Most Needed Items

Our most needed items

Updated 16 January 2015 Winter is the season where costs are higher for everyone- heating costs rise and fresh produce is scarce.  Your donations help us serve more than 1400 people in a typical week. Canned and Powdered Milk Canned Meat and Fish (Tuna and Salmon) Canned Fruit and Vegetables …

Hosting a Food Drive? We can help!

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Thinking of holding a food drive?  We can help! We can provide boxes, donation tins, posters, and brochures.  Depending on the details and the amount you have collected, we can even pickup the items from you after the food drive is over. It is thanks to the many businesses, organizations, …

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Thank You Loblaw City Market

Thank you to Loblaw City Market for your generous $1000 donation.  The new Loblaw City Market on Steveston Highway made the donation …

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2014 Hunger Count

Food Banks Canada has released the 2014 Hunger Count, a comprehensive report on food bank usage across Canada.  As a member of …

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Thank You Knights of Columbus!

Thank you to the St Paul’s Catholic Church Knights of Columbus for their generous donation.   Pictured here with RFB office manager …

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How to Read Best Before Dates

There is a lot of confusion around best before dates, expiry dates, and food safety, and justifiably so- there are many different …

BC Thanksgiving Food Drive

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 …

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Hosting a Food Drive? We can help!

Thinking of holding a food drive?  We can help! We can provide boxes, donation tins, posters, and brochures.  Depending on the details …

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Thank you Multi-Faith Food Drive!

Thank you to the congregations of St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Parish, Beth Tikvah Synagogue, St. Anne’s Anglican Parish, and Our Saviour …

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Poverty and Health

This important podcast from the CBC investigates the link between health outcomes and socio-economic factors, especially income level. What they discover matches …