You are invited to a free dinner Wednesdays (Sept-June) at 6:00pm at Church on Five. Join us for a delicious meal and friendly table conversation with friends from the community. 

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We are so proud to be able to serve the community with these dinners since 2010 and look forward to many more with you.




Madras Meatballs

Our second-last night before our break and we were treated to a scrumptious serving of Madras-style curry meatballs served over a cardamom-scented rice with peas and naan bread. Dessert was a delicious chocolate nut... Read More

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We're coming down the stretch!

It won't be long before we take a break for the summer - we have two more weeks at Food For Life and will start back up in September 2017. For dinner the cook made a Thai yellow curry on rice. It had everything that... Read More

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A great dinner that you can Bank on!

Wednesday morning had a busy day in the kitchen and we are so glad that it all turned out well to produce a roasted lemongrass chicken thigh served over steamed coconut rice. On the side, we enjoyed a cabbage peanut... Read More

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Tonight's meal at Food For Life

We are coming to the end of our meal service at Food For Life before we break for the summer. June 14th will be our last night and look forward to the seeing you before the summer. Dinner tonight was a smoked... Read More


This meal was amazing - scouts honour!

What an amazingly busy but awesome night this Wednesday! We had performers singing in different languages, playing Name That Tune and just an all-round enjoyable night of music. Thanks so much to Cathy, Annette,... Read More

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BBQ burgers and brew (coffee)

Whether you came for a coffee to warm up from the rain or had a homemade burger we're glad you were here.  Along with this our cook prepared a home-style potato salad and spinach salad with a Thai sweet chilli... Read More

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An Italian night in Richmond

Another great night enjoying a delicious meal of braised pork shoulder served on Italian-style parmesan herb couscous. The topper was a tasty side of bruschetta bread and finished off with a chocolate cake dessert.... Read More

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Winner Winner, Chicken dinner

Tonight we welcomed RBC volunteers who came to assist this week to help raise much-needed funds for our community dinner! Thank you Jessie and Amanda. Dinner was an awesome treat tonight as the cook prepared a... Read More

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Great music, Awesome dinner and an Amazing dessert

If you came tonight you were in for a great treat! Thank you to Cathy Young and Diane Babcock entertaining us with their singing and dinner music. We thoroughly enjoyed it tonight. It's difficult to describe dinner... Read More

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Amazing dinner with a side of Nerf

What a great night here at Food For Life! We had approximately 230 meals served tonight in addition to the 25 takeouts! Ruth gave our cook the night off and made a delicious chicken pasta with broccoli and sun-dried... Read More


Meatballs and Mash!

What a great meal tonight at Food For Life! The sun came out for our 172 guests to enjoy herb-braised meatballs and pan gravy parmesan mashed potatoes! Dessert was a blueberry greek yogurt cake. We hope you enjoyed... Read More

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Bar-beee-cuuuuee chicken

It was a pretty quiet night with Spring break continuing but still had about 170 guests coming through the doors tonight! Dinner consisted of a roasted bbq quarter chicken with steamed rice and cabbage carrot salad.... Read More

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An early St Patty's day

We had a great night celebrating St Patrick's day early! Tonight we enjoyed an Irish meat pie along with an Irish caesar salad. Dessert was lovingly prepared by a few leprachauns who made some Shamrock Shortbread... Read More

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Keen on Tagine

Thanks to those of you visiting tonight to have dinner with us. Our cook made a moroccan-style chickpea and squash tagine with saffron rice and stone-baked traditional north African flatbread. Dessert was a... Read More

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dinner and some gym time

A great night to come and join us for dinner. We enjoyed Thai-style pork and vegetable yellow coconut curry with steamed rice (that was a mouthful). For dessert we had homemade oatmeal chocolate cookies. Dara and... Read More

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Our meal tonight!

What a great meal tonight! The cook made a roasted chili garlic chicken which had sriracha, a little fish sauce, and of course Thai sweet chili sauce! This was served on steamed coconut lemongrass rice and Tha-style... Read More