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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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Thank You Graham Construction!

By Alex in Uncategorized on July 20, 2015

We are so grateful for the work done by Graham Construction on our warehouse, early childhood education area, and offices on Friday 10 July 2015. Graham Construction brought in a crew from their Garden City site and local offices to paint our offices, renovate our Play & Learn area, and repair our warehouse walls and…

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RFB AGM- AGM and Annual Activities Report

By Alex in RFB News on June 26, 2015

The Richmond Food Bank Society held a very successful Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 17 June from 7 pm to 8 pm. Our current volunteer board of directors were re-elected for a one-year term, with two new directors being elected for a one-year term.  The current RFB board of directors is: President: Sheila Johnston Vice-President:…

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