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Monthly Archives: February 2015

Chico’s Shopping Weekend

February 27, 2015  by 

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Food recovery program expands to include Hill dining hall

February 24, 2015  by Evan Post

By JEFFREY CAREYVA Spare food at the Hill College House dining hall will no longer go to waste. Wednesday marks the expansion of Penn Dining and Bon Appétit’s food recovery program, an operation that donates unserved food to hungry locals in Philadelphia. At the start of the 2014 fall semester, 1920 Commons ...

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Giant Food Stores helping Philabundance Spread the Love

February 24, 2015  by Evan Post

By Lois Puglionesi, Times Correspondent HAVERFORD >> Giant Food Stores is supporting Philabundance’s Spread the Love campaign in a characteristically big way. The Havertown store donated 3,240 jars of peanut butter and 100 loaves of bread to aid the cause on Tuesday. Each 18-ounce jar of peanut butter will make about nine ...

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6ABC/DUNKIN’ DONUTS FOOD DRIVE MOST SUCCESSFUL EVER

February 20, 2015  by Evan Post

The 6abc/Dunkin' Donuts Holiday Food Drive had its most successful year ever.6abc president and general manager Bernie Prazenica was there to present Philabundance with a $90,000 check in South Philadelphia on Friday.This year's drive provided hundreds of thousands of meals to families in need.It's all possible through the generosity of ...

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Mark Bender Featured on Executive Leaders Radio

February 20, 2015  by 

Mark Bender, Interim Executive Director at Philabundance first appeared on Executive Leaders Radio on February 20, 2015. Executive Leaders Radio is dedicated to honoring individuals who have risen to leadership roles through hard work and dedication. This highly popular radio program shares the stories and wisdom of leaders like Mark ...

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19th Annual Walk Against Hunger + 5K Run

February 18, 2015  by 

Saturday, April 11, 2015 Back for its 19th year, the Stroehmann Walk Against Hunger & 5K Run is a fun and easy way to support Philabundance and those in need of food throughout the Delaware Valley. More than 3,500 people gather to raise funds that will be distributed to over 100 food ...

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Chesco school donates 1,000 jars of peanut butter

February 17, 2015  by Evan Post

CHESTER COUNTY1,000 jars of jelly and peanut butter donated OXFORD Students at Bethany Christian School in Oxford donated more than 1,000 jars of peanut butter and jelly Friday to kick off the "Spread the Love" food drive at Philabundance. The Philadelphia food bank plans to collect 10,000 jars of peanut butter and ...

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Hungry people need peanut butter, and you can help

February 12, 2015  by Evan Post

The Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger says about half a million people in Philadelphia don’t have proper access to food. That means that, because their resources — earnings, government benefits, family, etc. — aren’t enough for them to attain healthy, balanced nutrition, those people live with hunger. Philabundance is one of the charities that works to pick up the slack ...

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Yoga Class @ The Yoga Garden to benefit Philabundance

February 9, 2015  by 

Give It Forward: A Donations Class to Benefit Philabundance March 1, 2015, 2:30-3:30pm The Yoga Garden, 903 South Street Register by donating ANY AMOUNT of extra coins you have laying around the house! For the past five years, you've been with us as the two Yoga Garden studios have grown. From our small beginnings, your ...

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Philabundance to Spread the Love to Hungry Neighbors This Valentine’s Day

February 9, 2015  by Evan Post

Subaru will match jars of peanut butter / dollars donated through February 27  Philadelphia, PA- February 9, 2015- Philabundance will Spread the Love to families facing hunger this Valentine’s Day by collecting 10,000 jars of peanut butter and jelly for neighbors struggling to feed their families during the cold winter months. ...

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