Category "Information about Food Security"
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BC Poverty Reduction Coalition calls for continuation of temporary $300/month support for those on disability and income assistance
As reported in an article published today, the BC Poverty Reduction Coalition has called on the provincial government to continue the temporary COVID-19 support ($300 monthly) for people on disability and income assistance. The temporary top-up is scheduled to end after December. The coalition is also calling for investments in affordable housing. “Too many people…Read More
Richmond Community Food Access Report 2020
Richmond-Community-Food-Access-ReportDownload This Richmond Community Food Access Report – “Food Brings Community” – looks at access to food among vulnerable people in Richmond, BC in the summer of 2020. Included is a summary of key informant interviews with staff and volunteers from church communities that have been providing community food programs for vulnerable individuals, many for…Read More
You’re invited to Eat Think Vote Richmond – Thursday Sept 26th!
If you could talk to the next federal government about food in your community, what would you say? Have your say! There is still time to register for Eat Think Vote, Richmond. You can sign up for this free event now at the following link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/eat-think-vote-richmond-tickets-70206721193 Date And Time: Thu, 26 September 2019, 6:00 PM…Read More
March is Nutrition Month!
March is Nutrition Month, and we’re happy to celebrate it! Nutrition is always our focus at the Richmond Food Bank- we work hard to make sure we’re offering healthy, nutritious food to the people we serve. We aim to ensure that 1/3 of what we give out is fresh fruits and vegetables, and purchase fresh…Read More
Poverty and Health
This important podcast from the CBC investigates the link between health outcomes and socio-economic factors, especially income level. What they discover matches what we hear from the people we serve. Many of our neighbours in need suffer from illness or/and mental health issues and take longer to recover from illness. That is why we focus…Read More