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Did you know?
More than 100 young leaders have graduated from the Youth Now program.
Each year, over 100 non-profit professionals attend our training opportunities.
Over two dozen non-profit organizations have participated in the Youth Now program.
The CCRR provides nearly 400 child care referrals per year.
On average, the CCRR hosts 30 workshops and training courses each year.
Every year, over 500 child care providers and parents attend CCRR training opportunities.
Every year, RCRG completes over 3,000 grocery orders for local seniors.
Nearly 300 seniors make use of our Better at Home services.
Our volunteer drivers complete more than 1,200 trips annually.
At least 350 people per year find a volunteer position using our Volunteer Match program.
Close to 500 volunteers support RCRG’s programs and services.
Volunteers contribute nearly 23,000 hours to our organization each year.
Each holiday season, the Richmond Christmas Fund helps more than 2,200 low-income residents.
Every year, the Christmas Fund provides over 600 children with toys, books, and sports equipment.
The Richmond Christmas Fund was first started by Ethel Tibbits, in the 1930s.
The number of Neighbourhood Small Grants we’ve awarded has increased every year since 2014.
Block parties are the most popular type of Neighbourhood Small Grant project.
Every year, the Richmond Women’s Resource Centre serves over 7,300 local women.
The Richmond Women’s Resource Centre currently offers 16 programs and services.
Nearly 60 volunteers support the Richmond Women’s Resource Centre, contributing nearly 2,500 hours per year.
Richmond is home to over 350 registered charities, all of which rely on volunteer support.
There are nearly 13 million volunteers across Canada.
International Volunteer Day is celebrated throughout the world on December 5.
There are 35 volunteer centres in British Columbia.
Young people are most likely to volunteer, but older adults contribute the most hours.
The Community Foundation manages nearly 50 Forever Funds, together valued at $4.5 million.
In 2016, the Community Foundation issued 10 grants to non-profit organizations, worth a combined $59,000.
In 2017, the Community Foundation awarded $25,550 in scholarships to local high school students.
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About RCRG

A Hub for Volunteering and Giving

Richmond Cares, Richmond Gives is a registered charity based in - you guessed it! - Richmond, BC. We've been part of the community for over 40 years, though our name is still new: we only began using it in 2015. Oh, and about that name. Now that we've introduced ourselves, there's no need to be quite so formal. We're Richmond Cares, Richmond Gives, but please, call us RCRG.

Our core mission is to encourage and facilitate local philanthropy - both volunteerism and monetary donations. We work every day to ensure that Richmond's charitable sector has the resources it needs to make a meaningful impact in the community.

In addition to being a hub for volunteering and giving, we're a direct service provider, operating a Child Care Resource & Referral Centre, the Richmond Christmas Fund, and a wide range of Seniors Community Support Services, among other programs

Richmond is a healthy, vibrant, engaged, connected community. It's inclusive, diverse, welcoming, and pretty darn beautiful. In short, Richmond is awesome. At RCRG, we're proud to call it home, and excited to make it an even better place to live, work, and play. 

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