued community partners, who offers hope, encouragement and opportunities to people who live with mental illness. We arrived before dawn to learn how Pathways Clubhouse supports…

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Featured in the Media- Lola Merenda, RFB Volunteer

By Keith Yee in RFB in the Media on March 20, 2015

Lola Merenda, RFB Board Secretary and Volunteer If you missed it, the Richmond Food Bank’s very own Lola Merenda was featured in a Richmond News article late last year. Lola is a long-time volunteer and member of our board of directors.  As a RFB volunteer, Lola warmly greets the people we serve and signs them…

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Thank You Richmond Cosom Floor Hockey Association!

By Keith Yee in Donation on March 20, 2015

Kevin Coles, RCFHA President presents a cheque to Alex Nixon from the RFB Thank you to the Richmond Cosom Floor Hockey Association (RCFHA) for their generous donation of $300 to help our neighbours in need. The RCFHA held a 50/50 draw during their season-ending playoffs on Sunday 1 March 2015 and donated their part of…

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Thank you Richmond Auto Mall

By Keith Yee in Donation on February 6, 2015

Thank you to the Richmond Auto Mall and the Dealerships of the Richmond Auto Mall for their generous donation of over $15 000 and non-perishable food items! The Richmond Auto Mall holds an annual Food Bank fundraiser with the dealerships and the general public.  You can learn more about their 2014 fundraiser here.  Together, they’ve…

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