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December 30, 2010  by 

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Inquirer spotlight on hunger spurs acts of generosity

December 30, 2010  by 

By Alfred Lubrano Inquirer Staff Imani Sullivan's friends threw her a housewarming party a couple of weeks ago in her new one-bedroom apartment in Feltonville. Months earlier, Sullivan had spoken in despair about the shame she felt not having enough food to feed her two young boys. She even contemplated suicide. Yet here she ...

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A struggle to make an honest living

December 29, 2010  by 

Disappearance of industry leaves a wake of discouraged’ workers By Alfred Lubrano Inquirer Staff Writer One in an occasional series Bryant Calloway calls himself an "underground man." He's no longer officially in the workforce and not counted on the jobless rolls, but he's out in the neighborhoods each day, fighting to survive. "I try to make ...

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December 27, 2010  by 

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You Say Potato…

December 23, 2010  by Quynh Nguyen

If you’ve been to a Fresh for All lately, you’ve probably gotten potatoes. Plenty of potatoes. By now you might be running out of ideas, but I want to tell you that potatoes are amazing! They are tough, like little veggie biker dudes, and will take whatever ...

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Poverty Puts Chester Into a Food Desert

December 23, 2010  by 

By Alfred Lubrano Inquirer Staff Writer One in an occasional series. Eyeing a potato at Frederick Douglass Christian School in Chester one day in the fall, a first grader called it a "tomato." Another said he wasn't sure he'd ever seen one before. "How do you spell 'nasty?' " asked Ja'Niyah Van, 6, tasting ...

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Good news for Manna – Agency accepts donation

December 23, 2010  by 

By DAN SOKIL, Staff Writer The Reporter Online Manna on Main Street in Lansdale has gotten an early holiday gift from Wachovia, a division of Wells Fargo & Co., along with four other area nonprofit agencies. “It’s a great gift, it’s really going to help us keep operating, which is a big deal,” ...

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Berachah Church Food Pantry in Cheltenham to Benefit Concert

December 21, 2010  by 

By Kaitlyn Foti Staff Writer During one of the busiest times of the year, the Berachah Church Food Pantry in Cheltenham is organizing a benefit concert as a thank you to its volunteers and donors. The pantry started a little more than a year ago, and partnering with Philabundance, it has provided food ...

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Mascaro donations break record for Philabundance

December 21, 2010  by 

For The Times Herald Click here, for the original article Every year, Preston & Steve of WMMR 93.3 Radio sponsor a Camp Out For Hunger Food Drive to benefit Philadelphia’s largest food bank for the needy — Philabundance. Historically, area companies compete for the honor of being the largest food donator, and this ...

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Tri-State Toyota Tundra Food Drive Doubles Last Year’s Totals

December 17, 2010  by 

[slideshow id=6] The Tri-State Toyota Dealers Association and its partner organizations carried out the 4th annual Toyota Tundra food drive delivery to Philabundance's Hunger Relief Center in South Philadelphia .  A convoy of 23 Toyota Tundra pick up trucks driven by representatives of local Toyota dealerships delivered a total of 20,100 ...

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