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CANstruction 2015

April 18, 2015  by Brittany Barbato

Canstruction is a national charity that combines the competitive spirit of design with a unique way to help feed hungry people. Canstruction Philadelphia is organized by the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and, last year, donated 47,402 pounds of food and $5,752.71, providing 58,907 meals to those in ...

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Taste of Spring: Market Vegetable Salad

April 14, 2015  by 

Thanks to our friends at The Treemont, a new American restaurant in Rittenhouse Square, you can get a taste of spring by making this Market Vegetable Salad. Chef de Cuisine Rob Sidor shares, "We go to farmer's markets (Headhouse Square, Rittenhouse Square) throughout spring and summer to put the best seasonal produce" in ...

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Member Agencies Offer Help, and Hope

April 10, 2015  by 

Crystal is an energetic single mom taking care of her six-year-old daughter, as well as the two sons of her friend who is living at a women’s shelter. She smiles when she talks about The Open Link, a Philabundance member agency, but when the conversation focuses on the need for ...

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Acme Donates $65K to Philabundance

April 10, 2015  by 

More area families in need will have food for their tables thanks to the generosity of our Action News viewers. On Friday, the Acme on City Avenue presented Philabundance with a 65,000 check. The money was raised during the 6abc Holiday Food Drive. 6abc President and General Manager Bernie Prazeneca was on hand ...

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Weavers Way Manager to Join Philabundance

April 8, 2015  by 

By Sue Ann Rybak Glenn Bergman, 63, general manager of Weavers Way, a co-operative market founded in Mt. Airy in 1972, announced on April 2 that he is leaving the co-op to become executive director of Philabundance, a nonprofit dedicated to eradicating hunger in the Delaware Valley. “I am honored and I’m ...

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A New Face in The Fight Against Hunger

April 5, 2015  by 

By Kristen Johanson PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — For more than thirty years, Philabundance has served as the food pantry hub across the Delaware Valley. Now, they have a new face leading the way. Philabundance will welcome Glenn Bergman as Executive Director in June. He comes to the group, through Weaver’s Way, where he ...

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Weavers Way GM Takes Over Philabundance

April 3, 2015  by 

By Matt Gelb Glenn Bergman had food, and Pam Lawler wanted it. These were the nascent days of Philabundance, when Lawler - founder of the region's largest hunger-relief organization - would drive to area businesses in her blue Subaru station wagon, seeking leftovers. Bergman was executive chef at Frog Commissary catering in ...

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Glenn Bergman Named New Executive Director of Philabundance

April 2, 2015  by 

PHILADELPHIA, PA  (April 1, 2015)—Philabundance, the 30-year-old nonprofit dedicated to ending hunger in the Delaware Valley,  announced today that it has selected Glenn Bergman as the organization's next executive director. Bergman, who currently serves as CEO of Weavers Way, will succeed Mark Bender, the organization’s interim executive director. He will ...

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Party People Hoop It Up for Charity

March 24, 2015  by 

By Jenny DeHuff IT'S PROBABLY safe to say that a good time was had by all at this year's Zarwin Baum March Madness-a-thon at the Crystal Tea Room (100 E. Penn Square), where day drinking among socialites helped raise almost $200,000 for Philabundance. The 13th annual nine-hour affair was a slam dunk, ...

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Shoprite Associates Raise $1.27M for Food Banks

March 17, 2015  by 

By Ayana Jones ShopRite associates across six states raised $1.27 million to support regional food banks in communities served by ShopRite stores. The associates raised the funds by collecting donations at checkout and holding various events at 41 stores as part of the ShopRite Partners in Caring Cheerios contest. The theme of ...

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