CAP | Summer Newsletter

Be in the Know GVFB Team Feature Meet Sabrina – our newest member of the Community Agency Partner (CAP) team! Sabrina transferred from our Distribution department, and she brings with her a wide array of experience when it comes to helping the community. In her new role as the Agencies Administrator, Sabrina is responsible for…

Food for Thought | Spring Edition

Elly’s Children Can Concentrate in School Thanks to YOU Elly, a mother of four, has been struggling to make ends meet with her household’s limited income. The current economy has not made it any easier; with her unexpected rent increase and fixed income, it has become even more of a struggle to ensure that her…

Volunteer | Winter Newsletter

A Message from the Volunteer Engagement Team We would like to thank everyone who supported the Greater Vancouver Food Bank (GVFB) over the busy holiday season. YOU showed up for the community despite the cold, rainy, and snowy weather conditions. And because of this, we were able to provide healthy food to those in need! …

Rethinking Food

Rethinking Food – Let’s fix our broken food system We’re proud to present Rethinking Food, a documentary made in partnership with ReFeed Farms and Rich&Jay Creative, that takes a deep dive into the challenges and solutions of fixing our broken food system. Every year, the demand on food banks increases, and every year we work…

We’re Proud to Welcome 24 New CAPs!

At the Greater Vancouver Food Bank, we seek to continuously share our food support, resources, and knowledge with neighbouring organizations with food security initiatives and programming.  This winter, we’re onboarding 24 new organizations to our CAP program! From supportive housing programs to post-secondary schools, our new agencies will receive food support weekly to distribute across…

Food for Thought | Winter Edition

You’re giving students – and single parents – a helping hand. An international student and single dad, Ravi is doing his best to balance full-time studies, a part-time job and spending as much time as he can with his 2-year-old daughter. Ravi moved to Vancouver to attend a Master’s program and give his daughter a…

Volunteer | Fall Newsletter ’22

Meet the Team! With 2023 right around the corner, this marks the first few months of our new Volunteer Engagement team in action! Hailey Pinker and Lisa Bui have been working hard behind the scenes to further develop and enhance our overall volunteer experience across the Greater Vancouver Food Bank (GVFB). Recently, you may have…

CAP | Fall Newsletter 2022

Be in the Know GVFB Team Feature Hirendra (Harry) is one of the newest drivers responsible for picking up and delivering healthy food to our communities, including the Vancouver CAP Market (VCM)! He drives far and wide across the lower mainland, from our industry partners such as Windset Farms and Superstore to our Community Capacity…