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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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2016 Tax Services

By Keith Yee in Information about Poverty on March 21, 2016

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…

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