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Monthly Archives: November 2010

Smithfield and United Food and Commercial Workers Union Deliver 120,000 Servings of Protein to Philabundance

November 30, 2010  by 

“Feeding The Hungry” Coast-to-Coast Tour Continues: Donating 20 Million Servings of Protein over Three Years PHILADELPHIA, PA – On Wednesday, December 1st at 11:00 a.m., Smithfield and the United Food and Commercial Workers Union (UFCW) will deliver 120 thousand servings of protein to Philabundance, 302 West Berks Street, as a continuation ...

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Planting Seeds of Hope

November 24, 2010  by 

By Alfred Lubrano Inquirer Staff Writer A pastor’s call led him from a comfortable Main Line church to serve a greater need in North Philadelphia. See the original article with photos, here. Stepping past the hooded hustlers slinging drugs in North Philadelphia, members of a small Bible-study group gathered one night in a ...

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Tis the season…

November 22, 2010  by Quynh Nguyen

The holidays are undoubtedly a special time for many people.  You get together with family and friends, uncles and grandmas fly in from all over, you spend days cooking elaborate meals and chasing the dog out of the kitchen.  It’s stressful, hectic, but ultimately satisfying and heartwarming.  We’re getting together ...

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Matt Damon PSA- Video

November 17, 2010  by 

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It’s Been A Year!

November 16, 2010  by Philabundance Events

It seems like only yesterday when the Community Food Center (CFC) opened it’s pilot located at 6th and Lehigh but in actuality we’re coming upon on 1 Year Anniversary. We opened our doors on November 17th, 2009 with great anticipation of serving a community in great need. In our first week ...

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A growing need for food relief- VIDEO

November 16, 2010  by 

* Philadelphia has the highest povery rate of any major city, with one out of four people living in poverty. One-third of that population is under 18. * In September, about 70,700 Philadelphians were unemployed and looking for work. In December 2007, when most economists say the recession began, 39,500 people ...

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Teaming Up Against Hunger

November 12, 2010  by 

By BRIAN McCULLOUGH, Staff Writer Chester County Daily Local News Grocery stores in the Philadelphia area, including Chester County, are uniting to fight hunger in a program with Philabundance, the region's largest food assistance agency. Referred to as Grocers Against Hunger, the initiative connects participating grocers to agencies that provide food to those ...

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6ABC/Ikea Food Drive

November 10, 2010  by 

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