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Monthly Archives: June 2012

Phillies Friday – Phans Feeding Families

June 29, 2012  by Evan Post

WPHL-17 Mikaelyn Austin Hunger doesn't take a summer vacation; in fact, it gets worse!  This week on Phillies Friday we get an inside look at the Phillies 2nd Annual "Phans Feeding Families" initiative - a much needed summer hunger relief program. Spearheaded by Roy and his wife, Brandy, through their Halladay Family Foundation, ...

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‘Phans Feeding Families’ back for second year

June 29, 2012  by Evan Post By Jake Kaplan PHILADELPHIA --- With Wednesday's official start of summer, a season in which hunger in the Delaware Valley is especially prevalent, the Phillies and Citizens Bank, along with the Halladay Family Foundation and Phillies sponsors, introduced the second annual Phans Feeding Families program on Tuesday. Speaking behind a dais full ...

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Hunger Doesn’t Take A Vacation

June 29, 2012  by 

Most of us have experienced what it’s like to be hungry at some point in our lives.  More than likely it was because you didn’t have time to eat, you were too busy working, or it’s because you simply just forgot.  Eventually your pounding headache or your growling stomach lets ...

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Philabundance Kicks off Share the Harvest July 7th

June 28, 2012  by Evan Post

All produce donated through Share the Harvest will go directly to an agency in the community Philadelphia, Pa. – June 28, 2012 – Philabundance, the region’s largest hunger relief organization, is gearing up for the annual Share the Harvest program. Philabundance is asking gardeners to donate their extra produce to help ...

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Come Tailgate with ShopRite and the Phillies on July 8th!

June 28, 2012  by Russ Reid

Come Tailgate with ShopRite and the Phillies on July 8th! ShopRite and the Philadelphia Phillies are hosting a food drive to benefit Philabundance. WHEN & WHERE: Sunday, July 8th Phillies vs. Braves game at Citizens Bank Park. 10am to 2pm GET INVOLVED: Fans who bring a non-perishable food donation to the ShopRite Can Can 40th Anniversary Truck ...

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Philabundance partners with Hard Rock Cafe

June 28, 2012  by Evan Post

WPVI Action News (Video) People on the front lines of the war against hunger will tell you it takes no holiday. People on the front lines of the war against hunger will tell you it takes no holiday. That's especially true in summer. Crops may abound, but awareness tends to wane this ...

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YouthBuild Student Attends National Conference on Volunteering and Service

June 27, 2012  by Evan Post

YouthBuild Philadelphia Student recognized nationally by YouthBuild AmeriCorps panel for outstanding commitment to service and community. Philadelphia, Pa – June 20, 2012 – YouthBuild Philadelphia Charter School student Tahir Ingram has received a First Place recognition for the YouthBuild AmeriCorps Award for Outstanding Community Service. This award identifies students from YouthBuild ...

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Hunger Symposium 2012 @ The Hub

June 26, 2012  by 

Thank you to all who attended! Check out highlights on YouTube! Thank you for joining us for this year's event, and helping us to come up with innovative ways to combat the growing issue of hunger. This year's symposium focused on Finding Food to Meet the Need: The Challenges of Food Sourcing.  CHECK OUT ...

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Facebook’s promoted posts: Pay to play, some say

June 26, 2012  by Evan Post

Sam Wood and John Timpane Philadelphia Inquirer When it began, Facebook was the world's greatest free high school yearbook. Now, for some, it's gone pay-to-play. A Facebook policy announced in late April called Promoted Posts invites owners of some Facebook pages (those with more than 400 "likes," expressions of interest from other users) ...

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Hunger Symposium 2012 – Sponsors

June 26, 2012  by Russ Reid

    The 2nd Annual Hunger Symposium has been generously funded by the following sponsors: Premier Sponsor - Hunger Hero      VIP Reception Sponsor   Table Sponsors    .      . . > > Design Sponsor     Return to the main Hunger Symposium page

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