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December 2021 Hours of Operation & Grocery Distribution Schedule

By Hajira Hussain in RFB News on December 20, 2021

Happy Holidays! Here is our Holiday Schedule for December 2021 and early January 2022. Please note that our last grocery distribution of 2021 will be Thursday evening, December 23rd from 6pm-7:30pm at our main 5800 Cedarbridge Way location. There will be no grocery distribution on Saturday, December 25th 2021, or on Saturday, January 1st 2022…

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Peterson Matching Donation Campaign 2021

By Hajira Hussain in Donation on November 30, 2021

From December 1st until December 31st 2021, Peterson is matching donations up to $10,000! This marks the sixth consecutive year that Peterson has generously agreed to match donations during the holiday season to the Richmond Food Bank Society. We are very grateful for this amazing donation matching initiative that doubles the impact of donations for…

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How to Read Best Before Dates

By Hajira Hussain in Food Safety on November 17, 2021

Have you ever been confused by best before dates and expiry dates? If so, it’s no wonder – there are many different codes and symbols used in different parts of the world, and their meaning is not always clear. We hope that this post will answer your questions, and help avoid food waste too. Here…

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Most Needed Items

By Hajira Hussain in Donation on November 17, 2021

Monetary donations allow us to purchase food and resources that are needed the most.  This includes fresh food like fruits, vegetables, protein-rich foods, and dairy products.  For every $1 donated, we can give out about $6 worth of food (based on 2019 data).  Donations of $20 or more are eligible for a tax receipt. How…

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BC Thanksgiving Food Drive September 20 – 25

By Stephanie Shulhan in Community Events on September 7, 2021

The Richmond Food Bank Society is looking forward to the BC Thanksgiving Food Drive that raises thousands of pounds of food each year for food banks across BC. During these uncertain times, every effort will be made to make the initiative contactless and safe for all while raising enough food for our neighbours in need.…

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