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Monthly Archives: June 2015

Thousands of Delaware Valley Kids Might Not Receive Needed Meals This Summer

June 23, 2015  by Brittany Barbato

Communications and Public Relations Senior Manager Stefanie Arck-Baynes talks with Jenn Ryan of More FM about the dire number of children in the Delaware Valley facing summer hunger.

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More Than 330,000 Kids in The Delaware Valley Face Summer Hunger

June 17, 2015  by Brittany Barbato

Philadelphia, PA – June 17, 2015 – Hundreds of thousands of kids who receive school meals may go hungry this summer, according to a newly-released study from the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC). Of the 330,000 children in Philabundance’s nine-county service area who receive free or reduced-price breakfast and ...

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Cosi 10¢ Coffee Donations

June 15, 2015  by Liz Edelen

Every time you purchase a hot or iced coffee, cosi® donates 10¢ to a local food bank. Philabundance benefits from coffee purchases at the following cosi® locations: Bucks County 104 Pheasant Run, Newtown, PA 18940 Chester County 424 W. Swedesford Road, Berwyn, PA 19312 295 Main Street, Exton, PA 19341 Montgomery County 761 Lancaster Avenue, Bryn Mawr, PA ...

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Buy One, Feed One. Patties with a Purpose at Hunger Burger

June 15, 2015  by Liz Edelen

Hunger Burger was started by George and Kim Mickel who came up with the idea for the restaurant after spending time in El Salvador helping to feed the hungry. They want to serve mouthwatering burgers and sides, while making a positive impact on world hunger. For each burger sold,  Hunger Burger donates ...

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A Note from Philabundance’s Newest Hunger Hero

June 10, 2015  by Glenn Bergman

Hello Philabundance blog-o-sphere! For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Glenn Bergman and, as of June 1, I am the new Executive Director of Philabundance. This is my first blog post so you’ll have to let me know how I do. In fact, listening is a big priority ...

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The Fight to Bring Chester Back From the Brink

June 1, 2015  by Brittany Barbato

By Jim Waltzer “Don’t know why there’s no sun up in the sky / Stormy weather …” The great jazz/blues vocalist Ethel Waters, a native of Chester, may have been the first to sing this classic song in public, doing so in a 1933 nightclub performance. About four decades later, the sun ...

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