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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 Food Safety 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, and help avoid food waste too. A major take-home message is this: If you have canned or other non-perishable…

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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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