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We Like Fresh Produce Donations!

By Alex in Donation on May 29, 2015

If you’re finding your vegetable garden produces too much food for you and your family, please consider donating your excess fresh fruits and vegetables to the Richmond Food Bank. Fresh fruits and vegetables are essential to our grocery distribution- many of the people we serve are dealing with health concerns and/or are raising children, and…

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Thank you Sinfully the Best!

By Alex in Donation on April 23, 2015

Thank you to Sinfully the Best Chocolates for their very generous donation of $2000! Sinfully the Best employee (C) presents a $2000 cheque to RFB office manager Judy Ying Sun (L) and RFB volunteer Don (R) Sinfully the Best held a raffle for a large chocolate bunny during Easter and sold 1000 tickets for $1…

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Volunteer Celebration- Tea Tasting & Cake Social

By Alex in Volunteers on April 2, 2015

A lovely time was had by all at our 3rd Annual Tea Tasting and Cake Social on Friday 27 February 2015. More than 50 volunteers enjoyed nine different cakes and eight different types of tea, including a mystery tea.  Special thanks goes to Nora, Shona, and Yuri for baking cakes! We then enjoyed a presentation…

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RFB at the Pathways Clubhouse Breakfast

By Alex in RFB in the Community on April 1, 2015

Richmond Food Bank staff, volunteers, and directors had the pleasure of attending the Pathways Clubhouse “Taking Care of Business” Breakfast on Tuesday 10 March 2015.  Pathways Clubhouse is one of our valued community partners, who offers hope, encouragement and opportunities to people who live with mental illness. We arrived before dawn to learn how Pathways Clubhouse supports…

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Featured in the Media- Lola Merenda, RFB Volunteer

By Alex in RFB in the Media on March 20, 2015

Lola Merenda, RFB Board Secretary and Volunteer If you missed it, the Richmond Food Bank’s very own Lola Merenda was featured in a Richmond News article late last year. Lola is a long-time volunteer and member of our board of directors.  As a RFB volunteer, Lola warmly greets the people we serve and signs them…

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