Most Needed Items
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…Read More
Services for Homeless People in Richmond
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…Read More
Happy Birthday to Us!
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…Read More
Happy Easter! Here are RFB’s hours for the 2018 Easter Weekend
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…Read More
March is Nutrition Month!
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…Read More