Food Bank

Ten per cent of Saturday’s sales at JAK’s, plus a percentage of wine sales from May, will go to the Friends In Need Food Bank. (JAK’s/Special to Black Press Media)

Maple Ridge liquor store donates portion of sales to food bank

Friends In Need Food Bank will receive an infusion of cash from JAK’S in Westgate

Ten per cent of Saturday’s sales at JAK’s, plus a percentage of wine sales from May, will go to the Friends In Need Food Bank. (JAK’s/Special to Black Press Media)
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)
Ian McDonnell, owner of SPIN Salon on Lougheed Highway, is putting out a challenge to other local hair stylists to help raise money for the food bank as they prepare to hopefully soon return to work. This picture was taken prior to the COVID shut down. (Special to The News)

Maple Ridge salon challenges other stylists to give to the food bank

Hair stylists Ian McDonnell and Teshia Bohemier donate wages and auction off first day’s appointments

  • May 9, 2020
Ian McDonnell, owner of SPIN Salon on Lougheed Highway, is putting out a challenge to other local hair stylists to help raise money for the food bank as they prepare to hopefully soon return to work. This picture was taken prior to the COVID shut down. (Special to The News)
Better Together BC launches a Kitchen Hack Challenge to support Food Banks BC on April 27, 2020. (Better Together BC/Instagram)

Contest calls on B.C. families to share ‘kitchen hack’ for chance at winning $1,000

Better Together BC launched contest to raise funds with B.C. dairy farmers for Food Banks BC

Better Together BC launches a Kitchen Hack Challenge to support Food Banks BC on April 27, 2020. (Better Together BC/Instagram)
Alessia Cara and her band perform during “Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble” an online Canadian COVID-19 broadcast benefit event in support of frontline workers and Food Banks Canada in this image taken from video. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble

‘Stronger Together’ special raises over $6 million for Food Banks Canada

The 90-minute special on Sunday night featured a number of A-list performers and celebrities

Alessia Cara and her band perform during “Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble” an online Canadian COVID-19 broadcast benefit event in support of frontline workers and Food Banks Canada in this image taken from video. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble
Egg cartons are needed by the local food bank, so they can repackage eggs and distribute safely to the clients. (Roxanne Hooper/The News)

Maple Ridge Food bank desperate for clean egg cartons

Donations of cartons, non-perishable food, and even cash are welcome by Friends In Need Food Bank

Egg cartons are needed by the local food bank, so they can repackage eggs and distribute safely to the clients. (Roxanne Hooper/The News)
Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation has launched a campaign in support of the Friends in Need Food Bank after the community showed front line healthcare workers a generous outpouring of support during the coronavirus outbreak. (RMH Foundation/Special to The News)

Hospital staff in Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows campaign to pay it forward

Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation collects donations for Friends in Need Food Bank

Ridge Meadows Hospital Foundation has launched a campaign in support of the Friends in Need Food Bank after the community showed front line healthcare workers a generous outpouring of support during the coronavirus outbreak. (RMH Foundation/Special to The News)
Katzie First Nations emergency operations centre team helps to separate donations food and drinks for the band members. (Submitted photo)

Katzie FN delivers food and goods to members in need during COVID crisis

Band emergency operations centre group and Friends in Need food bank team up

Katzie First Nations emergency operations centre team helps to separate donations food and drinks for the band members. (Submitted photo)
Canadian country music star Madeline Merlo will be live streaming a concert in support of Food Banks Canada. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen file)
Canadian country music star Madeline Merlo will be live streaming a concert in support of Food Banks Canada. (Lexi Bainas/Citizen file)
Nancy Nagy, volunteer coordinator and client services manager with the Friends In Need Food Bank, with pre-packed bags for clients filled with the basic necessities. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)

Maple Ridge food bank anticipating a flood of registrations

Salvation Army Ridge Meadows Ministries continue to hand out frozen meals

Nancy Nagy, volunteer coordinator and client services manager with the Friends In Need Food Bank, with pre-packed bags for clients filled with the basic necessities. (Colleen Flanagan-THE NEWS)
Play Estate Winery executive chef Bill Myra cooks with wine

Play Estate Winery executive chef Bill Myra cooks with wine

Fusing food and wine with spectacular lake views

  • May 24, 2019
Play Estate Winery executive chef Bill Myra cooks with wine