Category "Information about Poverty"
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BC Poverty Reduction Coalition calls for continuation of temporary $300/month support for those on disability and income assistance
The $300 increase for PWD and IA was life changing. We have until the March 31 budget meeting to raise the volume on this issue. Take action from home: https://www.300tolive.org/campaign.html#A2 As reported in a recent article, the BC Poverty Reduction Coalition has called on the provincial government to continue the temporary COVID-19 support ($300 monthly)…Read More
Richmond Community Food Access Report 2020
Richmond-Community-Food-Access-ReportDownload This Richmond Community Food Access Report – “Food Brings Community” – looks at access to food among vulnerable people in Richmond, BC in the summer of 2020. Included is a summary of key informant interviews with staff and volunteers from church communities that have been providing community food programs for vulnerable individuals, many for…Read More
New! Additional Perishable Grocery Distributions on Mondays and Fridays at Cedarbridge Way
Please note that this program is on hold until further notice due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Richmond Food Bank now offers a perishable grocery distribution that is held on Mondays and Fridays (except on stat holidays), from 11am – 1pm, only at #100 5800 Cedarbridge Way. Here is what you need to know if…Read More
You’re invited to Eat Think Vote Richmond – Thursday Sept 26th!
If you could talk to the next federal government about food in your community, what would you say? Have your say! There is still time to register for Eat Think Vote, Richmond. You can sign up for this free event now at the following link: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/eat-think-vote-richmond-tickets-70206721193 Date And Time: Thu, 26 September 2019, 6:00 PM…Read More
Services for Homeless People in Richmond
Since the announcement of the modular housing project on Elmbridge, we have been asked about what services we offer for homeless people in Richmond. We help Richmond’s homeless population primarily through three programs: our Grocery Distribution program- in 2017, we served 72 people who didn’t have residences (including people who live on the streets and…Read More