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2017 Richmond Poverty Action Forum

By Alex Nixon in Community Events on August 31, 2017

Our good friends at the Richmond Poverty Response Committee are holding the first-ever “Richmond Poverty Action Forum” on Thursday 28 September from 9 am to 4 pm at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel. The Action Forum brings together Richmond residents experiencing poverty, people working on issues related to poverty, and decision-makers for an open dialogue…

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2017 RFB Annual General Meeting

By Alex Nixon in RFB News on July 26, 2017

On Wednesday 21 June 2017, we held our Annual General Meeting. AGMs are required under the BC Societies Act to elect the board of directors for the upcoming year.  At our AGM, we re-elected our 11 person board of directors.  You can learn about them on our About Us page. We also took the time…

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2017 Walk for Memories

By Alex Nixon in Community Events on July 2, 2017

We had a lovely time at the 2017 Walk for Alzheimer’s on Sunday 7 May 2017.  RFB staff and volunteers walked in support of the members of our community with dementia or Alzheimer’s.  We raised $915 in support programs and services in our community that improve the quality of life for people living with dementia…

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Thank you Ismaili Community of Richmond!

By Alex Nixon in Donation on June 26, 2017

Thank you to the Ismaili Community of Richmond for collecting donations during their Ramadan Food Drive! The Ismaili Community of Richmond has held this annual food drive for the past four years, collecting thousands of lbs of food.  This year alone they collected over 600 lbs of high-quality non-perishable food items to help our neighbours…

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Thank you BMO Employees!

By Alex Nixon in Thank You on June 20, 2017

A big thank you to the BMO employees that stopped by for a Day of Caring on Monday 12 June 2017!  They volunteered their time to clean our warehouse, sort donations, and prepare fresh produce for that day’s Boyd Grocery Distribution! We rely on volunteers to help more than 2200 people each week.  While the…

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