Food Bank

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)
Realtors rally community together to feed Langley’s hungry

Realtors rally community together to feed Langley’s hungry

Two weekends in a row, a food drive will be held at Wolstencroft Realty to help Langley Food Bank

Realtors rally community together to feed Langley’s hungry
Langley Food Bank is enforcing social distancing with tape and cones to keep people apart while the services continues amid the COVID-19 outbreak. (Jim Calamunce/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Langley Food Bank says more than 50 new families have joined since COVID-19 pandemic began

Donations of diapers, pet food, canned protein, vegetables, fruit, rice, and oats greatly needed

Langley Food Bank is enforcing social distancing with tape and cones to keep people apart while the services continues amid the COVID-19 outbreak. (Jim Calamunce/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
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
Volunteers, including Joyce, with Langley Meals on Wheels delivered tulips with the Wednesday meals to their clients, thanks to an anonymous local donor. (Shannon Woykin/Special to the Langley Advance Times)

Anonymous donor brightens day of Langley seniors with tulips

Meals On Wheels took the blooms to its clients Wednesday

Volunteers, including Joyce, with Langley Meals on Wheels delivered tulips with the Wednesday meals to their clients, thanks to an anonymous local donor. (Shannon Woykin/Special to the Langley Advance Times)
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)
Brookswood family opens community food bank on front lawn for neighbours

Brookswood family opens community food bank on front lawn for neighbours

Perishable, non-perishable food items, as well as toiletries and books offered

Brookswood family opens community food bank on front lawn for neighbours
This van was stolen from the front of the Sources Langley Food Bank late Thursday, March 5, but was found one week later. (Sources Food Bank image)

Stolen Sources Langley Food Bank van found

Vehicle was stolen late at night on March 5 but was recovered nearly one week later

This van was stolen from the front of the Sources Langley Food Bank late Thursday, March 5, but was found one week later. (Sources Food Bank image)
This van was stolen from the front of the Sources Langley Food Bank late Thursday, March 5, or early Friday. (Sources Food Bank image)

Sources Langley Food Bank van stolen

Vehicle used in food rescue program

This van was stolen from the front of the Sources Langley Food Bank late Thursday, March 5, or early Friday. (Sources Food Bank image)