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Monthly Archives: May 2015

Talking Philabundance with Glenn Bergman

May 31, 2015  by Brittany Barbato

By Rick Nichols You might consider Glenn Bergman, 63, something of the Zelig of Philadelphia's food scene. There he was in the '80s, humping desserts for a Frog Commissary-catered party. Then grilling stuffed veal loin at La Terasse. Then running a corporate dining unit. By 2004, he was leading the fourfold ...

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Philabundance Cupcake Smash

May 29, 2015  by Brittany Barbato

By NBC10 - Vai Sikahema Philabundance is trying to help those facing hunger in the Delaware Valley at the 5th Annual Cupcake Smash Event. NBC10's Vai Sikahema talks to Liz Edelen, the assistant manager of events for Philabundance and Stephen Wilson, a pastry chef at the Ritz Carlton. Watch the video ...

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Change for CHANGE

May 19, 2015  by Brittany Barbato

Saving money to go to Disney World is a common experience for children who dream of meeting Mickey, parading with princesses and taking tea time twice a day. But when Braydn, a kindergartener at Good Shepherd Catholic School (GSC) in Ardsley, PA, heard about her school’s coin drive for Philabundance, she ...

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Hunger Hits the Main Line

May 14, 2015  by Philabundance

Paoli is located on the Main Line, one of the Delaware Valley’s wealthiest areas. So many may assume that its residents don’t face hunger. But they do. Thanks to Philabundance agencies like The Church of the Good Samaritan’s food closet, there is a free service for local residents who need food ...

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Sandberg, Phillies Team Up with Philabundance

May 12, 2015  by Brittany Barbato

By Nick Suss Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg and representatives from Citizens Bank joined up with Philabundance on Monday to combat hunger in the Delaware Valley. Philabundance is a non-profit organization that provides relief for the hungry in the metro Philadelphia area by receiving food donations from farms, manufacturers, importers, retailers, wholesalers and ...

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Phans Feeding Families 2015

May 11, 2015  by Liz Edelen

The "Phans" Are Feeding Families Again This Summer! Citizens Bank and the Philadelphia Phillies are joining together for the fifth year to bat hunger out of the Delaware Valley. Phans from all over the region will again help raise money and collect food for those in need. To support Philabundance and the 2015 Phans Feeding Families ...

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Pinpointing Hunger at Home

May 7, 2015  by Brittany Barbato

The Gap Food insecurity is everywhere. But just how close is it to home? Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, says hunger exists in every zip code in the country. As we seek out more collaboration in the hunger movement, resources like Feeding America’s Map the Meal Gap are becoming increasingly ...

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PCK

May 4, 2015  by Brittany Barbato

By Jarreau Freeman Philabundance Community Kitchen, perhaps one of Philly's best-kept secrets, is an innovative adult culinary vocational job-training program that operates out of a North Philly shelter. This program provides low income and unemployed individuals (18 and older) with the ability to acquire high-level culinary training as they work to ...

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Manayunk Businessman Makes Donation to Philabundance

May 3, 2015  by Brittany Barbato

By Bernard J. Scally In a short ceremony outside his latest forthcoming venture, The Juice Merchant, located on Main Street, Bazemore and staff presented a $2,500 check to Philabundance April 30. According to Philabundance Event Manager Liz Edelen, that day was the final one for fund matching. The money presented will be ...

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Philabundance and PWPM Share A Rewarding Humanitarian Relationship

May 1, 2015  by Brittany Barbato

By Christina DiMartino Philabundance is a non-profit food bank that serves the Philadelphia and Delaware Valley region of Pennsylvania. Nearly 900,000 people in the region are affected by hunger. Founded in 1984 with the belief that no person should go hungry, today the food bank provides food to approximately 75,000 people ...

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