Food Bank

The fundraising campaign stopped for dinner at Browns Socialhouse in Courtenay on one night and ended up with not only a meal but some more fans and donations to the cause. Facebook photo

Comox Valley Christmas Light Trucks raises more than $20,000

Campaign collected funds instead for food bank on almost nightly trips

 

19 Wing is getting further into the Christmas spirit with a food bank campaign this month. Record file photo

Support food bank while visiting lights at 19 Wing Comox

Food bank campaign runs at base from Dec. 14 through 20

 

A new West Coast Seeds pollinator mix of cosmos pays tribute to Dr. Bonnie Henry. (Submitted photo/ We Are The Northern)

New blend by West Coast Seeds to bloom in Dr. Bonnie Henry’s name

Cosmo blend designed to attract bees, and marketed with tagline ‘Bee Calm, Bee Kind, Bee Safe’

A new West Coast Seeds pollinator mix of cosmos pays tribute to Dr. Bonnie Henry. (Submitted photo/ We Are The Northern)
The Comox Valley Food Bank van collected non-perishable food items, as well as $1,686.92 in cash at the 2019 Jingle Bell Charity Fun Run. File Photo

Annual Comox Valley Jingle Bell Run food bank fundraiser going virtual for 2020

The Comox Valley Road Runners (CVRR) invite family bubbles, friend bubbles, and…

  • Nov 18, 2020
The Comox Valley Food Bank van collected non-perishable food items, as well as $1,686.92 in cash at the 2019 Jingle Bell Charity Fun Run. File Photo
Spirits of the West Coast Art Gallery is helping to fill the shelves at the Comox Valley Food Bank this Christmas season, and all participants will be entered to win a $500 prize pack. Photo supplied

Courtenay art gallery running a contest to help fill food bank shelves

Make a donation; enter to win a great gift pack

  • Nov 16, 2020
Spirits of the West Coast Art Gallery is helping to fill the shelves at the Comox Valley Food Bank this Christmas season, and all participants will be entered to win a $500 prize pack. Photo supplied
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons Thursday October 8, 2020 in Ottawa. Trudeau will announce today more federal funding for food banks across Canada to help them meet the surge in demand for their services caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Trudeau to announce more federal funding for food banks during pandemic

Back in April, the federal government gave $100 million to national, regional and local organizations

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responds to a question during Question Period in the House of Commons Thursday October 8, 2020 in Ottawa. Trudeau will announce today more federal funding for food banks across Canada to help them meet the surge in demand for their services caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Smoked salmon was included in the latest Mowi donation to the Campbell River Food Bank. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror

Mowi providing salmon donations to Vancouver Island food banks throughout pandemic

Network started to share product with more than 10 down-Island food banks

Smoked salmon was included in the latest Mowi donation to the Campbell River Food Bank. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror
(The Canadian Press)

Details on federal food buy-back program coming soon, Bibeau says

The funds won’t address the entirety of the problem facing farmers

(The Canadian Press)
A Cermaq Canada employee undertook a cycling activity with his children and participated in the ‘fitness for food banks’ program. (Submitted photo)

B.C. aquaculture farm’s employees sweat it out to raise funds for food banks

For every five minutes of exercise recorded, Cermaq Canada is donating a dollar to local food banks in communities they operate

A Cermaq Canada employee undertook a cycling activity with his children and participated in the ‘fitness for food banks’ program. (Submitted photo)
Better Together BC launches a Kitchen Hack Challenge to support Food Banks BC on April 27, 2020. (Better Together BC/Instagram)

Contest calls on B.C. families to share ‘kitchen hack’ for chance at winning $1,000

Better Together BC launched contest to raise funds with B.C. dairy farmers for Food Banks BC

Better Together BC launches a Kitchen Hack Challenge to support Food Banks BC on April 27, 2020. (Better Together BC/Instagram)
Alessia Cara and her band perform during “Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble” an online Canadian COVID-19 broadcast benefit event in support of frontline workers and Food Banks Canada in this image taken from video. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble

‘Stronger Together’ special raises over $6 million for Food Banks Canada

The 90-minute special on Sunday night featured a number of A-list performers and celebrities

Alessia Cara and her band perform during “Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble” an online Canadian COVID-19 broadcast benefit event in support of frontline workers and Food Banks Canada in this image taken from video. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, Stronger Together, Tous Ensemble
The Comox Valley Food Bank is set to reopen after closing due to concerns around COVID-19. File photo

Comox Valley Food Bank set to reopen

The organization closed last week due to concerns around COVID-19

The Comox Valley Food Bank is set to reopen after closing due to concerns around COVID-19. File photo
The Comox Valley Food Bank is now having to close for now in response to COVID-19. File photo

Comox Valley Food Bank closing doors due to COVID-19

Organization felt it was most responsible thing to do to help stop virus spread

The Comox Valley Food Bank is now having to close for now in response to COVID-19. File photo
Donations down, but Comox Valley Food Bank continues to serve

Donations down, but Comox Valley Food Bank continues to serve

Supplies have dwindled during the coronavirus pandemic, but the Comox Valley Food…

Donations down, but Comox Valley Food Bank continues to serve
Play Estate Winery executive chef Bill Myra cooks with wine

Play Estate Winery executive chef Bill Myra cooks with wine

Fusing food and wine with spectacular lake views

  • May 24, 2019
Play Estate Winery executive chef Bill Myra cooks with wine