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4 Ways to Fight Food Waste with John Oliver

July 20, 2015  by Brittany Barbato

Regardless of your political party, personal beliefs or musical preferences, last night comedian and late-night TV show host John Oliver shined his satirical spotlight on an undeniable issue in our country: food waste. We’ve tailored Oliver’s tips to help you fight hunger and food waste right here in the Delaware Valley: “Resolving ...

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Winning Cupcake Recipe for Your July 4th

July 1, 2015  by Brittany Barbato

Let the Blue J's put the blue in your red, white, and blue BBQ! Their “Nutty New England Nosh" cupcake recipe stole the (cup)cake at this year's Cupcake Smash and is sure to be a crowd-pleaser at your own 4th of July bash. Team: Blue J's Cupcakes Winning Cupcake: Nutty New England Nosh Years ...

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Thousands of Delaware Valley Kids Might Not Receive Needed Meals This Summer

June 23, 2015  by Brittany Barbato

Communications and Public Relations Senior Manager Stefanie Arck-Baynes talks with Jenn Ryan of More FM about the dire number of children in the Delaware Valley facing summer hunger.

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More Than 330,000 Kids in The Delaware Valley Face Summer Hunger

June 17, 2015  by Brittany Barbato

Philadelphia, PA – June 17, 2015 – Hundreds of thousands of kids who receive school meals may go hungry this summer, according to a newly-released study from the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC). Of the 330,000 children in Philabundance’s nine-county service area who receive free or reduced-price breakfast and ...

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A Note from Philabundance’s Newest Hunger Hero

June 10, 2015  by Glenn Bergman

Hello Philabundance blog-o-sphere! For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Glenn Bergman and, as of June 1, I am the new Executive Director of Philabundance. This is my first blog post so you’ll have to let me know how I do. In fact, listening is a big priority ...

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The Fight to Bring Chester Back From the Brink

June 1, 2015  by Brittany Barbato

By Jim Waltzer “Don’t know why there’s no sun up in the sky / Stormy weather …” The great jazz/blues vocalist Ethel Waters, a native of Chester, may have been the first to sing this classic song in public, doing so in a 1933 nightclub performance. About four decades later, the sun ...

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Talking Philabundance with Glenn Bergman

May 31, 2015  by Brittany Barbato

By Rick Nichols You might consider Glenn Bergman, 63, something of the Zelig of Philadelphia's food scene. There he was in the '80s, humping desserts for a Frog Commissary-catered party. Then grilling stuffed veal loin at La Terasse. Then running a corporate dining unit. By 2004, he was leading the fourfold ...

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Philabundance Cupcake Smash

May 29, 2015  by Brittany Barbato

By NBC10 - Vai Sikahema Philabundance is trying to help those facing hunger in the Delaware Valley at the 5th Annual Cupcake Smash Event. NBC10's Vai Sikahema talks to Liz Edelen, the assistant manager of events for Philabundance and Stephen Wilson, a pastry chef at the Ritz Carlton. Watch the video ...

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Change for CHANGE

May 19, 2015  by Brittany Barbato

Saving money to go to Disney World is a common experience for children who dream of meeting Mickey, parading with princesses and taking tea time twice a day. But when Braydn, a kindergartener at Good Shepherd Catholic School (GSC) in Ardsley, PA, heard about her school’s coin drive for Philabundance, she ...

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Sandberg, Phillies Team Up with Philabundance

May 12, 2015  by Brittany Barbato

By Nick Suss Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg and representatives from Citizens Bank joined up with Philabundance on Monday to combat hunger in the Delaware Valley. Philabundance is a non-profit organization that provides relief for the hungry in the metro Philadelphia area by receiving food donations from farms, manufacturers, importers, retailers, wholesalers and ...

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