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The Richmond Food Bank is now a Good Food Organization!

By Stephanie Shulhan in RFB in the Community on November 24, 2018

The Richmond Food Bank is pleased to announce that we have joined Community Food Centres Canada’s Good Food Organizations program to showcase our commitment to offering impactful community food programs based in principles of health, empowerment, and respect. With over 175 other Good Food Organizations and 10 Community Food Centres across the country, we are…

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2018 Taking Care of Business Breakfast

By Keith Yee 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 Keith Yee 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 Keith Yee 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 Keith Yee 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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