To read the article please visit the following link to the Surrey/North Delta Leader website. Singing for the food bank's supperPhoto credit Boaz Joseph photos / The Leader.
Read all about the program by clicking on the following link to the article, Surrey Food Bank turns its attention to seniors at the Surrey/North Delta Leader website.Written by Evan Seal. Photo credit Evan Seal / The Leader.
Surrey Food Bank Presented with Excellence in Food Banking 2013, Large Size Food Bank Award at Food Banks Canada Conference
The Surrey Food Bank is proud to announce that we are this year’s recipient of the Excellence in Food Banking 2013, Large Size Food Bank award during Food Banks Canada’s membership conference awards dinner held at the culinary institute in Charlottetown, PEI on June 13, 2013. This honor is awarded to three food banks each year: small, medium and large. Food Banks Canada recognizes food banks that play an instrumental role in improving the community they serve through creative, efficient, and successful programs and services, and exemplify the highest standards of operation.
At a ceremony held February 1, 2013 Surrey Food Bank Executive Director Marilyn Herrmann was presented with the Queen's Diamond Jubileee Medal by Surrey MP Jasbir Sandhu.The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubileee Medal was created to honour those Canadians who have made signigicant contributions to their communities. A total of 46 individuals were honoured with the medal at the ceremony.
Read Kevin Griffin's Vancouver Sun ariticle about Surrey Food Bank's Tiny Bundles program.http://www.vancouversun.com/health/Surrey+Food+Bank+dishes+nourishment+babies+moms/7658866/story.html
In the 2nd Annual Readers' Choice awards the Surrey Food Bank made the top spot in the Best Local Charity category followed by the Surrey Firefighter's Charitable Association and the Surrey Memorial Hospital Foundation.For detail and to view the special supplement see http://www.surreyleader.com/community/179523141.html
CFOX announced that they will be returning to Surrey for the 4th year for its 25th Annual Santa Fox Drive. From December 12 to the 16 CFOX will be on location at Safeway collecting donations on behalf of the Surrey Food Bank.See http://www.cfox.com/events/santa-fox-food-drive-2012.aspx for details.
Three of Surrey's most prominent charitable organizations have united in a unique new partnership to keep donated dollars in the city.