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Classic Datsun & Nissan Show Donates to the Friends in Need

The First Annual Datsun & Nissan Car Show was a big success and raised $415 from registrations of the participants. West Coast Nissan Managers John & Glen and organizer Chauntelle present a cheque to Mary. Kudos & a big thank … Continue reading

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PANCAKE BREAKFAST September 26

Come and join us rain for shine and enjoy a pancake breakfast by donation on the Bandstand overlooking Memorial Peace Park. Kiwanis teams up with Friends in Need to flip pancakes and raise funds for the food bank. Be sure … Continue reading

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International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers Deliver

Bill MacPherson, President of Local Lodge 1857 has been busy delivering Protein for People to food banks through the Lower Mainland. He dropped by the Friends in Need in August and dropped off 60 pounds of canned salmon! Thanks Machinists … Continue reading

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Camp Kilimanjaro’s Food Drive Collected 380 pounds!!

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The campers who attended the Christian Life Assembly “Camp Kilimanjaro” were asked to bring a non-perishable item for the Friends in Need Food Bank. Today was the end of camp and a total of 380 pounds of food had been … Continue reading

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Back to School Packs

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Several volunteers are putting together student kits for children aged 5 to 13. The kits will include basic school supplies (paper, pencils, coloured pencils, etc.) Consider purchasing extra when shopping for your children and donate to the Friends in Need … Continue reading

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MISSION MINIMUM COMMUNITY TRAINING GARDEN SHARES ITS HARVEST!

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The good people at Mission Minimum continue to share the bounty from their “Community Training Garden” with several non-profit organizations in the valley and Friends in Need Food Bank is fortunate to be one of them. Our clients appreciate the … Continue reading

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VCMC & Justice Institute choose Friends in Need

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VCMC & Justice Institute choose Friends in Need… President Fabrice Renaud of The VCMC Motorsport Club presented a cheque in the amount of $1,906  to Friends in Need past director Johanne Rensmaags on Saturday, May 2, 2015. This is the … Continue reading

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LOBLAWS IS EXTRA SUPER

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Maple Ridge Extra Foods and Pitt Meadows Real Canadian Superstore participated in Loblaw’s nationwide 2014 Holiday Food Drive and 2015 Spring Food Drive. The total combined amount raised through both stores was more than $14,000 and 2,400 lbs of food. … Continue reading

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JRfm Basics for Babies Campaign

    The 2014 JRfm Basics for Babies Campaign was an astounding success and the Friends in Need Food Bank was the recipient of $5,832 which will be used for layettes for newborns and other necessities for children up to … Continue reading

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Firefighters for Families

The Firefighters were out in force on Saturday December 13 shaking their boots collecting toys for the Hamper Society; food for the Friends in Need and cash for both.  They began doing this in 2002 and has been an annual … Continue reading

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Coast Capital Savings Donation

Mary Robson, Executive Director receives a cheque from Coast Capital Savings Pitt Meadows Branch in the amount of $855. Cheque was presented by Veronica Jackson, Branch Manager and Aaron Theilade, Financial Planner. Thank you Veronica & Aaron for choosing Friends … Continue reading

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Kiwanis Club of Golden Ears

On Saturday, December 13, Maple Ridge Mayor Nicole Read joined the Golden Ears Kiwanis Club Members at Garibaldi Senior Secondary for their third annual Children’s Christmas Party. The packed room (over 200) was the scene of a festive affair for … Continue reading

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Client First Mortgage Shopping Spree

Nathan Isherwood and Steve D’Souza, owners of Client First Mortgage Solutions Went shopping at the 227th Save-On-Foods this week and bought $2,000 worth of food for the Friends in Need Food Bank. Every time a mortgage is funded at Client … Continue reading

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VanCity Donation

Friends in Need Food Bank is pleased to be one of the chosen charities of the Maple Ridge VanCity. Branch Manager Vanita Dennis presented a cheque to Executive Director Mary Robson at the branch on December 10, 2014.

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Helping hand from St Pat’s grade 4 class

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Thank you to St. Pat’s Grade Four Class volunteers who visited and helped at the Friends in Need Food Bank.  

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Marks Work Wear Supports Friends in Need

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On Saturday, December 6 Marks Work Wear House helped raise almost $500 for Friends in Need Food Bank on the Customer Appreciation Day. Volunteers Wayne McQuillan and Peter Boekhorst were the BBQ masters.

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