The Richmond Hill Community Food Bank Needs Help

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Our neighbours shouldn't be hungry.

Right now the need is high.  In October alone 52 NEW families that the food bank had never served before were registered.

The Richmond Hill Community Food Bank is an independently run, non-profit, non-government agency, founded to provide temporary emergency food assistance to those in need. 

Clients can visit the food bank every 30 days and receive 3-4 days of food assistance.

Here's a list of URGENTLY NEEDED ITEMS:

  • canned fruit
  • canned tomatoes
  • canned beans
  • dried beans in a bag
  • tinned stew
  • canned meat and fish
  • canned vegetables
  • peanut butter
  • jam
  • instant coffee
  • tea
  • toothpaste
  • toothbrushes
  • soap
  • toilet paper

Are you thinking about the children whose family has needed to come to the food bank.

  • pudding and fruit cups for school children.
  • diapers, especially the larger sizes such as 4, 5 and 6.

Please pick up a few extra items to donate when you are out shopping.
Could your workplace, book club, running group, hockey team, condo association ....... organize a food drive?  

Here's the link to their website www.richmondhillcommunityfoodbank.ca  You can easily make an on-line donation there.

 

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