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2016 Food Banks BC AGM

By Keith Yee in RFB in the Community on May 27, 2016

We had a wonderful time at the 2016 Food Banks BC AGM, held on Sunday 15 May to Tuesday 17 May 2016 in Victoria, BC! The Food Banks BC AGM is an opportunity for us to meet with other food banks, learn from experts on issues facing NPOs, charities, and food banks, and make connections…

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2016 Strategic Planning Session

By Keith Yee in RFB News on March 7, 2016

Our 2016 Strategic Planning session, held on Saturday 30 January 2016, was a rousing success! Every year, RFB directors and staff come together to look at the challenges our community faces and the obstacles and advantages we have in addressing those challenges.  The Strategic Planning Session is an opportunity for us to creatively think through…

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A Christmas Message from RFB President Sheila Johnston

By Keith Yee in RFB News on December 24, 2015

A Christmas message from Sheila Johnston, Richmond Food Bank President: Your donations, gifts, and volunteer hours are essential to providing reliable year-round service as we receive no public funding. With your support, our volunteers give grocery assistance to 1350 to 1450 people in a week. During our distributions we also offer Nutritious Recipe Demonstrations, Play…

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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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