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Ramadan Food Drive

By Hajira Hussain in RFB News on June 28, 2018

Thank you to the Ismaili and the Shia Muslim Community of Richmond for their generous donation of over 700 lbs of food! The Muslim community from the Ismaili Community Centre & Jamatkhana and Az-Zahraa Islamic Centre, ran a Ramadan Food Drive at their respective mosques and collected non-perishable food items during the holy month of…

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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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Happy Easter! Here are RFB’s hours for the 2018 Easter Weekend

By Keith Yee in RFB News on March 27, 2018

Happy Easter! We are closed on Friday 30 March all day for Good Friday. On Saturday 31 March, our Cedarbridge Way office (10 am to 2 pm) and Blundell Grocery Depot (10 am to 11:30 am) will be open as usual. Our Cedarbridge Way office will be open on Monday 2 April as usual- 9…

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We are closed on BC Family Day

By Keith Yee in RFB News on February 9, 2018

Both our offices and our Boyd Grocery Depot will be closed on Monday 12 February 2018 for BC Family Day. Our offices will reopen on Tuesday 13 February at 9 am.  The next grocery depot will be our Daniels Depot on Tuesday 13 February from 3:30 to 5 pm.  The next Boyd Grocery Depot will…

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We Accept Perishable Food from Businesses

By Keith Yee in Donation on January 15, 2018

Does your business have excess or close-dated perishable food items?  Want to make sure that they get used instead of being discarded or going into the compost? The Richmond Food Bank will gratefully accept your items! An example of what we received from Shoppers Drug Mart at Richmond Centre We accept perishable food items from…

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