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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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2017 December Grocery Distribution Schedule

By Keith Yee in RFB News on December 8, 2017

We’re happy to announce our 2017 December grocery distribution schedule!Our last grocery distribution of 2017 will be Thursday 21 December 6 pm to 7 pm at our Cedarbridge Way location.  There will be no grocery distribution from 22 December 2017 to 1 January 2018.  The first grocery distribution in 2018 will be Tuesday 2 January…

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Our New Walk-In Cooler and Freezer- Thank You Food Banks BC!

By Keith Yee in Donation on November 22, 2017

Because of a grant from Food Banks BC, we have a new walk-in cooler and freezer! Our new walk-in cooler and freezer greatly expands our capacity to store perishable food, allowing us to accept more fresh fruits & vegetables, dairy items, and even meat!  Expanding the donations we can accept and being able to purchase…

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2017 RFB Annual General Meeting

By Keith Yee in RFB News on July 26, 2017

On Wednesday 21 June 2017, we held our Annual General Meeting. AGMs are required under the BC Societies Act to elect the board of directors for the upcoming year.  At our AGM, we re-elected our 11 person board of directors.  You can learn about them on our About Us page. We also took the time…

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2016 RFB Annual General Meeting

By Keith Yee in RFB News on June 24, 2016

We held our annual general meeting on Wednesday 15 June 2016 in the Richmond Food Bank. The 2016-2017 RFB Board of Directors with past RFB Director Sheila Johnston As a NPO in BC and a registered charity in Canada, we are required to hold a meeting of the Richmond Food Bank Society’s members every year. …

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