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Successful Phillies Food Drive Feeds Thousands

June 30, 2011  by 

Philadelphia Business Journal Successful Phillies food drive feeds thousands Citizens Bank  .. Foundation and the Philadelphia Phillies teamed up to help the Philabundance food bank for its Phans Feeding Families program, which has provided more than 190,000 meals for families. Fans at Phillies games during July donated more than five tons of ...

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Philadelphia Food Bank Donations Suffer

June 30, 2011  by 

PHILADELPHIA --- Tougher economic times and a more difficult produce economy have reduced donations to a food bank that distributes to the hungry in the Delaware River Valley. Philabundance, which has distributed produce and other food to the region's food banks from its operations across the street from the city's old ...

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Last Chance To Share The Harvest

June 30, 2011  by 

By Kara Seymour Newtown Patch Philabundance's produce donation program has just two more collection days this season. It's your last chance to share the harvest. Philabundance is holding its final two collection days for the season's Share the Harvest program. Since July, the program has given area gardeners a convenient way to donate surplus vegetables ...

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Yardening by Liz Ball

June 30, 2011  by 

Events Philabundance, the region's largest hunger relief organization, has started its drive for surplus vegetables from local residential and community vegetable gardeners. It will accept donations on Saturdays from 10 a.m. until noon at Rose Tree Park on Providence Road (Route 252) in Media. Donations of surplus production from our gardens or ...

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United Way Launches Yearlong Volunteer Initiative

June 30, 2011  by 

Hundreds of volunteers pack 60,000 meals for individuals dealing with food insecurity PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, September 9, 2011, United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania launched its yearlong volunteer initiative, 365 Days of Caring. In partnership with the University of Pennsylvania and Greater Philadelphia Cares, 500 corporate and ...

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Players Club Brings Home ‘Our Town’

June 30, 2011  by 

SWARTHMORE --- The Players Club of Swarthmore will present Thornton Wilder's American classic, "Our Town," opening Sept. 16 and 17 and running for three consecutive weekends. Thornton Wilder revolutionized American theater with this celebration of some ordinary days in Grover's Corners, N.H., at the turn of the 20th century. Featuring former TV ...

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Weis Markets Fights Hunger

June 30, 2011  by 

Throughout September, Weis is matching customer donations to its food drive that benefits local food banks. Weis Markets has launched its fourth annual Fight Hunger Food Drive, a month long program offering customers an opportunity to donate shelf-stable products and make monetary donations to local food banks and emergency food providers. Weis ...

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H&G News- Vegetable Gardening in the Fall

June 30, 2011  by 

Chester County Daily Local Penn State Extension Master Gardeners of Chester County will hold a workshop titled "Vegetable Gardening --- Focus on Fall." The workshop will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Oct. 1 at the East Goshen Township Building, 1580 Paoli Pike, West Chester. The workshop is intended for ...

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Phillies Game Gets Latin Flare at Goya Latino Family Celebration on September 7

June 30, 2011  by 

Event celebrates 75th anniversary of Goya Foods, honors Hispanic Heritage Month Goya Foods, the largest Hispanic-owned food company in the United States, will once again team up with the Phillies to host the Goya Latino Family Celebration & Food Drive on Wednesday, September 7, at Citizens Bank Park in conjunction with ...

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Weis Markets Launches Month Long Fight Hunger Program

June 30, 2011  by 

SUNBURY, Pa., Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Weis Markets today announced the launch of its fourth annual Fight Hunger Food Drive, a month long program offering customers an opportunity to donate shelf-stable products and make monetary donations to local food banks and emergency food providers. Weis Markets will match its customer ...

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