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Margaret Hewlett’s Retirement Celebration

By Alex in Uncategorized on March 6, 2017

On Friday 24 February 2017, our community came together to celebrate former RFB Executive Director Margaret Hewlett and her 28 years of service to Richmond. A packed house of RFB volunteers, people from our partner agencies, donors, and elected officials attended the festivities to recognize all that Margaret has done to help our neighbours in…

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A Message from RFB President Sheila Johnston

By Alex in Uncategorized on January 27, 2016

Here is a message from Sheila Johnston, President of the Richmond Food Bank: Dear Neighbours, On behalf of the Richmond Food Bank, I want to thank our supporters for your donations to help our neighbours in need.  Your gifts of money, food, services, and time enabled us to provide grocery service and related assistance more…

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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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2015 Steveston Dragon Boat Festival

By Alex in Uncategorized on August 28, 2015

We had a wonderful time at the 2015 Steveston Dragon Boat Festival! This all-day event on Saturday 22 August featured 78 teams from across BC and Washington, including our very own RFB Volunteers’ Dragon Boat Team! The team made us proud, and we also collected nearly $1000 in donations, plus 100 lbs of food! Thank…

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2015 RFB Volunteers’ BBQ

By Alex in Uncategorized on August 25, 2015

All of us had a lot of fun at our annual Volunteers’ BBQ on Sunday 16 August 2015. More than 100 volunteers and their families enjoyed a wonderful dinner at bucolic Paulik Park.  RFB Directors Heath Newman and Ed Yee fired up the grills for hamburgers, hot dogs, and chicken burgers, while RFB staff served…

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