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Loblaw Holiday National Food Drive

By Alex Nixon in Donation on December 10, 2017

Loblaw Canada is holding a national food drive throughout the month of December! From 8 December to 24 December, Loblaw stores (including Loblaw’s City Market and Superstore) in Richmond will be accepting nonperishable donations to the Richmond Food Bank. They’re hoping to collect more than 1.3 million lbs of food across Canada for local food…

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Can-struction 2017!

By Alex Nixon in Uncategorized on October 6, 2017

We’re very excited for the upcoming Can-struction event on Sunday 29 October 2017! From 8 am to 11 am at Lansdowne Mall, students from across Richmond will assemble creative designs out of cans of food.  All the non-perishable food items they use will then be donated to the Richmond Food Bank to help our neighbours…

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Margaret Hewlett’s Retirement Celebration

By Alex Nixon 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 Nixon 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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