In The News

QUEST REDISTRIBUTES FOOD
BC Living – 2009
Quest Food Exchange rescues and redistributes food to Vancouver’s neediest

QUEST FOR FOOD
Global – December 5, 2009
Tara McAteer helps feed Vancouver’s homeless with some help from Quest Food Exchange

QUEST FOR FOOD
CBC Vancouver – November 17, 2009
There’s a grocery store in Vancouver that offers food at a reduced rate for people on low income

QUEST FOR NEEDED FOOD
Metro Vancouver – December 8, 2008
Economic downturn is causing bellyache for BC’s only food exchange program

QUEST: THE PRICE IS RIGHT
Surrey Now – April 29, 2008
Opening Wednesday, store offers affordable food for those who need it

QUEST FOR FOOD
Vancouver Courier – March 14, 2008
Quest rescues high quality food to stock stores catering to Vancouver’s poor

THIS QUEST AIMS TO SHARE THE REGION’S EDIBLE WEALTH
Business in Vancouver – December 18-24, 2007
Growing Vancouver food exchange distrubtes donated food to the disadvantaged

QUEST SOCIETY CREATES GROCERY STORES FOR THE NEEDY
Vancouver Courier – November 30, 2007
Low-income shoppers can now buy inexpensive food at two Quest Food Exchange grocery stores

YOU DON’T HAVE TO BE RICH TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE
Macleans – October 15, 2007
Quest Food Exchange is to be featured in “Conversations with Canadians: Philanthropic success stories”

Quest Food Exchange: Case Study
Community Research Connections – 2007
Interactive Case Studies in Sustainable Community Development

QUEST FOOD EXCHANGE GETS $1M BOOST
cbc.ca – November 23, 2006
Non-profit that rescues edible food and distributes it to hungry people wins $1-million Vancity award

DESPITE FOOD BANK’S SUCCESS, ‘THOUSANDS’ STILL GO HUNGRY
Vancouver Sun – June 17, 2006
Quest Outreach Society has been placed on the short list for a $1 million award from Vancity

FOOD EXCHANGE GROUP NOMINATED FOR AWARD
Dose – May 11, 2006
Quest Outreach Society has been nominated for a 2006 Canadian Environmental Award

QUEST OUTREACH SOCIETY FOOD-RECOVERY PROGRAM
Canadian Geographic – April 2006
Quest Outreach Society is helping to put meals on tables for people in the Lower Mainland

‘RESCUED’ FOOD IN CHURCH BASEMENT FEEDING THE NEEDY
WestEnder – December 2003
Quest Outreach Society provides coffee and breakfast at St. James Church in the Downtown Eastside

‘RESCUED’ FOOD IN CHURCH BASEMENT FEEDING THE NEEDY
North Shore News – August 17, 2003
With the help of a $97,000 donation from CKNW, Quest will launch their own processing plant so they can salvage perishable food

KIDS SHOULDN’T GO HUNGRY
Breebop – June 25, 2003
Quest Outreach Society has launched the “Rescue Food and Feed a Child” campaign

THE CONSCIENTIOUS KITCHEN
Sounds Like Canada, CBC Radio One – June 18 2003
Quest Outreach Society will collect and compost waste from The Conscientious Kitchen

RAY CAM EMBARKS ON FOOD QUEST
The Vancouver Courier – March 2002
After the Greater Vancouver Food Bank stopped servicing the Ray Cam Co-operative Centre, Quest Outreach Society has stepped

STUDENTS TEAM UP FOR INNER CITY SERVICE PROJECT
UBC Reports – February 21, 2002
UBC students took 11 students from the University of Guelph to the Downtown Eastside as part of a 5-day pilot project

INDY RACE IS AN OPPORTUNITY FOR THE WHOLE CITY TO EAT WELL
The Vancouver Sun – August 29, 2001
Leftover food from the Molson Indy Vancouver will be redistributed to the needy by Quest

TURNING GARBAGE INTO GOURMENT
BCTV News – June 8 2000
Quest Outreach Society is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year

HILLED FEEDS HOMELESS
The Ubyssey Magazine – March 10, 2000
Hillel House hosted a “PB Jam”, wher UBC students made 500 peanut butter and jam sandwiches to help feed the homeless with Quest

HARVEST OF HOPE CAMPAIGN – “FEEDING HUNGRY PEOPLE”
The VCC Community Internet Newsletter
Vancouver Community College is helping Quest provide food hampers to families in need this Thanksgiving

BARE SHELVES FOR EASTER: CALL TO HELP FEED 5,000
West End Times – March 19, 1999
Quest Outreach Society reports that the shelves are bare this Easter

QUEST SCRAMBLES TO FEED HUNGRY
The Kitsilano News – August 24, 1994
The Vancouver Food Bank has cancelled many of its services, Quest Outreach Society to accomodate 250 to 400 people

WEST ENDER LANDS HELPING HAND AT EASTER
The WestEnder – April 1994
Quest Outreach Society and the West Ender’s Helping Hand Fund are joining together to provide a holiday turkey dinner

LINES GROWING AT LOCAL FOOD BANKS AND MEALS PROGRAMS
The Kitsilano News – December 15, 1993
Quest and the Kitsilano News/West Ender are joining together to provide a turkey dinner for 700 people