4th Annual DOJ Virtual Food Drive - IRRS
Held by Held by Indigenous Rights and Relations Section – Justice
Hello Everyone - To continue the spirit of giving, we have organized the 4th Annual DOJ Virtual Food Drive and challenged our colleagues in PSDI, TLS, B&R, and RDGO/CLIA . As in previous years, the lowest fundraising section will be singing, or nominating someone to sing, to the highest fundraising section. Last year as a region we were able to raise over $10,000.00 for this worthy cause. Our goal for this year is to surpass last year.
The recent Hunger Count report from Food Banks Canada says there were almost 196,000 visits to BC food banks in March 2023 62,000 of those visits were from children. In BC, food bank visits increased by 20% since 2022 and by 57% since 2019. In Greater Vancouver, the GVFB has been registering up to 1,000 new clients per month.
Please donate to the Food Bank at the following link: https://vfd.foodbank.bc.ca/fundraiser/IRRSvirtualfooddrive. This is the IRRS fundraiser webpage and will track all of the donations made by or on behalf of our section. Feel free to share this link with your family and friends!
Your generosity and kindness will help us reach our goal to support those most in need across Vancouver, Burnaby, New Westminster and the North Shore. Together, we can do this! Remember that for every $1 donated, the Greater Vancouver Food Bank can double the value.
Online donations are also tax-deductible. Please check your email inbox or spam folder for an automated tax receipt once your donation is successfully processed.
Donations for this challenge can be made up until the end of the day, Friday December 15th.
Thank you in advance for supporting our Virtual Food Drive and for ensuring that our communities have access to fresh and healthy food.