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Phila. Families Brave the Rain for Fresh Produce

August 29, 2011  by 

PHILADELPHIA - August 25, 2011 (WPVI) -- Philabundance is one of the many groups fighting hunger in the Philadelphia area. The "Fresh for All" program serves 12 sites in the tri-state area on a weekly basis. Heavy rain did little to discourage people from seeking out fresh produce in the long lines ...

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What About September?

August 29, 2011  by Russ Reid

Most months of the year seem to have celebrations associated with them. For instance, when you think of October, you probably think of Halloween.  In November, Thanksgiving comes to mind. With December comes thoughts of Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa, January is the New Year, February has Valentine's Day and so ...

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Last Chance to Share The Harvest With Your Neighbors in Need

August 29, 2011  by 

Saturday, September 24th is the Last Day to Share Your Excess Fruits and Veggies with Philabundance Philadelphia, Pa. - September 12, 2011 - Philabundance, the region's largest hunger relief organization, is wrapping up the annual Share the Harvest program. All summer long, Philabundance has been asking gardeners to donate their extra ...

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September Is HUNGER ACTION MONTH — Help Philabundance Fight Hunger in the Delaware Valley

August 26, 2011  by 

Hunger Action Month 2011: 30 Ways in 30 Days PHILADELPHIA -- August 24, 2011 - Philabundance, the Delaware Valley's largest hunger relief organization, announces Hunger Action Month 2011: 30 Ways in 30 Days, a national call-to-action mobilizing people everywhere to get involved in the fight against hunger in America. It is estimated ...

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August 26, 2011  by 

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The Scope of Hunger

August 15, 2011  by 

The scope of hunger is a hard concept to really embrace. Sure, there are images that we might immediately think of like homeless children, poverty-stricken single-parent families, and isolated fixed income seniors. With a sincere interest in responding to hunger with a "full plate of services" Philabundance has made an ...

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Protected: September is Hunger Action Month

August 15, 2011  by 

Hunger Action Month is your opportunity to join a movement that has a real and lasting impact on our effort to feed more neighbors than ever before. Whether it's by advocating and raising awareness, making donations, or volunteering, you can find the way that's right for you to make a ...

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Bottom Dollar Food Celebrates Its First Birthday in Philadelphia With “Random Acts of Savings;” Donates More Than $25,000 to Area Food Banks

August 12, 2011  by 

COMPANY HIRED MORE THAN 960 ASSOCIATES, OPENED 22 STORES AND ENROLLED OVER 500,000 CUSTOMERS IN SAVINGS PROGRAM PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Bottom Dollar Food is celebrating its first birthday in the greater Philadelphia area on Saturday, Oct. 8, with "Random Acts of Savings." The company is offering ...

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Driving Hunger Out!

August 3, 2011  by 

Philabundance is an organization setup to feed people. But to feed people, we need to move food to the mouths of those who need it. Our trucks do a good job of ensuring this happens but they don't drive themselves. Behind that wheel is a dedicated driver that canvasses the ...

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Hunger grips Pa.’s First District, report finds

August 3, 2011  by 

By Alfred Lubrano Inquirer Staff Writer A new report that astonished even experts on hunger shows that half of all households with children in Pennsylvania's First Congressional District can't always afford to buy enough food. The district - which includes Kensington, parts of North and South Philadelphia, and Chester - is the second-hungriest ...

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