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Monthly Archives: September 2014

Philabundance Commemorates 30 Years of Driving Hunger from the Delaware Valley this Hunger Action Month

September 26, 2014  by 

Philadelphia, Pa- September 8, 2014- September is Hunger Action Month, a national initiative to raise awareness of hunger in our communities. In response, Philabundance is launching its “30 Ways in 30 Days” campaign to mobilize people in the Delaware Valley to participate in the fight against hunger.  And this year, ...

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TICKETS ON SALE NOW! Philabundance Beet Hunger Bash-11/7/14 Celebrates 30 Years of Driving Hunger From Our Communities

September 26, 2014  by 

Philadelphia, Pa,- September 16, 2014- Tickets are now on sale for Philabundance’s Beet Hunger Bash, an event honoring 30 years of driving hunger from the Delaware Valley. This interactive Bash, honoring founder, Pamela Rainey Lawler, will bring event-goers on a journey that includes both the past and the future of an ...

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Week Sixteen: A Food Desert No More

September 26, 2014  by 

Lack of access to healthy food is a critical issue in the Delaware Valley. There were 35 food deserts in Philabundance’s nine county service area as determined by the USDA.  Chester was without a grocery store since 2001 before Fare & Square and more than 54% of families in the ...

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Larry Friends & Family and Emily Neblock Live in Concert

September 22, 2014  by 

Larry Friends & Family Progressive Folk-Rock favorites Larry Friends & Family return to Steel City Coffeehouse on October 25, 2014 for an encore performance following their SOLD OUT appearance there in November of 2013. The power of lifetime friendship has returned the band to rare reunion performances on the live stage, ...

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Philabundance ‘Beet Hunger Bash’ to Celebrate 30 Years of Fighting Hunger!

September 19, 2014  by 

Event poised to provide 500,000 meals for people in need! Philadelphia, Pa- Tickets are now on sale for Philabundance’s Beet Hunger Bash, an event honoring 30 years of driving hunger from the Delaware Valley. This interactive Bash, honoring founder, Pamela Rainey Lawler, will bring event-goers on a journey that includes both the ...

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Fare & Square’s First Anniversary Block Party Celebration!

September 19, 2014  by 

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Week Fifteen: A Labor of Love and Service

September 17, 2014  by 

2014 marks the twentieth anniversary of AmeriCorps. Comprised of three main branches, including AmeriCorps State & National, AmeriCorps National Civilian Conservation Corps (NCCC), and AmeriCorps Volunteer In Service To America (VISTA), AmeriCorps service members work on varied tasks throughout the US to “get things done for America.” From planting trees and restoring ...

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Week Fourteen: A Partnership in Preventing Hunger

September 15, 2014  by 

Fighting hunger across the Delaware Valley region is a community wide effort. Philabundance works with a network of over 400 member agencies across our region to ensure that neighbors in need have access to food. Our agency partners are on the front lines every day, and make sure that food ...

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Share Your Story with Philabundance

September 12, 2014  by 

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A Look Back at the History of Philabundance

September 12, 2014  by 

Philabundance has been feeding the area’s hungry by collecting and distributing surplus food since 1984—sharing about 30 million pounds of food in 2013 alone. Pamela Rainey Lawler founded the nonprofit from her home in Roxborough and has been the organization’s face and fierce st proponent ever since. She sat down with Philadelphia ...

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