RCRG - Blog


  • 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
  • Learning Objectives

    Timothy Lai just completed his co-op term at RCRG. It's a summer he won't soon forget.

    Posted September 21, 2020 8f6c3d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Change of Plans

    What happens when your community leadership program is interrupted by a global pandemic? This year's Youth Now participants found a way to adapt.

    Posted August 20, 2020 fc673d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • An Unforgettable Experience

    Youth Now participant Hailey Wang reflects on how the pandemic helped create a closer bond among this year's youth leaders.

    Posted July 08, 2020 fc673d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Building Community Behind the Scenes

    A first-year student at UBC's Sauder School of Business, Anthony Dy Ning explains how his experience in the Youth Now program has given him a new perspective on community.

    Posted March 24, 2020 fc673d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • A Different Approach

    Vivien Wong, a Registered Nurse, describes how her experience in our Youth Now program has made her a more thoughtful, empathetic co-worker.

    Posted March 11, 2020 fc673d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • A Community Leader Takes the Next Step

    For Rachel Ling, participating in the Leadership Richmond - Youth Now program has been a learning experience, and a stepping stone towards greater community involvement.

    Posted March 05, 2020 fc673d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • On The Road Again

    RCRG has a new ride, thanks to the Rotary Club of Steveston. Find out how a generous donation helped us get back on the road again.

    Posted February 26, 2020 8f6c3d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad|726c3d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad|7c633d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Building a Library

    Checking in with our Child Care Resource & Referral Centre as it prepares to open the new Richmond Early Years Library.

    Posted February 20, 2020 fa2f3f23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Once In a Lifetime

    It's been a decade since the 2010 Winter Olympics, and our memories remain as fond as ever.

    Posted February 13, 2020 7c633d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • On Blizzards, Real and Metaphorical

    Jackson Kemmis, who's participating in this year's Youth Now program, compares it to a blizzard, in a good way.

    Posted February 06, 2020 fc673d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Out of the Ordinary

    More than making holiday wishes come true, Christmas Fund volunteers give meaning to the word "community."

    Posted January 28, 2020 726c3d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Community Up Close

    Shawn Badesha, an RCRG board member and participant in our 2019-20 Youth Now program, discusses his growing appreciation for the Richmond community.

    Posted January 20, 2020 fc673d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Flipping the Page

    A new year, a new decade, and a new chapter for RCRG.

    Posted January 13, 2020 7c633d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad|726c3d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad|8f6c3d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad|fb2f3f23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad|fa2f3f23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • When A Community Comes Together

    A snapshot of the many supporters who make the Richmond Christmas Fund possible.

    Posted November 05, 2019 726c3d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • Wrapped To Perfection

    On their busiest days, Christmas Fund gift wrap volunteers can wrap up to 80 presents. They could really use your help.

    Posted September 26, 2019 726c3d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • From Theory to Practice

    Olivia Dong spent her summer co-op term with RCRG's Seniors Community Support Services, where she discovered that helping older adults first meant putting herself in their shoes.

    Posted August 19, 2019 8f6c3d23-8769-6cc7-8851-ff0000fe1cad
  • A New Experience

    Clara Tang, one of two co-op students to join our team this summer, gives an insightful account of her time at RCRG.

    Posted August 09, 2019
  • Half a World Away

    Jasnique Gill-Nahal recently moved to Richmond from England, and found that volunteering was the perfect way to connect to her new community.

    Posted May 16, 2019
  • A Gift That Keeps on Giving

    Alex Chau, a Gift Wrap volunteer with the Richmond Christmas Fund, explains how the role has helped build his confidence and his resume.

    Posted October 10, 2018