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Monthly Archives: July 2014

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July 31, 2014  by 

Hold a Food Drive Collect food that will be directly distributed to over 450 partnership agencies. Make a Financial Contribution Your donation will have an impact! Plan a Benefit or Event Dedicate the proceeds from your next event to the fight against hunger. Volunteer with us We have opportunities for groups and individuals.

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Homepage Statistics

July 31, 2014  by Philabundance Digital Media

750,000 the number of people facing hunger in the Delaware Valley 30 million pounds of food distributed by Philabundance in 2014 90,000 thanks to you - people provided food each week

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2015 TASTE Philadelphia Festival of Food, Wine & Spirits

July 28, 2014  by Amanda White

For $5 off your ticket, use code hungry. For every ticket purchased with this code, Gourmet Shows will donate $5 to Philabundance, which will provide 10 meals to those in need in the Delaware Valley.  Click here to purchase your discount tickets and support Philabundance. TASTE is what it is all about this fall ...

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Hoagie Bowl @ Lee’s Hoagie House of Horsham

July 24, 2014  by 

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Week Nine: Paying It Forward

July 24, 2014  by 

Philabundance is proud to partner with over 500 agencies across the Delaware Valley. The ever-evolving network of agencies and direct neighborhood distribution programs has enabled Philabundance to address the complex factors of food insecurity by distributing more emergency food into the hands of our neighbors who need it most. Veronica ...

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Week 8: The Empowerment of Giving Back

July 17, 2014  by 

The Philabundance Community Kitchen (PCK) was founded in 2000, as an adult culinary arts vocational training program that supplies critically needed meals to agencies and area emergency kitchens serving people with food insecurity.  PCK promotes the self sufficiency of low-income women and men by preparing them to work in commercial ...

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School’s Out for Summer, But Hunger Never Takes a Vacation

July 11, 2014  by 

America’s schools aren’t just places for kids to learn—they’re also major hunger-relief providers. In 2012, the National School Lunch Program provided 31 million children each school day with a nutritious mid-day meal, giving them the fuel they need to succeed in their studies. Millions of children also receive breakfast and ...

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Week 7: The Power of Kindness

July 10, 2014  by 

This week we share the story of Nikki Johnson-Huston, who experienced childhood hunger first hand growing up. She shared her perspective at our 2013 Hunger Symposium.   A large part of my childhood was spent battling hunger, food insecurity, poverty and sometimes homelessness. When people ask me how growing up in those circumstances ...

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DelVal’s farm feeds hungry

July 1, 2014  by 

Delaware Valley College has partnered with many organizations to create Hope of the Harvest. The farm produces fruits and vegetables for local food pantries and Philabundance Watch the accompanying vie on the Doylestown Intelligencer website. 

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Packing Meals for Bucks Knocks Out Hunger

July 1, 2014  by 

Bucks Knocks Out Hunger was this past Friday at Delaware Valley College, and it was an amazing morning! Over 600 volunteers helped pack 100,200 meals of rice and beans and macaroni and cheese in just three hours! All meals will go to local food pantries. The event was made possible by ...

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