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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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Mid-Autumn Charity Dating Auction

By Hajira Hussain in RFB News on September 12, 2015

The Richmond Food Bank has been named the beneficiary of the Mid-Autumn Festival Charity Dating Auction. This exciting event is being presented by the Richmond News in partnership with Aberdeen Centre. Some of Richmond’s finest professionals and businesses have offered their expertise to the winning bidders. Lots of amazing packages to be won with the minimum bid starting…

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BC Thanksgiving Food Drive

By Hajira Hussain in RFB News on September 10, 2015

The annual BC Thanksgiving Food Drive is just around the corner and our volunteers are busy preparing for this year’s food drive that will take place between September 14th-18th with collection day on Saturday the 19th. Get involved in this province wide initiative with your kind donations and help bring hope to families within your neighbourhood.…

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RFB AGM- AGM and Annual Activities Report

By Keith Yee in RFB News on June 26, 2015

The Richmond Food Bank Society held a very successful Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 17 June from 7 pm to 8 pm. Our current volunteer board of directors were re-elected for a one-year term, with two new directors being elected for a one-year term.  The current RFB board of directors is: President: Sheila Johnston Vice-President:…

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How to Read Best Before Dates

By Keith Yee in Information about Food Security on September 30, 2014

There is a lot of confusion around best before dates, expiry dates, and food safety, and justifiably so- there are many different codes and symbols used.  We hope that this post will answer your questions: Best Before Dates: Best before dates are only required on products with a shelf life of less than 90 days,…

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