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Monthly Archives: March 2010

Food Aid to Low-income Seniors in PA and the Delaware Valley Gets Big Bump

March 25, 2010  by 

Philabundance is getting ready to almost triple the number of seniors helped through Senior Boxes PHILADELPHIA -- March 25, 2010 -- In an effort to help seniors the USDA is expanding the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) to assist 18, 045 more seniors  in PA , which is equal to 4.3 ...

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More food aid for Pa. seniors, with a hitch

March 25, 2010  by 

By Alfred Lubrano INQUIRER STAFF WRITER In some rare good news for the poor, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is more than doubling the emergency food supply specifically for impoverished senior citizens in the Philadelphia area. But there's a potential problem: Not all eligible seniors may get the food. Normally, federal food goes to ...

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Philabundance Receives $10,000 Grant from the Dominion Foundation

March 8, 2010  by 

PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- March 8, 2010 -- The Dominion Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Dominion Resources, has awarded Philabundance with a grant of $10,000 - a portion of the $100,000 in grants that the Foundation is giving to various food banks and food pantries throughout the state. Dominion officials said that ...

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Jasafar Blues Band Food Drive To Benefit Philabundance

March 5, 2010  by 

The Jasafar Blues Band is sponsoring a food drive to benefit Philabundance. The evening will include the sounds of the Jasafar Blues Band as well as complimentary refreshments from Whole Foods and a First Friday Art Opening. Attendees are encouraged to bring a non-perishable food items, upon entry. Cash donations will ...

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2nd Annual Philadelphia Orchestra Food Drive

March 4, 2010  by 

March 4 , 5, 6, 11, 12, 13, 16 2010 As part of the National Orchestras Feeding America Food Drive 2010, the Orchestra will be collecting non-perishable canned goods at the Kimmel Center one hour prior to the Orchestra’s concerts on March 4-6, 11-13, and 16. All food donations collected at ...

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Help The Philadelphia Orchestra Fill Local Food Banks

March 3, 2010  by 

Second annual food drive, part of the National Orchestras Feeding America Food Drive, takes place prior to concerts on March 4-6, 11-13, and 16 with proceeds benefiting Philabundance. Campbell Soup Company will generously match all food donations collected at these performances. Special $21 ticket offer with donation of food; all patrons who donate food entered ...

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Roy’s Auto Services 2nd Annual “Drive Out Hunger” Food Drive

March 1, 2010  by 

Roy's Auto Services is holding their 2nd annual "Drive Out Hunger" Food Drive at their location on Hunting Park Avenue (Philadelphia, PA). Bring in one or more canned goods and receive any of the following discounted services listed below: * PA Inspection and Emissions for $34.99 * Alignment Service for $49.99 * Oil Change ...

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