RCRG - Blog


  • Hope for the Holidays

    Is it too earlier to be thinking about the holiday season? Not at RCRG! We're in full Christmas Fund mode, and when you're ready, there are many ways you can help make holiday wishes come true!

    Posted October 20, 2021 726c3d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Fall Brings Fresh Batch of Caregiver Workshops

    From exercise classes to chair yoga sessions, family and friend caregivers have plenty of options for staying active and healthy during the coming months.

    Posted September 09, 2021 8f6c3d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • A Rewarding Summer

    This summer, countless seniors got to know Daniel Chan, who spent his co-op term with our Seniors Community Support Services, helping clients stay safe and healthy during the pandemic.

    Posted August 13, 2021 8f6c3d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Introducing GiveShop

    Like a more caring version of Kijiji, GiveShop allows you to turn your gently used items into cash donations for local charities, including RCRG. It's a new way to give back to your community - and clean out your garage!

    Posted July 08, 2021 2cd33f23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • #WearTheBear for Half the Price

    Our #WearTheBear face masks are now 50% off, but 100% of proceeds still support RCRG's programs and services! Get yours for just $10 while supplies last!

    Posted June 23, 2021 2cd33f23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Another Chance to #WearTheBear

    We've partnered with our friends at Herbaland for the second edition of our #WearTheBear campaign. Purchase a face mask - featuring a pair of lovable bears - and help support RCRG's programs and services.

    Posted May 03, 2021 2cd33f23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Our Volunteer Management Training Series Goes Virtual

    Our popular Volunteer Management Training Series returns this May, as engaging as ever in a re-imagined virtual format. Don't miss this opportunity to kickstart a rewarding career in the non-profit sector.

    Posted April 16, 2021 fc673d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • In Someone Else's Shoes

    David Yang is a young, passionate community leader, whose vision for Richmond is based in empathy. He knows our community will thrive only if everyone's voice is heard.

    Posted April 08, 2021 fc673d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • When Opportunity Knocks

    Damanpreet Garcha has run with every opportunity she's been given, both personal and professional. That includes taking full advantage of her time in the Leadership Richmond - Youth Now program.

    Posted April 07, 2021 fc673d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • What Volunteering Means to Me

    When Li Qing Wang enrolled in medical school, she had less time to volunteer. She's since rekindled her passion for community service in our Youth Now program, using what she's learned to grow as a person and future physician.

    Posted April 07, 2021 fc673d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Ready for the Future, Whatever It Brings

    There was a time when Alyssa Chen couldn't imagine herself as a community leader. Today, it's a role she's fully embracing, as a participant in the Leadership Richmond - Youth Now program.

    Posted March 18, 2021 fc673d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • An Impeccable Resume Gets Stronger

    Bilan Hassan joined the Leadership Richmond - Youth Now program with a background in non-profit studies. Her time in the program has made her a more well-rounded community leader.

    Posted March 11, 2021 fc673d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Always Learning, Always Growing

    Mina Pavlovic kicks off this year's Leadership Richmond - Youth Now blog series, reflecting on her experience serving as a board member with the Richmond Addiction Services Society.

    Posted March 04, 2021 fc673d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Seafair's No. 1 eLves Deliver Holiday Cheer

    Applications are now open for the 2021 Neighbourhood Small Grants program, giving Richmond residents a chance to carry out their own community projects. If you need a little inspiration, look no further than Seafair's No. 1 eLves.

    Posted February 25, 2021 fb2f3f23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Are You a Caregiver?

    People often take on the responsibilities of a caregiver before seeing themselves as one. Identifying with the role is important, however, because it's the first step to receiving support.

    Posted February 18, 2021 8f6c3d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Volunteers Are Stars Goes Virtual

    In the past year, when the world stopped, volunteers stepped up like never before. Help celebrate their contributions by submitting a nomination for the Volunteers Are Stars Awards.

    Posted February 11, 2021 7c633d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Letting Students Forge Their Own Path

    Through its diverse scholarship program, the Richmond Community Foundation empowers students to pursue their educational goals, wherever they may lead.

    Posted February 04, 2021 186c3d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Celebrate a New Year with New Volunteer Role

    Since the pandemic began, we've filled nearly 4,500 grocery orders for Richmond seniors. Help us keep this important service running by volunteering as a Shopping Assistant or Delivery Driver.

    Posted January 28, 2021 8f6c3d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • A Year to Forget, A Holiday Season to Remember

    In 2020, during a global pandemic, the community came together to brighten the holidays for nearly 3,000 of our neighbours in need. It was an inspiring example of Richmond's giving spirit.

    Posted January 21, 2021 726c3d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Holiday Heroes

    Richmond Christmas Fund volunteers have always been awesome. This year, though, they can rightfully be called heroes.

    Posted November 16, 2020 726c3d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad