CCRR Membership
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.
The Richmond Arts Coalition was founded in November of 2005.
RAC co-produces the ArtRich exhibition every two years!
RAC highlights Richmond's arts events in a monthly email.
The Richmond Music School is the oldest not-for-profit music school in Richmond.
The Richmond Music School offers affordable music lessons through its diverse programming.
Our students performed 40 hours of music to welcome the Olympic athletes to the 2010 Olympic Games.
CCRR Membership

the Richmond Early Years Library (REYL)

Borrow Learning Resources for your Centre or Home

The brand new Richmond Early Years Library (REYL) was developed this year to better fit the needs of the Richmond community. This library combined the Richmond Early Learning Library with the Community Resource Library and added a number of new resources, puzzles, and natural materials for users to borrow. 

Library Users can choose to sign up under one of two account categories:

Single User Accounts

  • • for parents, ECE providers, students, RLNRs, and small family child care centres
    (RLNRs and centres must be located in Richmond)
  • • COVID Borrowing Limit - 1 activity box + 2 other items
  • • allow 1 person to borrow from the library
  • • $20 annual fee (free for RLNRs and current ECE students - must show ID)

Multi-User Accounts

  • restricted to licensed child care centres located in Richmond
  • • COVID Borrowing Limit - 1 activity box + 5 other items
  • • allow up to 5 staff borrowers
  • • $40 annual fee

**Library Accounts will be active April through March 31st of the following year.

Borrowing Procedures During COVID-19

During the COVID-19 pandemic, we have decided to open the Richmond Early Years Library for pickup/drop off service ONLY. This means that patrons must contact us to reserve available materials (first come first serve) and arrange a pick-up appointment to come to our office. An appointment will also be required to drop-off materials, as walk-ins will not be permitted.

Borrowing Items:

1.  To browse our catalogue, click here

2.  To reserve items, contact library@rcrg.org, list your preferences, and indicate the account-type you would like to register for.

3.  You will receive a pick-up appointment within approximately 3 business days.

4.  At the time of pick-up, you will be required to sign a lending library agreement and pay the user fee (or show student ID). Lending will not be permitted otherwise. 

5.  If you miss your appointment window, 48 hours of no-contact will result in your items being returned to circulation.

Returning Items:

1.  Make an appointment to return items by contacting our library staff. Items will be kept out of circulation for a week while we ensure they are properly cleaned and processed before being returned into circulation.

2.  Renewal policy is cancelled during the pandemic. 

For more information about borrowing from the REYL, or our COVID-19 practices for safe lending, contact library@rcrg.org