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Monthly Archives: May 2014

Phillies Rally Against Hunger With Food Collection at Saturday’s Game

May 29, 2014  by 

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — In a bit of a break with tradition, Phillies fans are being asked to bring food tothe ballpark on Saturday, to help kick off the team’s drive to help the anti-hunger group Philabundance. Standing at the loading dock of the Philabundance headquarters in South Philadelphia today, Philabundance president Bill Clark ...

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The Surge in Senior Citizen Hunger Insecurity

May 29, 2014  by 

In honor of Older Americans month, Philabundance is highlighting the growing increase of senior citizens struggling with food insecurity. According to Feeding America, 1.1 million households with seniors living alone experience food insecurity. The number of seniors facing hunger is expected to increase by 50% by 2025. Philabundance is committed to ...

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Philabundance Receives Nationwide Insurance Foundation Grant to Support Area Food-Insecure

May 27, 2014  by 

Philadelphia, Pa - May 27, 2014 – Philabundance announced today they were awarded one of the nearly two dozen grants provided by the Nationwide Insurance Foundation to help bring more food to families in need across the country. Philabundance received $30,000 to be used towards fighting hunger in the Delaware ...

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Week One: 30 Years of Squashing Hunger With Acme

May 22, 2014  by 

Philabundance could not assist 75,000 neighbors in need each week without the help of local corporations throughout the region. From financial contributions, volunteer hours, in-kind goods and food donations, these combined efforts help us reach more people than ever before. This week, we are highlighting our community partner ACME Markets for ...

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Phans Feeding Families 2014

May 22, 2014  by 

The "Phans" Are Feeding Families Again This Summer! Citizens Bank and the Philadelphia Phillies are joining together for the third year to bat hunger right out of the Delaware Valley. Phillies Phans from all over the region will again help raise money and collect food for those in need. To support Philabundance and the 2014 ...

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Citizens Bank, Phillies & Sandberg Family launch 2014 Phans Feeding Families summer hunger relief program

May 21, 2014  by 

PHILADELPHIA – Citizens Bank and the Philadelphia Phillies, in partnership with Phillies Manager Ryne Sandberg and his wife, Margaret, and Phillies sponsors, today announced the 2014 Phans Feeding Families program. As part of the program, the Citizens Bank Foundation presented a check for $40,000 to Philabundance, the region’s largest hunger ...

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Philabundance Commemorates 30 Years of Squashing Hunger With Acme

May 20, 2014  by 

May 19, 2014- Philadelphia, Pa. - Philabundance, the Delaware Valley’s largest hunger relief organization, is commemorating its 30th anniversary throughout 2014. On May 13, 1984, Pamela Rainey Lawler picked up the first official food donation for Philabundance at an Acme Markets store. The 30th anniversary was observed with a food ...

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Senior Citizens Facing Food Insecurity Crisis

May 13, 2014  by 

Of the 75,000 people Philabundance serves every week, roughly 16% are senior citizens. While Philabundance strives to help all Delaware Valley residents in need of food assistance, we know that hunger impacts senior citizens in ways that differ from our other neighbors in need. As May is National Older Americans ...

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Raffle – Phish Concert Tickets

May 9, 2014  by 

Control for Smilers, a Phish Tribute band, is raffling off tickets for Phish at the Mann Center on Wednesday, July 9, 2014! Tickets are $10/each or $40/5 tickets and the winner will be announced the week before the show. Proceeds will be donated to Philabundance and The Waterwheel Foundation. Check out the ...

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Fruit Beer & Cider Festival and Food Drive

May 9, 2014  by 

What?  Fruit Beer & Cider Festival When?  Saturday, May 31st, 11-8 Where?  The Institute Bar, 12th & Green St. Check out the Facebook event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/656192731116804/ Visit the 5th annual Fruit Beer & Cider Festival. This year they are partnering with Philabundance and Greensgrow to create this event. Bring a can good or PB&J food donation for $2.00 off a ...

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