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Monthly Archives: January 2016

Philabundance Gets Support From Dunkin Donuts & 6abc

January 29, 2016  by Amanda White

SOUTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Needy families in the Delaware Valley got a huge boost Thursday, and it's all thanks to your generosity. 6abc General Manager Bernie Prazenica and officials from Dunkin' Donuts presented Philabundance with a check for 155 thousand dollars. That's the money raised for this year's 6abc Dunkin Donuts Holiday ...

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Philabundance Community Kitchen’s Braised Short Ribs Recipe

January 21, 2016  by Brittany Barbato

This short ribs recipe, provided by our new Philabundance Community Kitchen Chef Instctor Hugo Campos, calls for a standard braising technique our students will learn in the program this semester. Test it out in your own kitchen and let it warm you up this winter! Classic Braised Short Ribs Ingredients 5 pound bone-in ...

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Heat or Eat? Clients Face Tough Choices During Winter Months

January 19, 2016  by Brittany Barbato

Amanda was born and raised in Chester, PA; a wife, mother, grandmother and retired nurse’s aide, she worked the majority of her life until her rheumatoid arthritis became debilitating and her husband passed away, leaving her facing financial challenges. Today, to ease the burden of her utility and medical bills, Amanda ...

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Fare & Square Nonprofit Grocery Store Helps People Eat Healthy

January 12, 2016  by Amanda White

CHESTER, Pa. (CBS) — We all know produce isn’t the cheapest item to buy at the grocery store. So, one store in Chester, Delaware County, is trying to entice customers to eat healthier by offering rewards. The store is already a first of its kind in the country, and now, it has ...

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Spread The Love 2017

January 12, 2016  by Brittany Barbato

THANK YOU! Spread the Love this February! In the spirit of Valentine’s Day, we asked you to Spread the Love in February to help Philabundance feed the youngest members of our community – children. We are happy to announce that we have EXCEEDED OUR GOAL of raising $20,000 to purchase over 16,000 ...

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2015 Hunger Fighting Highlights YOU Made Possible (Infographic)

January 8, 2016  by Brittany Barbato

As you can see YOU made an impact in 2015 and, with your continued support, we will collectively continue to drive hunger from our communities in 2016! Here are some ideas on how to get started, and many thanks again from all of us at Philabundance.

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A Win for Chester: Union Foundation Donates $25G to City’s Fare & Square

January 7, 2016  by Amanda White

By: Rick Kauffman CHESTER >> The Fare & Square grocery store is one of a kind. It is the first and only non-profit grocery in the United States, but more importantly it is the sole food market in the city of Chester. With the closing of Bottom Dollar on Edgmont Avenue after ...

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6 Ways to Keep Your 2016 New Year’s Resolutions with Philabundance

January 5, 2016  by Brittany Barbato

Get fit. Find a new job. Learn something new. Give back. Save money. Enjoy life. These are just a few of the many resolutions made at the beginning of each year. And we’ve got some options to help you get there! Check out these six ways to start your New ...

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