Information about Poverty

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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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New! Additional Grocery Distribution Times and Locations

By Keith Yee in Information about Poverty on November 10, 2015

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…

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