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Happy Birthday to Us!

By Keith Yee in RFB in the Community on March 27, 2018

The Richmond Food Bank turned 35 this March- we officially opened our doors in March 1983 at St Alban Church! We were originally planned as a temporary source of support during an economic downturn.  However, the need only grew. We served 20 families the first day with grocery hampers.  Today, we serve more than 2200…

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Happy Easter! Here are RFB’s hours for the 2018 Easter Weekend

By Keith Yee in RFB News on March 27, 2018

Happy Easter! We are closed on Friday 30 March all day for Good Friday. On Saturday 31 March, our Cedarbridge Way office (10 am to 2 pm) and Blundell Grocery Depot (10 am to 11:30 am) will be open as usual. Our Cedarbridge Way office will be open on Monday 2 April as usual- 9…

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March is Nutrition Month!

By Keith Yee in Community Events on March 6, 2018

March is Nutrition Month, and we’re happy to celebrate it! Nutrition is always our focus at the Richmond Food Bank- we work hard to make sure we’re offering healthy, nutritious food to the people we serve.  We aim to ensure that 1/3 of what we give out is fresh fruits and vegetables, and purchase fresh…

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Thank You McKinney students!

By Keith Yee in Donation on February 26, 2018

Thank you to McKinney students Jenna and Jeremy for organizing a donation drive and for inspiring their fellow classmates to donate high-quality non-perishable food items. We rely on the support of our community to help our neighbours in need.  Please visit this page to learn how you can help.

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RFB Volunteer Tea & Cake Social 2018

By Keith Yee in Volunteers on February 22, 2018

We had a lovely time at our annual Tea & Cake Social on Monday 19 February 2018! More than 60 RFB volunteers and their guests enjoyed tea, cake, and camaraderie. Eight different teas were available, including our traditional “mystery tea” (which was Apricot Black Tea this year) which, as per RFB tradition, was not successfully…

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