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Mid-Autumn Charity Dating Auction

By Hajira Hussain in RFB News on September 12, 2015

The Richmond Food Bank has been named the beneficiary of the Mid-Autumn Festival Charity Dating Auction. This exciting event is being presented by the Richmond News in partnership with Aberdeen Centre. Some of Richmond’s finest professionals and businesses have offered their expertise to the winning bidders. Lots of amazing packages to be won with the minimum bid starting…

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BC Thanksgiving Food Drive

By Hajira Hussain in RFB News on September 10, 2015

The annual BC Thanksgiving Food Drive is just around the corner and our volunteers are busy preparing for this year’s food drive that will take place between September 14th-18th with collection day on Saturday the 19th. Get involved in this province wide initiative with your kind donations and help bring hope to families within your neighbourhood.…

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Thank you UBC Boathouse and Dragon Boat BC

By Hajira Hussain in Thank You on September 3, 2015

A big thank you to the staff at John M.S. Lecky UBC Boathouse for offering the RFB team a boat to practice for the Steveston Dragon Boat Festival. About 20 paddlers including RFB staff, volunteers, friends and family gathered at the UBC boathouse every Thursday evening for the last couple of months to practice for the…

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2015 Steveston Dragon Boat Festival

By Alex in Uncategorized on August 28, 2015

We had a wonderful time at the 2015 Steveston Dragon Boat Festival! This all-day event on Saturday 22 August featured 78 teams from across BC and Washington, including our very own RFB Volunteers’ Dragon Boat Team! The team made us proud, and we also collected nearly $1000 in donations, plus 100 lbs of food! Thank…

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2015 RFB Volunteers’ BBQ

By Alex in Uncategorized on August 25, 2015

All of us had a lot of fun at our annual Volunteers’ BBQ on Sunday 16 August 2015. More than 100 volunteers and their families enjoyed a wonderful dinner at bucolic Paulik Park.  RFB Directors Heath Newman and Ed Yee fired up the grills for hamburgers, hot dogs, and chicken burgers, while RFB staff served…

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