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Baby Food and Formula

By Alex in Donation on March 21, 2016

Thanks to several very generous donations, we currently do not need baby food or baby formula.  Our shelves are very well-stocked: In fact, we have noticed a declining need at our Grocery Distributions, as many people are choosing homemade baby food and breastmilk instead of commercial baby food and formula. If you have a program…

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2016 Strategic Planning Session

By Alex in RFB News on March 7, 2016

Our 2016 Strategic Planning session, held on Saturday 30 January 2016, was a rousing success! Every year, RFB directors and staff come together to look at the challenges our community faces and the obstacles and advantages we have in addressing those challenges.  The Strategic Planning Session is an opportunity for us to creatively think through…

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Volunteer Tea & Cake Social 2016

By Alex in Thank You on March 3, 2016

We had a lot of fun at our fourth annual Volunteer Tea & Cake Social on Saturday 20 February 2016. More than 80 RFB volunteers enjoyed 12 different desserts and 9 different kinds of tea. We also enjoyed hearing the fascinating oral history of the Richmond Food Bank from one of the founders, Jack Pearson…

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Thank You Richmond Auto Mall!

By Alex in Thank You on February 16, 2016

Thank you to the Richmond Auto Mall for organizing their very successful Food Bank Challenge.  They raised over $21 000 and collected more than 5900 food items! The Richmond Auto Mall are long-standing, generous supporters of the Richmond Food Bank, having collected and donated over $60 000 in the past five years!  That money has…

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A Message from RFB President Sheila Johnston

By Alex in Uncategorized on January 27, 2016

Here is a message from Sheila Johnston, President of the Richmond Food Bank: Dear Neighbours, On behalf of the Richmond Food Bank, I want to thank our supporters for your donations to help our neighbours in need.  Your gifts of money, food, services, and time enabled us to provide grocery service and related assistance more…

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