RFB in the Community

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2018 Taking Care of Business Breakfast

By Alex Nixon in Community Events on April 20, 2018

We had a wonderful time at Pathways Clubhouse‘s Taking Care of Business  breakfast on Wednesday 18 April in the Executive Hotel. Pathways Clubhouse is a charity in Richmond that “offers hope, encouragement and opportunities to people who live with mental illness.”  Pathways provides a supported environment for people as they strive towards mental wellness, transitional…

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Happy Birthday to Us!

By Alex Nixon in RFB in the Community on March 27, 2018

The Richmond Food Bank turned 35 this March- we officially opened our doors in March 1983 at St Alban Church! We were originally planned as a temporary source of support during an economic downturn.  However, the need only grew. We served 20 families the first day with grocery hampers.  Today, we serve more than 2200…

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2017 Steveston Dragon Boat Festival!

By Alex Nixon in Donation on October 6, 2017

We had a lot of fun at the Steveston Dragon Boat Festival on Saturday 26 August 2017! The RFB Volunteers’ Dragon Boat team competed very well in the races, coming in 4th in their division.  We’re proud of the team’s dedication and sportsmanship- they represented us well! We enjoyed being part of the festivities during…

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RFB at the 2016 Salmon Festival

By Alex Nixon in RFB in the Community on September 14, 2016

It was a pleasure and a privilege to be part of this year’s Salmon Festival Parade on 1 July 2016. 30 RFB volunteers and staff joined over 70 floats to celebrate Canada Day and our community.  We greeted 50 000 people and were thrilled with the warm welcome we received. After the parade we enjoyed…

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Congratulations RFB Volunteers’ Dragon Boat Team!

By Alex Nixon in RFB in the Community on September 1, 2016

Congratulations to our RFB Volunteers’ Dragon Boat Team for their Silver Medal Finish at the 2016 Steveston Dragon Boat Festival!   The RFB Volunteers’ team fiercely competed in four races, ending up in the Consolation D Division for the final race where they placed 2nd! The weather was beautiful and hot, but that didn’t deter…

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