NEWS

New Food Bank Program Launched

A South Surrey recovery home has launched a new program in an effort to help those who are struggling but aren’t eligible for support at existing food banks.. Read more

Surrey addictions officials say pandemic funding is wreaking havoc on those in recovery

Governments’ kindness taking its toll, recovery operators say. Read more

Cloverdale food bank sees surge in demand over short period

The Lower Mainland’s newest food bank is operating at “full speed,” says Matthew Campbell.

Run by the Cloverdale Community Kitchen, the Fraser Valley Regional Food Bank has seen a lot of traffic recently....He said they supply six recovery houses. One of them, Launching Pad, in turn, supplies some smaller recovery houses. Read more

FoodMesh started a Food Recovery Program where Retailers divert 100% of their surplus daily to charities, then farmers for animal feed.

FoodMesh rolled out this program on March 11, 2020, with Fresh Street Market and the Launching Pad as its Lead charity. We are able to help people with produce, meats, dairy and other items. Since the start of this program on March 12th, we have already fed hundreds of people