Category "Information about Poverty"
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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
2017 Richmond Poverty Action Forum
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…Read More
2016 Tax Services
There are benefits to filing your taxes even if you don’t have income to report. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) administers many benefits, including the GST/HST rebate, the Canada Child Tax Benefit, and the Universal Child Care Benefit. However, you need to file your taxes to receive these benefits. If you need help in filing…Read More
New! Additional Grocery Distribution Times and Locations
The Richmond Food Bank has launched two new distribution locations and times: Boyd Depot on Mondays from 3:30 to 5 pm (at Hugh Boyd Secondary Portable – 9200 No 1 Rd) Blundell Depot on Saturdays from 10 am to 11:30 am (at Richmond Baptist Church – 6640 Blundell Rd) Those are in addition to our…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