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CBC's 32nd annual Food Bank Day in pictures

CBC Vancouver hosted its 32nd annual Open House and Food Bank Day on Friday.

Green screens, meet and greets and $714,029 raised for families in need

CBC fans young and old attended this year's open house and food bank day. (WendyDPhotography/CBC)

CBC Vancouver hosted its 32nd annual Open House and Food Bank Day on Friday — a wonderful time of the year for us in the newsroom when we get to swing open the doors and invite the audience in to take a tour of the building and meet hosts, reporters and production crew. 

From practising the weather forecast on the green screen to getting a seat at the anchor desk, hundreds of people — young and and old — streamed through our studios to find out how the news is made. 

Thanks to your generosity, as of Saturday morning, we raised $714,029 for food banks across the province. 

Help us beat last year's record breaking fundraising record of $802,049.

Donations are being accepted through the weekend.Just click on this link.

Before you scroll through this year's highlights, be sure to share your photos with us just use the hashtag #CBCOpenHouse on social media. 

CBC Open House and Food Bank Day

Kids react to seeing themselves on TV after they were recorded reading from the teleprompter. (Tina Lovgreen/CBC)
Youngsters prepare for their green screen experience at CBC's 32nd annual Open House and Food Bank Day on Friday. (Tina Lovgreen/CBC)
CBC Vancouver News at 6 co-host Mike Killeen takes donations at the 2018 CBC Open House and Food Bank Day. (Tina Lovgreen/CBC)
Kids react to seeing themselves 'disappear' on the green screen in the studio. (Tina Lovgreen/CBC)
All day there were live radio broadcasts in front of a studio audience in Studio 700, including a special performance by CBC Radio One's Hot Air host Margaret Gallagher. (Wendy D Photography)
CBC Vancouver senior meteorologist Johanna Wagstaffe posed for pictures with audience members after showing them how she forecasts the weather. (Tina Lovgreen/CBC)
Kids learned about our live breaking news station that is used for local and national programming. (Tina Lovgreen/CBC)
CBC cameraman Denis Dossman shows people how to read from a teleprompter like a pro. (Tina Lovgreen/CBC)
North By Northwest weekend radio show host Sheryl MacKay with regular guest June Goldsmith, who has charmed audiences with her knowledge of classical music. (Tina Lovgreen/CBC)
CBC host Grant Lawrence and Shiral Tobin CBC Vancouver's director of journalism and radio programming, greet people as they come through the newsroom. (Tina Lovgreen/CBC)
A huge thanks to CBC radio network producer Anne Penman for her tireless work putting together CBC's Open House and Food Bank Day year after year. (Tina Lovgreen/CBC)


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