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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.
In 2016, the Foundation awarded 10 grants to non-profit organizations, worth a combined $59,000.
The Foundation manages $4.5 million in nearly 50 Forever Funds, returning CPI plus 4%.
In 2017, the Foundation distributed $198,000 as community and Canada 150 grants, scholarships, and charitable disbursements.
Foundation activities result in the enhancement of our community and residents’ sense of belonging.
ROCA has raised over $21,000 for local charities.
ROCA has performed its Elementary School Concert Series to over 8,000 students.
ROCA provides mentoring and life changing opportunities for aspiring musicians.

Add RCRG on WeChat

A New Way to Connect with Your Community

WeChat IconAt RCRG, we strive to make all of our services accessible and inclusive. In a multicultural community like Richmond, breaking down language barriers is an important step towards that goal. Which brings us to an exciting announcement: RCRG is now on WeChat!

If you're not familiar with WeChat, it's a free messaging app, distinguished by its massive popularity in the Chinese community. It's primarily used to connect with friends and family. We feel, though, that it can also be a valuable tool for connecting with community. 

How to Add Us on WeChat

There are two easy ways to connect with RCRG on WeChat:

1) Add us using our WeChat ID: RCRG_Richmond (用微信ID添加我们: RCRG_Richmond)

2) Scan the QR code below (或者扫我们的微信代码添 ):

WeChat QR code

What will you find on our WeChat account? We'll post regular updates on our programs and services, including our Child Care Resource & Referral Centre, the Richmond Christmas Fund, and our Seniors Community Support Services. We'll also highlight local volunteer opportunities, and a wide range of community resources and events. 

Simply put, if you want to know what's happening in your community, and how you can get involved, follow RCRG on WeChat!