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Thank You Peterson!

By Alex Nixon in Donation on January 18, 2018

We are very grateful to Peterson for their generous donation of $10 000! This donation was a result of matching funds from the Peterson Donation Drive we announced in November 2017.  More than $11 000 was donated to the Richmond Food Bank in the Peterson Donation Drive, plus 200 lbs of nonperishable food was collected.…

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We Accept Perishable Food from Businesses

By Alex Nixon in Donation on January 15, 2018

Does your business have excess close-dated perishable food items?  Want to make sure that they get used instead of being discarded or going into the compost? The Richmond Food Bank will gratefully accept your items! An example of what we received from Shoppers Drug Mart at Richmond Centre We accept perishable food items from wholesale…

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Loblaw Holiday National Food Drive

By Alex Nixon in Donation on December 10, 2017

Loblaw Canada is holding a national food drive throughout the month of December! From 8 December to 24 December, Loblaw stores (including Loblaw’s City Market and Superstore) in Richmond will be accepting nonperishable donations to the Richmond Food Bank. They’re hoping to collect more than 1.3 million lbs of food across Canada for local food…

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2017 December Grocery Distribution Schedule

By Alex Nixon in RFB News on December 8, 2017

We’re happy to announce our 2017 December grocery distribution schedule!Our last grocery distribution of 2017 will be Thursday 21 December 6 pm to 7 pm at our Cedarbridge Way location.  There will be no grocery distribution from 22 December 2017 to 1 January 2018.  The first grocery distribution in 2018 will be Tuesday 2 January…

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Our New Walk-In Cooler and Freezer- Thank You Food Banks BC!

By Alex Nixon in Donation on November 22, 2017

Because of a grant from Food Banks BC, we have a new walk-in cooler and freezer! Our new walk-in cooler and freezer greatly expands our capacity to store perishable food, allowing us to accept more fresh fruits & vegetables, dairy items, and even meat!  Expanding the donations we can accept and being able to purchase…

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