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New! Additional Perishable Grocery Distributions on Mondays and Fridays at Cedarbridge Way

By Stephanie Shulhan in Information about Poverty on January 7, 2020

The Richmond Food Bank now offers a perishable grocery distribution that is held on Mondays and Fridays (except on stat holidays), from 11am – 1pm, only at #100 5800 Cedarbridge Way. Here is what you need to know if you plan to pick up food at a perishable grocery distribution: Time and Location: 11am –…

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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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Services for Homeless People in Richmond

By Keith Yee in Information about Poverty on March 29, 2018

Since the announcement of the modular housing project on Elmbridge, we have been asked about what services we offer for homeless people in Richmond. We help Richmond’s homeless population primarily through three programs: our Grocery Distribution program- in 2017, we served 72 people who didn’t have residences (including people who live on the streets and…

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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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2017 Richmond Poverty Action Forum

By Keith Yee in Community Events on August 31, 2017

Our good friends at the Richmond Poverty Response Committee are holding the first-ever “Richmond Poverty Action Forum” on Thursday 28 September from 9 am to 4 pm at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel. The Action Forum brings together Richmond residents experiencing poverty, people working on issues related to poverty, and decision-makers for an open dialogue…

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