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We recognize the unceded and traditional territories of the Katzie and Kwantlen First Nations. We respectfully acknowledge the many nations who are represented by the urban Indigenous population in the Ridge Meadows Community.

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Summer Employment

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Home Show Family Fest

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Come and visit us at the Ridge Meadows Home Show. Friday May 3rd from 4pm to 9pm Saturday May 4th from 10am to 8pm Sunday May 5th from 10am to 4pm Lots of fun for the whole family! Planet Ice … Continue reading

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Pitt Meadows Food Drive

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Get yourself down to The Westbrook or Save-On-Foods Pitt Meadows, Saturday April 27th from 9am to 2pm for hot dogs cooked by the Pitt Meadows Lions and join in our challenge to see how much food we can collect in … Continue reading

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A Special Thanks to our Grant Partners!

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The Friends in Need Food Bank would like to extend a special “Thank You!” to two of our grant partners for the completion of our re-racking project. Food Banks Canada‘s Capacity Boost Grant and the The Wallmart Foundation enabled us … Continue reading

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CP Holiday Train

The 20th annual CP Holiday Train rolls into town tomorrow at 7:30pm in Port Haney! Bring a donation for the Food Bank and enjoy brightly lit rail cars (there’s 14!) & a fabulous concert featuring the Sam Roberts Band. Park … Continue reading

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Firefighters for Families

We’ll be in Maple Ridge & Pitt Meadows tomorrow from 10am to 4pm, please come and show your support at any one of the below locations: Pitt Meadows: Save On Foods, Shoppers Drug Mart, Starbucks @ Meadowvale Mall, 19150 Lougheed … Continue reading

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Broken Balls Golf Tournament

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Adam Seward, chairperson Broken Balls Golf Tournament presents Mary Robson, executive director Friends in Need Food Bank with 450 pounds of food and $4,882 collected from the 2018 Broken Balls Golf Tournament. Since 2014 this annual event has generated more … Continue reading

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Cuts for a Cause

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The Stag Barber Shop is proud to host its inaugural Cuts for a Cause. 100% of profits collected on 16th December 2018 will go to the Friends in Need Food Bank.

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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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