Welcome To The Friends In Need Food Bank
FRIENDS IN NEED FOOD BANK SOCIETY
A Message From the Executive Director re: COVID-19
We know that COVID-19 is causing a lot of anxiety for residents and we would like to advise you that our volunteers, staff and directors at the food bank will do everything possible to maintain client services through this difficult time.
Some of our staff and volunteers are self-isolating themselves because of either health issues, recent travel or they are in the high risk target group of 60 years plus. We have been taking measures and following protocols over the past two weeks, but it has come to the point that we must further reduce the risk of exposing our volunteers and staff to the virus.
Therefore, effective immediately, clients will not be given access to the food bank facility. Instead they will be given prepacked food based on product we have available. We have seen a decline in perishable product we get from our local grocers and attribute this to the panic buying. We hope that the food supply chain will get back to normal so we will have fresh product available.
Please be patient with and respectful of the volunteers who are continuing to attend the food bank so we can continue to serve those in need.
-Mary Robson, Executive Director
The Friends in Need Food Bank serves the community of Ridge Meadows BC.
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Our food bank offers support to local residents, schools and charity organizations who require food supplies to support them or their food programs. Providing food for school programs helps to ensure that no child goes hungry. If you are interested in starting a local school food program and need food, give us a call. If you have any questions or want more information on any of our programs or your organization needs our help please contact us.
HOW CAN YOU HELP ?
You can also help the food bank by donating $2.00 at the supermarket by purchasing a share coupon. Share coupons are sold at Save On Foods, Safeway, Thrifty Foods and Real Canadian Superstore.
Thank you for helping support those in need in our community
The Friends in Need Food Bank is a member of Food Banks Canada and Food Banks BC and abides by their Code of Ethics.
The Friends In Need Food Bank Society is an incorporated society (S-00030881) in B.C. and a registered charity with Canada Revenue Agency (88913-8772-RR0001)
WE DO NOT SOLICIT MONEY NOR DONATIONS DOOR TO DOOR OR VIA TELEPHONE. WE OPERATE SOLELY ON THE GENEROUS DONATIONS FROM OUR COMMUNITY AND SPONSORS.
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