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Monthly Archives: November 2011

Tri-State Toyota Dealers Prepare for 5th Annual 2011 Toyota Tundra Food Drive

November 28, 2011  by Russ Reid

  (Philadelphia, PA. 11/18/2011) -The Tri-State Toyota Dealers are partnering with Comcast-Spectacor to collect non-perishable food items during the fifth annual Toyota Tundra Food Drive in support of local hunger relief organization, Philabundance. Comcast-Spectacor will be collecting these items at the Wells Fargo Center from Thursday, December 8 through Saturday, December ...

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Tons of Turkeys

November 23, 2011  by Russ Reid

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Recession Has Local Families Facing Hunger

November 23, 2011  by Russ Reid

Check out the video of this newscast By Tamala Edwards Action News- 6abc November 22, 2011 (WPVI) -- With the long-running recession, Philabundance says poverty in our region is now in the double digits, with many families having to choose between buying food and paying their monthly bills. Rene DaCosta has no problem feeding ...

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Hunger Has a Cure

November 22, 2011  by 

Bottom Dollar Food kicked off the 9th annual "Hunger Has a Cure" campaign to fight hunger in our region. Customers can purchase ready-made food boxes or donate food in bins at their local Bottom Dollar Food through Dec. 27. The ready-made food boxes contain six items of private label product and ...

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Potential SNAP Cuts Create Uncertainty For Food Banks

November 22, 2011  by Russ Reid

Philabundance announces a 26 percent increase in agency need over the last year  Philadelphia, Pa.- November 22, 2011- Philabundance, the region's largest hunger relief organization, and its network of agencies saw 26 percent more people coming to them for food over the last year compared to a 22 percent increase in ...

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$1million grant awarded toward Chester food center

November 21, 2011  by 

View the original article on Chester City Blog Philabundance Awarded Major Funding from Robert Wood Johnson to Improve Food Access in Chester New non-profit retail model will address food access inequality Philadelphia, Pa. - November 15, 2011- The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awarded a $1 million grant to Philabundance, the largest hunger relief ...

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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Awards $1M to Fight Hunger in Phila.

November 21, 2011  by 

Philadelphia Business Journal Access the original article, here. Philabundance said it has received $1 million from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Most of the money will be used for a new food center in Chester, Delaware County, that will offer goods at reduced prices and for no charge, while accepting SNAP benefits. "Philabundance's community ...

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Eagles Volunteer At Philabundance

November 21, 2011  by 

The Philadelphia Eagles Women's Association and Eagles players volunteered at Philabundance's Hunger Relief Center on Tuesday by sorting beans and rice that will be packaged and given to those who need it most. Watch Video Now  (00:36)

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Spotlight on Registry10: Philabundance

November 21, 2011  by 

By Tessa Miller PartySpace Blog Access the original article, here. Philabundance was founded in 1984 by Philadelphia local, Pamela Rainey Lawler. Ms. Lawler founded Philabundance with the simple belief that no man, woman or child should go hungry. She started Philabundance out of her station wagon, going to bakeries and restaurants picking up ...

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