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24 Mar 2020  |  No Comment >>

We hope that everyone is staying healthy and safe amidst the COVID-19 crisis. While disruptions to businesses and services are unavoidable, assistance is still available for those in need. See below for a list of community resources and tips for navigating these difficult times safely — thanks to our partners who contributed this information. Kindly share with your networks, and let us know if there’s something that should be added. And remember, please stay home unless absolutely necessary and observe proper social distancing.
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13 May 2020  |  No Comment >>

Believe it or not, it has been nearly two months since the Government of British Columbia officially declared a Provincial State of Emergency in response to the current pandemic. As we learn to deal with this “new normal,” there are services continually being established to support particularly the vulnerable population. Organizations are also seeking input on how the general public is dealing with the novel coronavirus. As the situation continues to involve, we will provide weekly updates on availability of the above (a big thanks to all our contributors!). Please …

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3 Mar 2020  |  No Comment >>

The Richmond Women’s Resource Centre is once again hosting its annual banquet and auction this weekend on March 7 at Continental Seafood Restaurant (150-11700 Cambie Rd.) in Richmond. Celebrate International Women’s Day, help contribute to the establishment of a gender-balanced society, and enjoy some delicious Chinese food too. The event takes place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and will also feature keynote speaker and Dragons’ Den alum Elaine Tan Comeau. Tickets are $50 per person or $500 for a table. Purchase online here.

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11 Feb 2020  |  No Comment >>

The deadline for filing your Canada Revenue Agency 2019 personal income tax is right around the corner. Remember, it’s important to file your taxes to whether you earn income or not to ensure you’re receiving all of the Canadian tax system benefits and credits.
Here are some of the organizations in Richmond and beyond offering free income tax preparation help for low income individuals ($35,000 annual income or lower, $35,000 to 37,500 with one child) and families ($45,000 dual annual income or lower). Please bring valid government-issued photo identification and all relevant documents such as T4, T5 …

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27 Jan 2020  |  No Comment >>

For the seventh consecutive year, the annual Rose’s Angels event will be taking place in February delivering care packages to those in need within the Richmond community. Items in need (new only please) include toiletries like soap and shampoo; cold-weather accessories including gloves, socks and scarves; and non-perishable foods such as canned goods, pasta and granola bars. To learn more, or to donate/volunteer, please call 604-241-9270 or email rosesangelsevent@gmail.com.
Last year, a total of 1,200 care packages were sent out.

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16 Jan 2020  |  No Comment >>

Learn to cook healthy and affordable meals, meet like-minded individuals and much more by taking part in an upcoming community kitchen happening all around Richmond. Hosted by the Family Services of Greater Vancouver, please give Minoo a call at 778-885-5165 or email mjavadi@fsgv.ca if interested.

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24 Dec 2019  |  No Comment >>

The new winter edition of the Richmond PRC newsletter is out! Inside there’s an update on the Hope Beyond Hopelessness play put on by the Richmond Advocacy and Support Committee, news about the residents the Richmond modular housing project and much more. Click the image above to read the latest issue.