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Nancy Ruzinski, Agency Volunteer

August 28, 2010  by 

The recent economic recession and soaring unemployment rates have hit close to home for Nancy Rudzinski, who is witnessing this impact in her own community. Born and raised in the small-town community of Bridesburg, Pennsylvania, Nancy raised three children as a single parent, at times balancing two to three jobs ...

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Rene Dacosta, Agency Volunteer & Client

August 28, 2010  by 

When Rene Dacosta began volunteering at the Bridesburg Methodist Church, one of the largest agencies in Philabundance's network, she never imagined that she'd move from being on the giving end to the receiving end. This reality hit in October 2009 when Rene received news that she would join the population of ...

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Pound For Pound Challenge

August 24, 2010  by 

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Recent College Grad Walking from Pittsburgh to Phila

August 19, 2010  by 

Karin Philips KYW Newsradio A 22-year-old Pittsburgh man is walking to Philadelphia in an effort to raise funds and awareness about homelessness and hunger. KYW’s Karin Phillips reports that Adam Brok says he has become increasingly concerned about homelessness and hunger in Pennsylvania. He wanted to do something, but he just graduated from ...

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PHILABUNDANCE RECEIVES $100,000 GRANT FROM BANK OF AMERICA

August 18, 2010  by 

Funding will help region's largest hunger relief organization distribute more food PHILADELPHIA -- August 18, 2010 -- Bank of America presented Philabundance with a grant of $100,000 today, which will be used to help expand Philabundance's capacity to provide more people in need with food during these tough economic times. The grant, ...

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Shire and Philabundance announce ‘The Great Food Fight!’ drive

August 14, 2010  by 

Main Line Suburban Life High schools throughout Southeastern Pennsylvania are invited to join Shire Pharmaceuticals’ “The Great Food Fight!” This is the first regional student food drive to fight hunger. The goal: to collect 25 tons of food – the equivalent of 50,000 meals – for Philabundance and the thousands of ...

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Andre Gardener’s Camp McCartney

August 14, 2010  by 

WMGK welcomes Paul McCartney to the Wachovia Center on Saturday, August 14th and Sunday, August 15th for Camp McCartney, commemorating his years of charitable giving. Andre Gardner will be broadcasting live from an RV in the Wachovia Center parking lot collecting non-perishable food for Philabundance. Andre will be in his White Horse ...

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Project Philly Presents…the 5th Annual A Capella Concert

August 13, 2010  by 

WHEN: Friday, August 13, 2010 8:00pm WHERE: Harriton High School of Lower Merion 600 N. Ithan Ave. Rosemont, PA 19010 610-658-3950 ADMISSION: FREE - attendees are highly encouraged to bring a canned good to benefit Philabundance. Concessions and monetary donations benefit the Ani Fiordimondo Performing Arts Scholarship Fund. DETAILS: The A Cappella Project - Philadelphia is ...

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August 11, 2010  by 

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Join Wal-mart In “Fighting Hunger Together”

August 7, 2010  by 

On Saturday, August 7th, Wal-marts across the Delaware Valley are encouraging the public to drop-off food donations from 11AM to 4pm. All donations will directly benefit Philabundance and the fight against hunger in the Delaware Valley. See below for a list of participating stores! Related Events Kick-off Rally to National Night Out Walmart #2141 Kick-off ...

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