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Happy National Volunteer Week!

By Keith Yee in Thank You on April 20, 2018

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2018 Taking Care of Business Breakfast

By Keith Yee in Community Events on April 20, 2018

We had a wonderful time at Pathways Clubhouse‘s Taking Care of Business  breakfast on Wednesday 18 April in the Executive Hotel. Pathways Clubhouse is a charity in Richmond that “offers hope, encouragement and opportunities to people who live with mental illness.”  Pathways provides a supported environment for people as they strive towards mental wellness, transitional…

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Thank You Universal Buddhist Temple!

By Keith Yee in Thank You on April 13, 2018

A huge thank you to the Universal Buddhist Temple for their generous donation of 900 lbs of non-perishable food! Pictured here are two officials from the temple with RFB Office Manager Judy.  They heard about our programs and services, and wanted to help our neighbours in need.  We’re grateful for their support! If you’d like…

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Most Needed Items

By Keith Yee in Donation on April 6, 2018

Updated January 2019 Thank you for supporting our neighbours in need with your donation of healthy, nutritious food.  In a typical week, your donations help us serve more than 1300 people through our grocery distributions and an additional 800 people through our school meals and community partners programs. Here are some of our most needed…

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Services for Homeless People in Richmond

By Keith Yee in Information about Poverty on March 29, 2018

Since the announcement of the modular housing project on Elmbridge, we have been asked about what services we offer for homeless people in Richmond. We help Richmond’s homeless population primarily through three programs: our Grocery Distribution program- in 2017, we served 72 people who didn’t have residences (including people who live on the streets and…

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