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Thank You Loblaw City Market

By Keith Yee in Donation on November 24, 2014

Thank you to Loblaw City Market for your generous $1000 donation.  The new Loblaw City Market on Steveston Highway made the donation as part of their opening celebration on Friday 31 October 2014. RFB Executive Director Margaret Hewlett, joins Chris Brodie, Judy Ann and Hector Che of Loblaw City Market, City of Richmond Mayor Malcolm…

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2014 Hunger Count

By Keith Yee in Uncategorized on November 21, 2014

Food Banks Canada has released the 2014 Hunger Count, a comprehensive report on food bank usage across Canada.  As a member of Food Banks BC and Food Banks Canada, the Richmond Food Bank participates in the Hunger Count by providing anonymous statistics. We encourage everyone to read the report- it has fascinating statistics and highlights…

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Thank You Knights of Columbus!

By Keith Yee in Thank You on November 18, 2014

Thank you to the St Paul’s Catholic Church Knights of Columbus for their generous donation.   Pictured here with RFB office manager Judy Ying Sun (centre) is Lorenzo Ranada, Grand Knight,  (right) and John Ty of the Knights of Columbus St Paul Parish (left). We’re blessed to have the support of so many faith groups…

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How to Read Best Before Dates

By Keith Yee in Information about Food Security on September 30, 2014

There is a lot of confusion around best before dates, expiry dates, and food safety, and justifiably so- there are many different codes and symbols used.  We hope that this post will answer your questions: Best Before Dates: Best before dates are only required on products with a shelf life of less than 90 days,…

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BC Thanksgiving Food Drive

By Hajira Hussain in RFB News on September 13, 2014

BC Thanksgiving Food Drive Once again we are gearing up for the annual BC Thanksgiving Food Drive taking place from September 15th to the 20th.  The BCTFD is a province wide initiative that helps feed thousands of needy neighbours across BC who rely on food banks for their basic nutritional needs. Last year they collected more than…

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