The Greater Vancouver Regional District (GVRD) is a partnership of 21 municipalities and one electoral area that make up the metropolitan area of Greater Vancouver.
City of Richmond, BC, Canada: Located in Greater Vancouver, British Columbia Canada, Richmond is an island community in the mouth of the Fraser River. Home to Vancouver International Airport, the City is in close proximity to downtown Vancouver and the US Border. Site includes information about local government services, location, description, population, history, news and events, tourist information.
United Way has a 70-year history of helping people in the Lower Mainland. We began as a federated fundraiser - today United Way is a leader in the social services sector, providing resources, funding and expertise.
Richmond Public Library serves a diverse community with a lending collection of books, magazines, newspapers, CDs, CD-ROMs, DVDs, videos, audio-books; programs for kids, teens, adults and seniors; public computers with Internet access; and daily storytime.
To promote volunteerism in the community, recruit and refer volunteers and facilitate effective volunteer management. Provide information and referral services to connect people with community resources.
Richmond Women's Resource Centre helping and supplying women with resources, agency referrals, links, support groups, workshops, projects, programs, and volunteering opportunities.
The Richmond Food Bank Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing food security to people in Richmond. Our mission is to share the bounty of our community with those in need. Three hundred and seventy families are served in an average week. Of these 850 people, almost 300 are children. In 2004, our 120 volunteers and 3 staff distributed over 19,000 hampers. Every dollar in donations received by the Richmond Food Bank allows us to distribute over $6 worth of groceries.