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Food Recovery Revolution

By Stephanie Shulhan in Donation on March 23, 2021

Fresh fruits and vegetables are essential for everyone, and especially for underserved communities facing barriers to accessing healthy foods. Many of the people we serve at the Richmond Food Bank are dealing with health issues or caring for dependents with health concerns. In addition, many of those using the food bank are children (about 27%)…

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BC Poverty Reduction Coalition calls for continuation of temporary $300/month support for those on disability and income assistance

By Stephanie Shulhan in Information about Food Security on December 6, 2020

The $300 increase for PWD and IA was life changing. We have until the March 31 budget meeting to raise the volume on this issue. Take action from home: https://www.300tolive.org/campaign.html#A2 As reported in a recent article, the BC Poverty Reduction Coalition has called on the provincial government to continue the temporary COVID-19 support ($300 monthly)…

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Richmond Community Food Access Report 2020

By Stephanie Shulhan in Information about Food Security on November 17, 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…

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You’re invited to Eat Think Vote Richmond – Thursday Sept 26th!

By Stephanie Shulhan in Community Events on September 24, 2019

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…

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March is Nutrition Month!

By Keith Yee in Community Events on March 6, 2018

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…

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