Food Bank

Thousands of pounds of food are collected each year in the BC Thanksgiving Food Drive headed up by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Langley. (Special to Black Press Media)

Donation drive aims to raise 600,000 pounds of food this year

B.C. Food Drive supports Lower Mainland food banks

 

Matthew Campbell (left), director of the new Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank, hands out food along with volunteers Linda Wing and Kelita Haverland. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale food bank to open Saturdays

Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank will add fourth day of weekly distribution beginning Aug. 7

 

Sierra Sequeira stands with 250 pounds of pasta that the four-year-old raised for the Surrey Food Bank. For her birthday this year, Sierra asked for donations for the food bank instead of gifts. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Four-year-old raises money, food for Surrey Food Bank

Cloverdale preschooler asked for donations, instead of gifts, for her birthday this year

 

Diaper Drop Day organizer Bianca Myddleton, of Coldwell Banker Marquise Realty, hopes the company’s June 12 South Surrey event will collect as many as 100,000 diapers for distribution, to families in need, by Sources Community Resources and Options Community Services. File photo.

Diaper drop planned in South Surrey for Sources, Options

Realty company aims to collect 100,000 for distribution to needy families

Diaper Drop Day organizer Bianca Myddleton, of Coldwell Banker Marquise Realty, hopes the company’s June 12 South Surrey event will collect as many as 100,000 diapers for distribution, to families in need, by Sources Community Resources and Options Community Services. File photo.
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In spirit of Vaisakhi, retailer donates two trucks of groceries to Surrey Food Bank

Fruiticana will deliver more food in the coming days, founder and president Tony Singh says

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Cruise for Your Cause is scheduled for April 24. (Contributed photo)

Cruise For Your Cause to benefit Sources food bank

Car enthusiasts set to cruise through South Surrey and White Rock on April 24

Cruise for Your Cause is scheduled for April 24. (Contributed photo)
Semiahmoo Shopping Centre, in partnership with Shredwise Shredding and Surrey firefighters, raised nearly $8,000 for the Sources South Surrey/White Rock Food Bank. (Contributed photo)

Semiahmoo Shopping Centre raises $7,900 for South Surrey/White Rock food bank

Shredding event held in partnership with Surrey firefighters and Shredwise Shredding

Semiahmoo Shopping Centre, in partnership with Shredwise Shredding and Surrey firefighters, raised nearly $8,000 for the Sources South Surrey/White Rock Food Bank. (Contributed photo)
Church volunteers distribute food at Surrey Food Bank’s newest depot, at Cedar Grove Baptist Church in Whalley/Guildford, on Wednesday morning, March 17. (Photo: twitter.com/SurreyFoodBank)

Surrey Food Bank’s newest depot opens in ‘amazing’ church space to serve Whalley/Guildford

‘We believe this location has the potential to become our largest (depot),’ rep says

Church volunteers distribute food at Surrey Food Bank’s newest depot, at Cedar Grove Baptist Church in Whalley/Guildford, on Wednesday morning, March 17. (Photo: twitter.com/SurreyFoodBank)
Bob Jadis, along with a team of painters and an etch artist, are selling firefly lanterns with 100 per cent of the funds allocated to the Sources South Surrey White Rock Food Bank. (Contributed photo)

Lanterns flying off the shelves as White Rock fundraiser gains momentum

Decorated bottles are on sale for $50, with all of the money donated to the food bank

Bob Jadis, along with a team of painters and an etch artist, are selling firefly lanterns with 100 per cent of the funds allocated to the Sources South Surrey White Rock Food Bank. (Contributed photo)
Sources team members (left to right) Carrie Belanger, Abby Gemino, Tatiana Belyaeva, Yasmin de Joya-Pagal cheer during the 2020 Coldest Night of the Year event. This year’s event will be virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Sources photo)

White Rock’s Coldest Night of the Year fundraiser heats up

Sources approaching $100,000 fundraising goal

Sources team members (left to right) Carrie Belanger, Abby Gemino, Tatiana Belyaeva, Yasmin de Joya-Pagal cheer during the 2020 Coldest Night of the Year event. This year’s event will be virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. (Sources photo)
Sources White Rock/South Surrey Food Bank is located at 2356 156 St. (File photo)

Door-to-door canvassers not working on behalf of Sources Food Bank, says manager

Accredited White Rock, South Surrey, Langley food bank does not canvas for donations

Sources White Rock/South Surrey Food Bank is located at 2356 156 St. (File photo)
People in need receive food from the Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank Nov. 12. The number of registered families at the FVRFB continues to increase says its director Matthew Campbell. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Cloverdale food bank adding an extra distribution day

Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank will now be open 3 days a week

People in need receive food from the Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank Nov. 12. The number of registered families at the FVRFB continues to increase says its director Matthew Campbell. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Sources and Amica volunteers prepared and delivered food to 140 isolated seniors on Christmas Eve. (Contributed photo)

Amica, Sources deliver 140 hot meals to isolated seniors on Christmas Eve

‘It was so worth it. So much so that a lot of us were in tears of happiness,’ volunteer said

Sources and Amica volunteers prepared and delivered food to 140 isolated seniors on Christmas Eve. (Contributed photo)
Former Peace Arch News publisher Linda Klitch, who died in 2011. (File photo)

Donation remembers late Peace Arch News publisher Linda Klitch

Food bank contribution will have ‘profound impact’ during challenging time

Former Peace Arch News publisher Linda Klitch, who died in 2011. (File photo)
B&B Contracting is holding a social media campaign that will raise money for food banks in Langley and Surrey. (B&B Contracting Instagram)

Area contractor using social media campaign to help Langley and Surrey food banks

People have until 5 p.m. Saturday to take part by visiting Instagram post.

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B&B Contracting is holding a social media campaign that will raise money for food banks in Langley and Surrey. (B&B Contracting Instagram)
Tom Jackson and bassist Kirby Barber in a trailer for "The Huron Carole," from video posted to youtube.com.

Tom Jackson’s ‘Huron Carole’ concert in White Rock goes virtual to feed hungry Canadians

Surrey broadcast date of Blue Frog-recorded show is Friday, Dec. 11, to benefit Surrey Food Bank

Tom Jackson and bassist Kirby Barber in a trailer for "The Huron Carole," from video posted to youtube.com.
A new West Coast Seeds pollinator mix of cosmos pays tribute to Dr. Bonnie Henry. (Submitted photo/ We Are The Northern)

New blend by West Coast Seeds to bloom in Dr. Bonnie Henry’s name

Cosmo blend designed to attract bees, and marketed with tagline ‘Bee Calm, Bee Kind, Bee Safe’

A new West Coast Seeds pollinator mix of cosmos pays tribute to Dr. Bonnie Henry. (Submitted photo/ We Are The Northern)
The Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank recently added a massive tented area stretched up and between two shipping canisters in order to continue to serve people outside during the winter. The need for the food bank continues to increase, says its director Matthew Campbell. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

‘Crazy’ increase in demand for food bank in Cloverdale

Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank serves people in Langley, Delta, Surrey, White Rock

The Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank recently added a massive tented area stretched up and between two shipping canisters in order to continue to serve people outside during the winter. The need for the food bank continues to increase, says its director Matthew Campbell. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Left, Rowena Leivo early on in her volunteer career with the South Surrey/White Rock Food Bank. Right, Leivo in the food bank Tuesday. (Contributed photos)

After 34 years, ‘The Boss’ retires from South Surrey Food Bank volunteer gig

Rowena Leivo, 90, spent a third of her life volunteering at the food bank

Left, Rowena Leivo early on in her volunteer career with the South Surrey/White Rock Food Bank. Right, Leivo in the food bank Tuesday. (Contributed photos)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons Thursday October 8, 2020 in Ottawa. Trudeau will announce today more federal funding for food banks across Canada to help them meet the surge in demand for their services caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Trudeau to announce more federal funding for food banks during pandemic

Back in April, the federal government gave $100 million to national, regional and local organizations

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons Thursday October 8, 2020 in Ottawa. Trudeau will announce today more federal funding for food banks across Canada to help them meet the surge in demand for their services caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld