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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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BC Thanksgiving Food Drive

By Hajira Hussain in RFB News on September 13, 2014

BC Thanksgiving Food Drive Once again we are gearing up for the annual BC Thanksgiving Food Drive taking place from September 15th to the 20th.  The BCTFD is a province wide initiative that helps feed thousands of needy neighbours across BC who rely on food banks for their basic nutritional needs. Last year they collected more than…

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Administration Costs

By Keith Yee in Donation on July 25, 2014

We are grateful to have earned the support of our community over our 31 years of continuous operation.  Local businesses, organizations, and individuals give time, money, and food so we serve over 1400 people each week and provide food to Richmond’s shelters, drop-in programs, and many community meals. There are many worthy causes in our…

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A Message from RFB President Richard Rand

By Keith Yee in RFB News on June 25, 2014

The Richmond Food Bank Society’s Annual General Meeting was on Wednesday 18 June 2014.  As a registered charity and non-profit organization governed by a volunteer Board of Directors, we are required to hold a general meeting annually. There are required items at the AGM: we review the financial audit prepared by our auditors Reid Hurst…

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