Food Bank

Thousands of pounds of food are collected each year in the BC Thanksgiving Food Drive headed up by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Langley. (Special to Black Press Media)

Donation drive aims to raise 600,000 pounds of food this year

B.C. Food Drive supports Lower Mainland food banks

 

Last weekend was the end of Pick Up Picnics and the Downtown Langley Business Association celebrated a “successful” seven weeks with a Pick Up Picnic lunch and a concert in Douglas Park, said executive director Teri James. (CK Wright Photography/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Langley City picnic program benefits food bank

$5,200 gifted to Sources Langley after a seven-week campaign involving Envision and local eateries

  • Aug 20, 2021

 

Sonya from Aldergrove Financial and Patsy of the Aldergrove Community Garden committee proudly show off their lettuce harvested for the Aldergrove Food Bank. (Special to The Star)

PHOTOS: Aldergrove community gardeners grow veggies for food bank

Fresh greens have been donated courtesy of Aldergrove Financial and garden committee members

Sonya from Aldergrove Financial and Patsy of the Aldergrove Community Garden committee proudly show off their lettuce harvested for the Aldergrove Food Bank. (Special to The Star)
Pastor Jon Grochowski of SouthRidge Fellowship Church, and Jim Calamunce, executive director of the Langley Food Bank, with one of the new carts. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: Carts help move groceries for clients of Langley Food Bank

Locals without cars will benefit from the carts, thanks to a local church’s fundraising

Pastor Jon Grochowski of SouthRidge Fellowship Church, and Jim Calamunce, executive director of the Langley Food Bank, with one of the new carts. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Ben Lanteigne tore through the slalom course at the SouthRidge Speedway go kart fundraiser in Aldergrove on Saturday, July 17. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

VIDEO: “Mario Kart” fundraiser for Langley Food Bank fully booked, but walk-ins welcome

Next one takes place on Saturday, July 24 at SouthRidge Fellowship church

Ben Lanteigne tore through the slalom course at the SouthRidge Speedway go kart fundraiser in Aldergrove on Saturday, July 17. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
Township mayor Jack Froese and City mayor Val van den Broek (file)
Township mayor Jack Froese and City mayor Val van den Broek (file)
Sierra Sequeira stands with 250 pounds of pasta that the four-year-old raised for the Surrey Food Bank. For her birthday this year, Sierra asked for donations for the food bank instead of gifts. (Photo: Malin Jordan)

Four-year-old raises money, food for Surrey Food Bank

Lower Mainland preschooler asked for donations, instead of gifts, for her birthday this year

Sierra Sequeira stands with 250 pounds of pasta that the four-year-old raised for the Surrey Food Bank. For her birthday this year, Sierra asked for donations for the food bank instead of gifts. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
SouthRidge Fellowship is hosting a Mario Kart-inspired go-kart experience over three days in July. (SouthRidge Fellowship/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Mario Kart-inspired event coming to Langley in support of food bank

Groups are asked to register online to secure a booking

SouthRidge Fellowship is hosting a Mario Kart-inspired go-kart experience over three days in July. (SouthRidge Fellowship/Special to Langley Advance Times)
Aldergrove Business Association member Karen Long shops at the Aldergrove Save-On-Foods in May as part of a shop local challenge. (File photo)

Save-On-Foods annual campaign for Langley food bank starts Thursday

50 per cent of net proceeds from Western Family brand to be donated

Aldergrove Business Association member Karen Long shops at the Aldergrove Save-On-Foods in May as part of a shop local challenge. (File photo)
Bill Macrae loaded up a vehicle on Friday, May 28, with the latest monthly contributions to the Langley Sources Food Bank by residents of Churchill Park in Walnut Grove. (Carol Gilchrist/special to Langley Advance Times)
Bill Macrae loaded up a vehicle on Friday, May 28, with the latest monthly contributions to the Langley Sources Food Bank by residents of Churchill Park in Walnut Grove. (Carol Gilchrist/special to Langley Advance Times)
On hand for the presentation of a cheque to the Langley Food Bank was Jim Calamunce, executive director of the food bank (L), Langley City councillor Rudy Storteboom (centre) and Mike Partridge, manager of the South Langley IGA. (R) (Special to Langley Advance Times)

Shoppers at Langley IGA stores donate $10K to food bank

Customers showed ‘incredible generosity’ says store spokesperson

On hand for the presentation of a cheque to the Langley Food Bank was Jim Calamunce, executive director of the food bank (L), Langley City councillor Rudy Storteboom (centre) and Mike Partridge, manager of the South Langley IGA. (R) (Special to Langley Advance Times)
10th-anniversary edition of Cruise for Your Cause will benefit Aldergrove and Langley food banks. (Special to The Star)

Three Langley-area food banks to be visited by convoy delivering donations

10th anniversary edition of Cruise for Your Cause happening Saturday, April 24

10th-anniversary edition of Cruise for Your Cause will benefit Aldergrove and Langley food banks. (Special to The Star)
Fraser Valley Real Estate Board president Chris Shields

Langley realtors helping fill empty pantries

Fraser Valley Real Estate Board makes a $5,400 donation to a local food bank

  • Mar 25, 2021
Fraser Valley Real Estate Board president Chris Shields
Proceeds from 99 cent bottles of hand sanitizer from Super Save Gas to the Aldergrove Food Bank. (Special to The Star)

Residents support Aldergrove Food Bank by buying hand sanitizer

Super Save Gas on Fraser Highway is donating all proceeds from bottles sold

Proceeds from 99 cent bottles of hand sanitizer from Super Save Gas to the Aldergrove Food Bank. (Special to The Star)
Seveya Jepsen is inviting people to stop by her Pet Food Drive on Saturday, March 6, 2021. (Jepsen family/Special to the Langley Advance Time)

Langley girl’s 10th birthday goes to the dogs, and cats, and rabbits

Seveya Jepsen is concerned that animals have enough food so she’s hosting a pet food drive.

Seveya Jepsen is inviting people to stop by her Pet Food Drive on Saturday, March 6, 2021. (Jepsen family/Special to the Langley Advance Time)
Fabric Bag Solution donated 75 handmade bags to the Aldergrove Food Bank to make collections easier. (Aldergrove Food Bank/Special to The Star)

Aldergrove Food Bank gifted 75 cloth bags for better distribution

Fabric Bag Solution is a volunteer sewing group based out of Burnaby

Fabric Bag Solution donated 75 handmade bags to the Aldergrove Food Bank to make collections easier. (Aldergrove Food Bank/Special to The Star)
Sources White Rock/South Surrey Food Bank is located at 2356 156 St. (File photo)

Door-to-door canvassers not working on behalf of Sources Food Bank, says manager

Accredited White Rock, South Surrey, Langley food bank does not canvas for donations

Sources White Rock/South Surrey Food Bank is located at 2356 156 St. (File photo)
Volunteers at the Langley Food Bank have set-up distribution outside in the parking lot so clients can safely distance. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Black Press Media)

Generous donations help Langley food banks support uptick in clients over holiday season

Sources and Langley Food Bank offer delivery services

Volunteers at the Langley Food Bank have set-up distribution outside in the parking lot so clients can safely distance. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Black Press Media)
Volunteer Andrew Penny was sorting supplies at the Source Langley Food Bank on Dec. 21. The food bank is about to launch a delivery service and is hoping to find a location for Aldergrove distribution. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Sources Langley Food Bank plans to expand service

Delivery to shut-ins, new distribution depot in Aldergrove planned

Volunteer Andrew Penny was sorting supplies at the Source Langley Food Bank on Dec. 21. The food bank is about to launch a delivery service and is hoping to find a location for Aldergrove distribution. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)