Food Bank

McCammon elementary vice principal, Jaimee Charlie (right), along with Murray Honda volunteer Laeloni Kronebusch, carry boxes of non-perishable food to an awaiting vehicle at the school on Friday, Dec. 18, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Chilliwack elementary school donates twice as many items to food bank as last year

McCammon elementary collected more than 2,000 non-perishable items for the Salvation Army food bank

 

The Stuff the Cruiser event normally sees generous people filling an RCMP vehicle with donations to the local food bank, but this year’s event has been cancelled due to the pandemic. (File Photo)

RCMP’s Stuff the Cruiser food bank fundraiser cancelled by COVID-19

The annual event brings in donations of food and cash for the Salvation Army and local food banks

 

The Salvation Army is open for applications for their Christmas hamper program on Nov. 30, and applications are due by Dec. 12. (Chilliwack Progress file photo)

Christmas hamper application process starts in Chilliwack

Hampers available for individuals and families who apply before Dec. 12

 

Katrina Owens, the marketing manager for Highstreet Shopping Centre, is hoping for a big turnout at the first-ever drive-thru food drive on Saturday.

VIDEO: Drive-thru food drive debuting at Abbotsford’s Highstreet Shopping Centre on Saturday

First-ever event allows locals to donate to Archway Food Bank of Abbotsford to aid during holidays

Katrina Owens, the marketing manager for Highstreet Shopping Centre, is hoping for a big turnout at the first-ever drive-thru food drive on Saturday.
A new West Coast Seeds pollinator mix of cosmos pays tribute to Dr. Bonnie Henry. (Submitted photo/ We Are The Northern)

New blend of cosmos to bloom in Dr. Bonnie Henry’s name

Chilliwack marketing company teams up with West Coast Seeds and Food Banks Canada

A new West Coast Seeds pollinator mix of cosmos pays tribute to Dr. Bonnie Henry. (Submitted photo/ We Are The Northern)
Envision Financial’s Get a Meal Give a Meal initiative raised $530 for the Chilliwack Food Bank. (Wikipedia photo)

Envision Financial’s Get a Meal Give a Meal program raises $530 for Chilliwack Food Bank

The program also brought customers to local restaurants struggling during the COVID pandemic

Envision Financial’s Get a Meal Give a Meal initiative raised $530 for the Chilliwack Food Bank. (Wikipedia photo)
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons Thursday October 8, 2020 in Ottawa. Trudeau will announce today more federal funding for food banks across Canada to help them meet the surge in demand for their services caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Trudeau to announce more federal funding for food banks during pandemic

Back in April, the federal government gave $100 million to national, regional and local organizations

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons Thursday October 8, 2020 in Ottawa. Trudeau will announce today more federal funding for food banks across Canada to help them meet the surge in demand for their services caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
A woman (right) donates a bag of food to the third annual Stuff the Truck food drive spearheaded by Central Community Church on May 30, 2015 at Save-On Foods in downtown Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)

Chilliwack church hosts drive-thru food drive to benefit Salvation Army

Central Community Church is gearing up for its Stuff A Truck food drive

A woman (right) donates a bag of food to the third annual Stuff the Truck food drive spearheaded by Central Community Church on May 30, 2015 at Save-On Foods in downtown Chilliwack. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)
(The Canadian Press)

Details on federal food buy-back program coming soon, Bibeau says

The funds won’t address the entirety of the problem facing farmers

(The Canadian Press)
Food drive set for Saturday at Lions Club Hall

Food drive set for Saturday at Lions Club Hall

The Mt. Cheam Lions Club members will be accepting food bank donations from tables set up outside

Food drive set for Saturday at Lions Club Hall
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)
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
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)
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