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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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Thank You Graham Construction!

By Alex in Uncategorized on July 20, 2015

We are so grateful for the work done by Graham Construction on our warehouse, early childhood education area, and offices on Friday 10 July 2015. Graham Construction brought in a crew from their Garden City site and local offices to paint our offices, renovate our Play & Learn area, and repair our warehouse walls and…

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2014 Hunger Count

By Alex in Uncategorized on November 21, 2014

Food Banks Canada has released the 2014 Hunger Count, a comprehensive report on food bank usage across Canada.  As a member of Food Banks BC and Food Banks Canada, the Richmond Food Bank participates in the Hunger Count by providing anonymous statistics. We encourage everyone to read the report- it has fascinating statistics and highlights…

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2014 Salmon Festival Parade

By Alex in Uncategorized on July 14, 2014

On Canada Day 2014, Richmond Food Bank volunteers, staff, and friends walked in the 2014 Steveston Salmon Festival. We always have a lot of fun walking in the parade, and this year’s version was no different.  We enjoyed waving to the tens of thousands of people there and seeing the other parade floats (all of…

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