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Monthly Archives: March 2013

Johnson & Johnson Partners With Philabundance

March 27, 2013  by 

Philabundance is excited to announce that we have expanded our opportunities for corporate engagement by piloting our first off-site packing event in partnership with the Johnson & Johnson Consumer Group during their National Sales Meeting. The company’s U.S. Sales staff engaged in team building at the Downtown Marriott Hotel by packing ...

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Sprawling and struggling: Poverty hits America’s suburbs

March 25, 2013  by 

By Allison Linn, Staff Writer, NBC News WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Like many Americans who move to the suburbs, Tara Simons came to West Hartford because she wanted her daughter to grow up in a nice, safe place with good schools. Her fall from a more financially secure suburban life to one ...

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Chipotle Mexican Grill: Eat for Change

March 21, 2013  by 

Present this flyer at any Philadelphia area Chipotle or simply tell the cashier that you'd like to support Philabundance's fundraiser. Participating Locations: - Valley Square, PA - Plymouth Meeting, PA - Airport Square, PA - Turner Square, PA - Willow Grove, PA - Reading, PA - Exton, PA - Bala Cynwyd, PA - Ardmore Main Line, PA - Upenn, PA - Wayne, PA - ...

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Lorenzo & Sons Pizza Re-Grand Opening with WMMR’s Preston & Steve

March 19, 2013  by 

Friday, May 3, 2013 Lorenzo & Sons Pizza will donate 50% of proceeds from the ENTIRE day to Philabundance so stop by anytime! If you have a break during lunch, WWMR's Preston & Steve will be there from 12:30-2:30pm. Lorenzo and Sons Pizza, 305 South Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147  

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Of big cities, Phila. worst for people in deep poverty

March 19, 2013  by 

Philadelphia has the highest rate of deep poverty - people with incomes below half of the poverty line - of any of the nation's 10 most populous cities. The annual salary for a single person at half the poverty line is around $5,700; for a family of four, it's around $11,700. Philadelphia's ...

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Philabundance Gratefully Accepts Panera Bread’s Pledge to Fight Hunger in the Delaware Valley

March 14, 2013  by 

Philadelphia, Pa- March 14, 2013-Philabundance, the Delaware Valley’s largest hunger relief organization is happy to announce a new community partnership with Panera Bread. Panera recently introduced their “Live Consciously. Eat Deliciously” campaign, a campaign to raise the level of awareness about hunger in this country, while also being a catalyst ...

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Philabundance’s Edgewater Park Fresh For All Needs Volunteers

March 14, 2013  by 

EDGEWATER PARK — They show up faithfully every Tuesday in the name of food. Some of them give it out graciously, others receive it gratefully, and all of them leave the Abundant Life Fellowship Church parking lot with something. Shirley Mungro of Willingboro gets a good feeling out of the deal. “I just ...

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Panera Bread’s “Live Consciously. Eat Deliciously.”

March 13, 2013  by 

Panera recently introduced their “Live Consciously.  Eat Deliciously” campaign, a campaign to raise the level of awareness about hunger in this country, while also being a catalyst for change in the communities that they serve. Through this newly formed partnership, Philabundance will benefit from special programs in local Panera Bread Bakery Cafes such as Community ...

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Food pantry serves growing hunger in suburbia

March 13, 2013  by 

By Alfred Lubrano, INQUIRE STAFF WRITER Posted: March 12, 2013 Amid the lawn grass and grace of a middle-class patch of Montgomery County, families aren't getting enough to eat. So people crowd each week into the Seeds of Hope food pantry in Dresher, part of Upper Dublin Township, where, outwardly anyway, all seems ...

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The children going hungry in America

March 7, 2013  by 

Child poverty in the US has reached record levels, with almost 17 million children now affected. A growing number are also going hungry on a daily basis. Food is never far from the thoughts of 10-year-old Kaylie Haywood and her older brother Tyler, 12. At a food bank in Stockton, Iowa, they ...

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