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Philabundance appeals for corporate and community help for donations

July 28, 2010  by 

PHILADELPHIA - July 28, 2010 - Philabundance, the region's largest hunger relief organization, announced today a new appeal for food and financial donations. In light of the continued harsh economic conditions, the need for food is growing at a time when donations are declining. Philabundance estimates that donations are down 20% ...

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Food Pantries Ask for Cash During Lean Times

July 28, 2010  by 

Tom MacDonald WHYY Philadelphia food pantry cupboards are, well, bare this summer. The problem is more people need help and donations are down. Philabundance Executive Director Bill Clark says the group has a shortage of dry foods during the summer because parents are making meals for children who would normally eat free at ...

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Philabundance Receives Grant To Fight Hunger

July 28, 2010  by 

CBS 3 The region's largest hunger relief organization paired up with Citizens Bank to battle hunger in the community. Philabundance received a $25,000 grant from the bank in an effort to stem the growing need for food in the area. The grant came in response to a full page advertisement that the ...

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Local High Schools Set to Compete in Food Drive Collection

July 27, 2010  by 

Karin Phillips KYW News Radio The first-ever regional high school food drive has been launched by Shire Pharmaceuticals to benefit Philabundance, which says food donations are down while need is increasing. KYW’s Karin Phillips reports that "The Great Food Fight" is the first regional student food drive to fight hunger. View the rest of ...

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Aviation Institute of Maintenance Holds a Food Drive

July 26, 2010  by 

The Aviation Institute of Maintenance is holding a food drive to benefit Philabundance and they're asking the public to donate non-perishable food items. Items can be dropped off at their Philadelphia location, listed below. For more details on the food drive, contact fooddrives@philabundance.org. Aviation Institute of Maintenance 3001 Grant Avenue Philadelphia, PA 19154

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Sow a Row for Hunger

July 17, 2010  by 

Share the Harvest is a program based on the "victory gardens" concept, from World War II. Home gardeners grow extra vegetables and donate them to Philabundance. Philabundance asks local and community gardeners to grow extra fuits and vegetables or collect any surplus produce from their gardens to donate towards the ...

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Share the Harvest Official Kickoff

July 17, 2010  by 

WHEN: Saturday, July 17, 2010, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. WHERE: Springdale Farms 1638 S. Springdale Rd. Cherry Hill, NJ 08003 856-424-8674 WHAT: Philabundance is kicking off its summer-long Share the Harvest program on July 17, with a celebration at Springdale Farms in Cherry Hill, one of 11 locations in the Delaware Valley where people ...

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Share the Harvest 2010

July 17, 2010  by 

Sow a Row for Hunger Share the Harvest is a program based on the "victory gardens" concept, from World War II. Home gardeners grow extra vegetables and donate them to Philabundance. Philabundance asks local and community gardeners to grow extra fuits and vegetables or collect any surplus produce from their gardens ...

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Gardeners’ surplus can help others

July 14, 2010  by 

PhillyBurbs.com Levittown — Established in 1993, Share the Harvest reflects the "Victory Gardens" concept from World Wars I and II to supplement the nation's food supply. Approximately 900,000 residents in the Philadelphia area face the risk of hunger or malnutrition. But this summer, local gardeners have a chance to help. Philabundance, the ...

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