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2016 Volunteers’ BBQ

By Alex Nixon in Volunteers on October 14, 2016

We were blessed with another beautiful day for our 2016 Volunteers’ BBQ on Sunday 14 August 2016! Over 100 volunteers and their partners enjoyed burgers, salads, ice cream, and more goodies in beautiful Paulik Park.  Thank you to RFB directors Ed Yee and Steve Miller for grilling the burgers! We also enjoyed tours of Paulik…

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RFB at the 2016 Salmon Festival

By Alex Nixon in RFB in the Community on September 14, 2016

It was a pleasure and a privilege to be part of this year’s Salmon Festival Parade on 1 July 2016. 30 RFB volunteers and staff joined over 70 floats to celebrate Canada Day and our community.  We greeted 50 000 people and were thrilled with the warm welcome we received. After the parade we enjoyed…

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Congratulations RFB Volunteers’ Dragon Boat Team!

By Alex Nixon in RFB in the Community on September 1, 2016

Congratulations to our RFB Volunteers’ Dragon Boat Team for their Silver Medal Finish at the 2016 Steveston Dragon Boat Festival!   The RFB Volunteers’ team fiercely competed in four races, ending up in the Consolation D Division for the final race where they placed 2nd! The weather was beautiful and hot, but that didn’t deter…

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Volunteer Appreciation Dinner 2016

By Alex Nixon in Thank You on July 15, 2016

Our annual Volunteer Appreciation Dinner was a superb night! On Monday 18 April 2016, RFB volunteers and their sweethearts- more than 140 people in total- came together to eat at the ANAF Unit 284 in Steveston.  It was a celebration of our hard work to help our neighbours in need and of our community. We…

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RFB Guidelines on Tax Receipts for In-Kind Donations

By Alex Nixon in Donation on July 13, 2016

The Richmond Food Bank is very grateful for your donations that enable us to serve more than 1400 people each week through our grocery distribution and more than 700 people through the food we provide to our community partners.  We rely on your support, as we receive no financial support from any level of government.…

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