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Monthly Archives: November 2012

Tri-State Toyota Dealers Partner With Local Sports Teams To Collect Food for 6th Annual Toyota Tundra Food Drive

November 29, 2012  by 

For Immediate Release (Philadelphia,PA. 11/26/12) -The Tri-State Toyota Dealers are partnering with local professional sports teams to collect nonperishable food items as part of the 6th annual Toyota Tundra Food Drive. As in previous years, all food collected is being donated to local hunger relief organization, Philabundance. The month long food drive ...

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Faces of hunger: Sholanda Purdy

November 28, 2012  by 

PHILADELPHIA - November 27, 2012 (WPVI) -- While the job picture has been slowly improving, there are still areas in our region where the unemployment rate is in the double digits, far exceeding the national average. That translates into nearly a million people not having enough money to buy food. 30-year old Sholanda ...

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The Great Food Fight a perfect way to combat hunger

November 28, 2012  by 

By Valerie Bell Archbishop Wood High School The holiday season is finally here. Christmas music is on, the fireplace is nice and warm and everyone is eager to enjoy a succulent dish for dinner. Unfortunately, not everyone in our area will be able to partake in such a quality feast. Hunger is a ...

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Faces of hunger: Helen Carrafa

November 21, 2012  by 

PENNSVILLE, N.J. - November 20, 2012 (WPVI) -- Every week, Philabundance distributes food to 65,000 people at risk of going hungry. And more than one in six of those in need are senior citizens, people like Helen Carrafa of Pennsville, N.J. Her friends call her 'Happy, Hugging Helen.' Every Wednesday, you'll find her ...

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Register Your Drive

November 21, 2012  by 

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Infatuation Dance Company: Peacing Love and Joy

November 21, 2012  by 

Sunday, December 9, 6:00pm Peacing Love and Joy By Infatuation Dance Company Chi Movement Arts Center 1316 S. 9th Street Philadelphia, PA 19147 Tickets: $20 *10% of ticket sales will be donated to Philabundance Infatuation Dance Company presents three revisited works along with a few new holiday numbers. We all know we love the season but is it ...

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Philabundance and the Hunger Relief Network Experiencing 29 Percent Increase in Need for Food Assistance and 98 Percent Increase Over the Past Three Years

November 20, 2012  by 

Philabundance and food pantries across the region need community support to keep shelves stocked Philadelphia, Pa- November 20, 2012- Philabundance, the Delaware Valley’s largest hunger relief organization, and their agencies are experiencing an increase in need for the third consecutive year. A recent poll of neighborhood food pantries and neighborhood ...

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Half Price Tickets with Donation: Scott Weiland @ The Keswick Theatre

November 20, 2012  by 

Sunday, November 25, 2012 @ 8:00pm Scott Weiland From Stone Temple Pilots & Velvet Revolver + Desoto Jones Sunday, November 25, 8:00pm Keswick Theatre, 291 N. Keswick Avenue, Glenside, PA 19038 Rocketing to the forefront of the music world in 1992, Scott Weiland has become one of rock music's most highly-respected and prolific artists. His ...

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Guest Blogger Pam Davis Remembers Her Husband By Helping Others

November 16, 2012  by 

  When my husband, Chip, passed away unexpectedly on May 21, 2009 at the age of 43, I was devastated.  Having spent 26 years together, I felt lost without him. As I was driving to work on December 4, 2009, I was trying to come up with a way to make my ...

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NBC10’s We CAN Food Drive

November 15, 2012  by 

NBC10 has been bringing you stories lately about local food banks like Philabundance and the Food Bank of South Jersey that have been hit with extra requests this year thanks to Superstorm Sandy and the holidays. Now NBC10 is stepping in to help the immediate need to feed the hungry this ...

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