Food Bank

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

 

A new West Coast Seeds pollinator mix of cosmos pays tribute to Dr. Bonnie Henry. (Submitted photo/ We Are The Northern)

New blend by West Coast Seeds to bloom in Dr. Bonnie Henry’s name

Cosmo blend designed to attract bees, and marketed with tagline ‘Bee Calm, Bee Kind, Bee Safe’

 

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
Participants walked and ran for the Langley Food Bank through a new fundraiser, Langley4Langley, which boasted a optional self-guided socially distanced 10-mile race at Derby Reach. (Tony Markin/Special to the Aldergrove Star)

Langley4Langley community challenge earns $2,000 for Langley Food Bank

Participants were encouraged to raise money while running or walking as much as possible last month

Participants walked and ran for the Langley Food Bank through a new fundraiser, Langley4Langley, which boasted a optional self-guided socially distanced 10-mile race at Derby Reach. (Tony Markin/Special to the Aldergrove Star)
Langley City Hall and Timms Community Centre. (Langley Advance Times files)

No tax exemption for Langley City’s Food Bank

Council couldn’t agree as there’s no official policy on the annual tax breaks

Langley City Hall and Timms Community Centre. (Langley Advance Times files)
Aldergrove Food Bank received donations from the Abbotsford Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. (Mary van Zuuk/Special to The Star)

‘70 banana boxes’ full of items donated to Aldergrove Food Bank

West Abbotsford LDS church members participated in an annual food drive on Saturday, Sept. 26

Aldergrove Food Bank received donations from the Abbotsford Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. (Mary van Zuuk/Special to The Star)
Langley4Langley is a community event that encourages participants to run, with money raised for the Langley Food Bank. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)

Langley4Langley food bank fundraiser extends deadline to Sept. 30

Participants can log activity online and take part in 10 km virtual fun run in Derby Reach

Langley4Langley is a community event that encourages participants to run, with money raised for the Langley Food Bank. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)
Jack the Giant will be taking part in a food drive to help out the Langley Food Bank on Saturday, Sept. 18. (Langley Advance Times files)

Jack hopes for Giant donations for Langley Food Bank

Inspire Dental Group welcomes Vancouver Giants mascot for Friday, Sept. 18 food drive

Jack the Giant will be taking part in a food drive to help out the Langley Food Bank on Saturday, Sept. 18. (Langley Advance Times files)
Langley4Langley is a community event that encourages participants to run, with money raised for the Langley Food Bank. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)

New fundraiser, Langley4Langley, is encouraging people to sign up, get active, and help food bank

Participants log activity online and can take part in 10 km virtual fun run in Derby Reach

Langley4Langley is a community event that encourages participants to run, with money raised for the Langley Food Bank. (Ryan Uytdewilligen/Langley Advance Times)
Sources Langley food bank program manager Jaye Murray is seen here in 2018 after thieves cut the catalytic converter from the new refrigerated van behind her while it was parked in South Surrey. Sometime over the Aug. 15-16 weekend, while the van was parked in Langley, it happened again. (file)

Sources Langley food bank van falls victim to catalytic converter thieves, again

Second such incident involving same van in less than two years

Sources Langley food bank program manager Jaye Murray is seen here in 2018 after thieves cut the catalytic converter from the new refrigerated van behind her while it was parked in South Surrey. Sometime over the Aug. 15-16 weekend, while the van was parked in Langley, it happened again. (file)
Langley’s inner city elementary feeds a need with mobile food bank

Langley’s inner city elementary feeds a need with mobile food bank

Douglas Park Community School takes part in Salvation Army’s annual school supply drive

Langley’s inner city elementary feeds a need with mobile food bank
Amanda Smith of LEPS checks out apples on a tree at Campbell Valley Regional Park in South Langley on June 15, 2020. LEPS’ gleaning program will harvest unwanted fruit in parks and back yards this summer and fall. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Donors needed for Langley harvest to benefit food banks

Volunteers are ready to pick back yard fruit, but need more trees

Amanda Smith of LEPS checks out apples on a tree at Campbell Valley Regional Park in South Langley on June 15, 2020. LEPS’ gleaning program will harvest unwanted fruit in parks and back yards this summer and fall. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
When you see Covid the Corvid (crow), you’re at the right place. Murrayville illustrator Sarah Main created the character for a SOURCES Food Bank donation drive at her condo. (Sarah Main/Special to Langley Advance Times)

Look for the crow, and you’ve found the food bank donation site

Langley illustrator creates whimsical mascot for Sunday’s event in Murrayville

When you see Covid the Corvid (crow), you’re at the right place. Murrayville illustrator Sarah Main created the character for a SOURCES Food Bank donation drive at her condo. (Sarah Main/Special to Langley Advance Times)
The third annual Share It Forward campaign runs from Thursday, June 11 to June 17. (Save On Foods image)

Week-long food bank fundraiser running at several Langley stores

Funds will go to local food banks throughout Western Canada

The third annual Share It Forward campaign runs from Thursday, June 11 to June 17. (Save On Foods image)
(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)
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)

Local man covers first two months rent for Aldergrove 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)
Langley Mounties, including Aldergrove’s Cpl. Kurt Neuman, are hosting a drive by food bank donation event in the Aldergrove legion parking lot this Thursday, May 14, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Carla Hamilton photo)

Langley Mounties ask the public to drive by, donate, and celebrate Aldergrove

Officers will say ‘thanks’ to the community Thursday during a food bank donation drive

Langley Mounties, including Aldergrove’s Cpl. Kurt Neuman, are hosting a drive by food bank donation event in the Aldergrove legion parking lot this Thursday, May 14, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Carla Hamilton photo)
COVID CRUNCH: Agencies uniting to ensure pets are fed

COVID CRUNCH: Agencies uniting to ensure pets are fed

Surrey SPCA, Langley Animal Protection Society, and food banks offering sustenance for dogs and cats

  • May 7, 2020
COVID CRUNCH: Agencies uniting to ensure pets are fed
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)