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Monthly Archives: April 2014

Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive

April 30, 2014  by 

On Saturday, May 10th, you can help the Delaware Valley’s letter carriers Stamp Out Hunger provide assistance to the millions of Americans struggling with hunger. Simply leave donations of non-perishable food items, like soup, canned meats and fish, canned vegetables and fruit, as well as peanut butter, pasta and rice, next to your ...

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Philabundance Announces Newest Board Chair and Members

April 29, 2014  by 

Philadelphia, Pa – April 29, 2014– Philabundance, the Delaware Valley’s largest hunger relief organization, today announced the newest additions to their Board of Directors. Murvin Lackey of Philadelphia, Senior Advisor to PRWT Services, Inc.’s  President, CEO and Chairman, is serving as Board Chair for 2014. Five new additions to the ...

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Cupcake Smash Teams With Philabundance At The Piazza

April 28, 2014  by 

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The fourth annual Cupcake Smash benefiting Philabundance took place at the Piazza in Northern Liberties on Saturday, and hundreds of cupcakes were eaten to benefit a worthy cause. “It’s a chance for amateur and professional bakers to do their best with some of the items from our most needed foods list,” said ...

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Looking for a CSA to Join this Season?

April 27, 2014  by 

Are you looking for a CSA to join this season? Philly Foodworks runs a CSA and will donate a portion of your purchase to Philabundance's Fresh For All program if you enter the promo code “Philabundance” at the end of your sign-up. To sign-up for the Philly Foodworks CSA, click here! About ...

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Teaching cooking, teaching life

April 25, 2014  by 

Tucked behind a fence on whip-thin Woodstock Street in North Philly, the Philabundance Community Kitchen (PCK) is changing lives. Founded in 2000 as an adult culinary arts program for low-income individuals, PCK is a job-training program run by Philabundance, a 30-year-old hunger-relief organization that feeds 72,000 people per week. But PCK ...

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To Do: Eat Cupcakes For Charity at Philabundance’s Cupcake Smash

April 25, 2014  by 

Eat cupcakes, fight hunger. That’s the idea behind Philabundance’s Cupcake Smash, happening this Saturday at the Piazza at Schmidts. Now, I tend to be of the mindset that cupcakes are always a good idea, but if you need a little more convincing, look at it this way: You get to indulge after ...

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Residents Enjoy 1st Affordable Easter Meal in Years

April 24, 2014  by 

The Fare & Square Grocery Store is the first non-profit grocery store in the area thanks to Philabundance. In six months it has changed how people in Chester, Pa. buy food. Click here to watch the original broadcast on NBC10.com 

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MealTicket (Philadelphia City Paper) Presents Great Sandwiches Event

April 23, 2014  by 

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Warminster ShopRite Raises $20K for Philabundance

April 22, 2014  by 

The ShopRite of Warminster on Thursday will present a $20,000 check to Philabundance, the Delaware Valley’s largest hunger relief organization. The donation was raised as a part of the annual Check-Out Hunger fundraising campaign. Each year, ShopRite stores compete to raise funds to benefit local food banks in ShopRite communities across CT, NY, NJ, PA, ...

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No Excuse for Hungry Students

April 22, 2014  by 

See original article here. It’s easy for me to forget the hardships my students face every day. I maintain an almost fanatically upbeat presence in the classroom and most of my ninth graders oblige me by joining in. We sing, dance, tell stories, make jokes. It’s my way of avoiding the ...

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