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Monthly Archives: August 2012

Paper Plate Advocacy Project

August 31, 2012  by 

September 1 - September 30 September is Hunger Action Month, and we are inviting neighbors across the Delaware Valley to join in on our Paper Plate Advocacy Project! You can help us raise 5,000 meals and make a big difference in just 30 days. Follow these three easy steps: STEP 1: Write a message about hunger on ...

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Hunger Symposium Study Guide

August 30, 2012  by 

Prep for the Hunger Symposium with our Study Guide! This comprehensive collection of resources features news stories, op-eds and policy FAQs that will help you understand this year's Symposium theme: The Challenges of Food Sourcing. Catch up on the latest Farm Bill debates, drought coverage and hunger issues, and learn how they ...

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Philabundance to host a plethora of events

August 30, 2012  by 

By TONY FIORIGLIO, The Times Herald PHILADELPHIA — September is “Hunger Action Month” and Philabundance will host more than 30 different actions and events in the Delaware Valley to raise awareness and provide meals for families across the region under the banner of the “Fill a Plate, Give a Meal” campaign. Nearly ...

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September Is HUNGER ACTION MONTH — Help Philabundance “Fill a Plate, Give a Meal” this Month

August 30, 2012  by 

Drought conditions will create a greater strain on families struggling to afford to put meals on the table Philadelphia, Pa- August 29, 2012- September is Hunger Action Month, and food banks across the country like Philabundance are issuing  a call-to-action mobilizing people in the Delaware Valley to participate in the fight ...

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Letter from Philabundance President: Ensure neighbors will not go hungry

August 29, 2012  by 

Delaware County Times To the Times: Few think of summer, a season of packing the car and heading down the shore, as the time of greatest need. But as summer comes to a close and kids are getting ready to head back to school, I think about all of the families who ...

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Food Insecurity Expands As The Drought Continues

August 27, 2012  by Philabundance Digital Media

Few think of summer, a season of packing the car and heading down the shore, as the time of greatest need. But as summer comes to a close and kids are getting ready to head back to school, I think about all of the families who have been struggling the ...

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Georges Duboeuf’s Beaujolais & Burgers: A Night of the Perfect Pairing

August 23, 2012  by 

September 17, 2012

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Philabundance Receives $5,000 from Grocery Retailer Save-A-Lot

August 23, 2012  by 

Food bank donation will provide 10,000 meals for local families; Other activities planned in market as part of Save-A-Lot’s Fuel Your Family Road Trip Save-A-Lot, one of the nation’s leading hard-discount, limited-assortment grocery chains, hit the road this month to help educate people about how they can eat healthy and affordably ...

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Philly Pop-Up-Picnic for Philabundance

August 22, 2012  by 

This event has been canceled. Tuesday, September 18, 2012

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The US Drought and Global Hunger: What We Know and What We Don’t

August 22, 2012  by 

by Eric Holt Gimenez, Executive Director, Food First/Institute for Food and Development Policy HuffPo Impact The failure of the U.S. corn harvests spells a disaster for the world's poor, but not because the poor eat our corn. They don't eat corn-fed livestock from CAFOs either, nor do they fill up at the ...

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