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.