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Serving the Community for 40 Years

By Vivian Chung in RFB News on March 6, 2023

2023 marks the Richmond Food Bank’s 40th anniversary. On March 6th, 1983, the Richmond Food Bank opened its doors to its first clients. 20 families were served that day at Howard de Beck School. Since then, we’ve moved around Richmond, including The Public Works Yard on Lynas Lane and two locations in Steveston. In 2007,…

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March 2023 Distribution Schedule Changes

By Vivian Chung in RFB News on February 14, 2023

In March, we will be seeing some changes to our grocery distribution hours. Beginning March 2nd, 2023, we will be introducing a Seniors Only Distribution on Thursday mornings from 11am-2pm. Roughly 24% of the people we serve are seniors and we recognize how difficult it can be for some of the older clients in our community…

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December 2022 Hours of Operation & Grocery Distribution Schedule

By Hajira Hussain in RFB News on December 20, 2022

Happy Holidays! Here is our Holiday Schedule for December 2022 and early January 2023. Please note that we will have an extended grocery distribution on Thursday December 22nd. There will be a morning distribution from 11am-2pm  and an evening distribution from 5pm-7:30pm at our main 5800 Cedarbridge Way location. This one time extended distribution is…

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Holiday Matching Campaign 2022

By Hajira Hussain in Donation on November 22, 2022

From December 1st until December 31st 2022, Peterson is matching donations up to $10,000! This marks the seventh 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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BC Thanksgiving Food Drive 2022

By Hajira Hussain in Community Events on September 19, 2022

The Richmond Food Bank Society is looking forward to 14th annual BC Thanksgiving Food Drive that takes place from September 19th-24th, this year. This province wide initiative raises thousands of pounds of quality non perishable food, in support of food banks across BC. The goal this year is to raise over 600,000lbs of non perishable…

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