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BC Thanksgiving Food Drive

By Keith Yee in Community Events on September 11, 2017

We are very excited for the upcoming BC Thanksgiving Food Drive, held on Saturday 16 September 2017. Started in 2009, the BC Thanksgiving Food Drive has collected more than 10 000 lbs of food each year in Richmond alone.  All food collected in Richmond goes to help Richmond residents going through financial difficulties.  Please visit…

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2017 Richmond Poverty Action Forum

By Keith Yee 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 Keith Yee 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 Keith Yee 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 Keith Yee 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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