Food Bank

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

 

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

 

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

 

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.

  • Dec 11, 2020
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
PHOTOS: Whalley baseball players pitch in to help Surrey Food Bank

PHOTOS: Whalley baseball players pitch in to help Surrey Food Bank

Month-long food drive results in three trucks loaded with donations

PHOTOS: Whalley baseball players pitch in to help Surrey Food Bank
Volunteers package up donations during the BC Thanksgiving Food Drive. (Contributed photo)

Thanksgiving Food Drive ‘the most successful ever’

More than 21,000 pounds of food collected for Sources Food Bank in South Surrey/White Rock

Volunteers package up donations during the BC Thanksgiving Food Drive. (Contributed photo)
From left: CARP chapter president Ramona Kaptyn, Sources CEO David Young, CARP communications director April Lewis and Carp events director Denice Thompson. (Contributed photo)

CARP donates $500 to Sources Community Resource Centres

Food security of utmost importance for senior Canadians

From left: CARP chapter president Ramona Kaptyn, Sources CEO David Young, CARP communications director April Lewis and Carp events director Denice Thompson. (Contributed photo)
Surrey Food Bank executive director Feezah Jaffer at the organization’s new home in Newton on Monday, July 6. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Surrey Food Bank opens huge new ‘forever home’ in Newton

New warehouse on 78th Avenue is close to three times the size of the food bank’s old site in Whalley

Surrey Food Bank executive director Feezah Jaffer at the organization’s new home in Newton on Monday, July 6. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
Paul Wilson, from Source It Solutions in Langley, drops the first of two refrigerated shipping containers onto the Pacific Community Church parking lot outside the Cloverdale Community Kitchen. The CCK will use the containers to store food as they’ve seen a surge in demand for their services after the COVID-19 pandemic hit. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Army & Navy gifts truckloads of food to Cloverdale food bank

COVID-19 demand outstrips supply at the Cloverdale Community Kitchen

Paul Wilson, from Source It Solutions in Langley, drops the first of two refrigerated shipping containers onto the Pacific Community Church parking lot outside the Cloverdale Community Kitchen. The CCK will use the containers to store food as they’ve seen a surge in demand for their services after the COVID-19 pandemic hit. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
(The Canadian Press)

Details on federal food buy-back program coming soon, Bibeau says

The funds won’t address the entirety of the problem facing farmers

(The Canadian Press)
Feezah Jaffer, executive director of Surrey Food Bank. (File photo)

Surrey Food Bank’s ‘huge’ move to Newton begins this month

‘We’re going to have space to do the things that we haven’t had a chance to do before’

Feezah Jaffer, executive director of Surrey Food Bank. (File photo)
Realtor Tom Devlin stands with Courtney van den Boogaard, manager of community engagement for the Cloverdale Community Kitchen, May 23 during the Cloverdale Community Food Drive. Devlin organized the food drive to support the Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank – w (Submitted photo: Christopher M. Johnson Photography)

Cloverdale food drive supports Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank

Event raises nearly $10,000 in cash and non-perishable goods for Surrey’s newest food bank

Realtor Tom Devlin stands with Courtney van den Boogaard, manager of community engagement for the Cloverdale Community Kitchen, May 23 during the Cloverdale Community Food Drive. Devlin organized the food drive to support the Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank – w (Submitted photo: Christopher M. Johnson Photography)
Surrey Food Bank’s Feezah Jaffer’s face on Cheerios box, in tribute to food bank heroes. (Submitted photo)

Surrey Food Bank boss Feezah Jaffer on Cheerios box

It’s part of a General Mills campaign honouring food bank heroes

Surrey Food Bank’s Feezah Jaffer’s face on Cheerios box, in tribute to food bank heroes. (Submitted photo)
Sunny Sharma and Sukh Mahil presented Aldergrove Food Bank managers Mary van Zuuk and Tannis Percival a cheque for their first two month’s rent on Saturday, May 16. (Sarah Grochowski photo)

Aldergrove man covers first two months rent for food bank in new digs

Sunny Sharma surprised the managers with a $1,000 cheque Saturday during their move

Sunny Sharma and Sukh Mahil presented Aldergrove Food Bank managers Mary van Zuuk and Tannis Percival a cheque for their first two month’s rent on Saturday, May 16. (Sarah Grochowski photo)