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Monthly Archives: October 2014

Sofitel Philadelphia French Wine Fair

October 24, 2014  by 

Sofitel Philadelphia is hosting a French Wine Fair benefiting Philabundance. The French Wine Fair takes over Liberté Lounge with eight wine vineyards pouring 4-5 wines at various stations. Each vineyard will have reps on hand to answer any questions or order the French imports straight to your home! Tickets are $20 and Sofitel ...

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Week 20: Helping Our Community Get Through Hardships

October 23, 2014  by 

When Philip Yost was younger, he struggled with a prescription drug addiction. He worked hard to get clean, and was lucky enough to meet a wonderful woman whom he married. Together they eventually bought a house and had two daughters. One unfortunate day, Philip was diagnosed with throat cancer. During his cancer treatment, Philip ...

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Tranquil Point at River Wards- Time to Give Thanks!

October 20, 2014  by 

  Time to Give Thanks! For the month of November massages will be discounted to $45 an hour booking for the following: ~Military ~Police ~Firefighters ~First Responders ~Union Members   Valid ID is required   For every massage booked, $15 will be donated to Philabundance. To make an appointment, please call Jennifer at 267-519-8788. Tranquil Points at River Wards 2437 Aramingo Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19125    

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Week Nineteen: Access to Healthy Food for All Community Members

October 20, 2014  by 

Nicola Buckley is the kind of person who cares for others. The 22 year-old from Upper Darby just completed her schooling to become a nurse, and will soon work full time in the medical profession. But, her passion for caring for others goes way beyond nursing. After Nicola’s grandmother retired, she ...

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Study Finds Shifts in Charitable Giving After Recession

October 20, 2014  by 

Between 2006 and 2012, the wealthiest Americans became less generous with charitable donations, as a share of their total income, while lower- and middle-income Americans reached farther into their pockets as they witnessed the need for charity in their communities, a study says. The Chronicle of Philanthropy, in a study released Monday, examined ...

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Week Eighteen: Pursuing a Passion with Philabundance

October 13, 2014  by 

  Cooking professionally was never something that Shalonda Purdy grew up wanting to do. Cooking was something she did at home for her family; it was natural to her, but never something she thought of as a job. Now she is a professional cook at the Hard Rock Café, much thanks ...

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Philadelphia Weekly’s Taste of Philly

October 13, 2014  by 

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High Steaks! The Great Philly Cheesesteak Challenge & Cocktail Competition

October 8, 2014  by 

If only every fine Philly eatery’s anniversary soiree could be this downright dynamite. A festive Center City block party, replete with good music, chef-created nibbles, craft beer sampling and two more of our favorite things: drinking and judging? Yes, yes, a thousand times, yes! Square 1682 is turning five in ...

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The Dreamforce Community One Million Meals campaign

October 8, 2014  by 

The Dreamforce Community is working to deliver ONE MILLION MEALS to those most in need. Philabundance is one of the featured nonprofits that you can choose to support. Click here to learn more! 

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High Steaks! The Great Philly Cheesesteak Challenge & Cocktail Competition

October 8, 2014  by 

  The Great Philly Cheesesteak Challenge & Cocktail Competition! Date: Sunday, October 12 from 1-4pm Tickets: $40 all inclusive for food and beverage Location: Outside Square 1682 (Sansom Street, 17th-16th) Come sample creative renditions of Philadelphia's most iconic sandwich from top city chefs, and wash it down with mini-cocktails from the city's best bar keeps, plus beer from ...

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