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Monthly Archives: January 2015

The Philadelphia Inquirer Travel & Culinary Expo 2015: Mid-Atlantic Craft Beer Pavilion

January 30, 2015  by 

Philabundance will receive a $1 donation for each ticket sold for the Mid-Atlantic Craft Beer Pavilion at The Philadelphia Inquirer Travel Show! With that $1 donation, Philabundance can provide 2 meals to those in need throughout the Delaware Valley. Purchase Your Tickets Here! The Mid-Atlantic Craft Beer Pavilion will showcase multiple craft breweries from ...

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YBConnected “Network to End Hunger” 2015 @ The Union League

January 29, 2015  by 

YBConnected is proud to host their second, "Network to End Hunger" event on Thursday March 12, 2015 at The Union League of Philadelphia. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Philabundance.

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2015 CAA Food Drive: Donate @ Drexel or The Fresh Grocer

January 26, 2015  by 

You can also donate at The Fresh Grocer, 40th & Walnut Streets: Monday, Feb. 9, 3:00-7:00pm Thursday, Feb. 12, 3:00-7:00pm Sunday, Feb. 15, 11am-6:00pm

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Back to the desert? Closing Bottom Dollar makes it harder for poor to eat well

January 20, 2015  by Evan Post

BY JASON NARK, Daily News Staff Writer LIFE ON the poverty line can mean getting some cupcakes in your stomach, even if you're dreaming of an avocado. Fresh fruit and vegetables might require a bus trip out of town or waiting until a check clears. Hitting up the corner store instead often ...

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Honor the vision, celebrate the life

January 17, 2015  by Evan Post

Martin Luther King's Birthday isn't like other holidays. What other holiday is known for being a day of service, "a day on, not a day off"? No overeating, no watching sports, no revelry, just a lot of people trying to make a splendid dream more real. An estimated 135,000 volunteers, a ...

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MLS WORKS: SuperDraft Prospects Nick Besler and Fatai Alashe lend a helping hand in Philadelphia

January 14, 2015  by Evan Post

PHILADELPHIA – Over the past four years, Notre Dame’s Nick Besler and Michigan State's Fatai Alashe went head-to-head a number of times on the soccer field as midfielders for rival teams. On Wednesday, a day before both are expected to be taken in the first round of the MLS SuperDraft, the ...

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Woodbury Bottom Dollar closes doors for last time

January 13, 2015  by Evan Post

Shoppers who pulled into the vacant parking lot at the Bottom Dollar grocery on Broad Street Monday afternoon would have been disappointed by what they found. As of 2 p.m. Monday, all 66 Bottom Dollar stores in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Ohio were shuttered. The closings are to prepare for the sale of ...

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Bank uses social media to help feed the hungry

January 6, 2015  by Evan Post

By SARAH E. MORAN , For 21st Century Media Combining a marketing push for new customers and social media, a novel Susquehanna Bank campaign donated 147,000 meals to local food banks in November. The Susquehanna program, called #30DaysofThanks, comes at a particularly painful time of year for the hungry, as many Americans ...

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Giant talks turkey with Philabundance

January 1, 2015  by Evan Post

By Lois Puglionesi, Times Correspondent HAVERFORD >> Giant supermarket in Havertown partnered with Philabundance this week to ensure that needy families share a nourishing holiday meal, with turkey as the main course. Employees of both organizations helped load 1,000 frozen Giant brand turkeys onto a Philabundance truck on Thursday for distribution to ...

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