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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Hunger Heroes Come in All Shapes, Sizes and Ages!

September 30, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

Hunger heroes come in all shapes and size – and ages! Take it from Kyseer Oliver, a 10-year-old who volunteers with his mom one night each month at our Hunger Relief Center, helping pack and sort food that goes to our neighbors in need. He loves volunteering… read on to ...

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Camp Out For Hunger

September 28, 2016  by Philabundance Events

WMMR’s Preston & Steve’s 2016 Camp Out for Hunger was one for the record books – thanks to listeners, corporations, volunteers and others, Camp Out yielded more than 1.3 million pounds of food! We're truly grateful to our Corporate Business Challenge Winners who were the top three donors for this year's ...

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American Airlines Helps Food Distribution Ideas Take Flight

September 27, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

Written by Lindsey Ricker, Member Relations Assistant Manager Each year Feeding America, a network comprised of 200 food banks across the country, hosts several conferences focusing on different aspects of our industry. Food bankers gather to discuss best practices and strategies that will help us further our collective mission to end ...

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Vote to End Hunger in This Presidential Election

September 26, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

“[Voting] is your responsibility. If you want a free country, you got to speak up. If you don’t speak up, how do the representatives and senators know what to do? It’s not just a responsibility, it’s a privilege. We have a lot of say and we don’t use it” –Margaret, ...

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Bowl A Rama

September 26, 2016  by Philabundance Events

Enjoy an evening of bowling, music, beer & wine, raffles and a 50/50 drawing hosted by the GFWC Junior Woman's Club of Springfield. All proceeds will benefit Philabundance.

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September is Hunger Action Month

September 19, 2016  by Amanda White

September is Hunger Action Month and we had a chance to speak with Amanda White from Philabundance about their nationwide campaign to mobilize the public to take action on the issue of hunger throughout this month! Listen to the full clip here: http://www.morefmphilly.com/2016/09/16/september-is-hunger-action-month-2/ Learn more about Hunger Action Month on their website ...

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Tons on their plates

September 15, 2016  by Amanda White

By: Joseph Myers Phil­abund­ance and its part­ners in provid­ing qual­ity meals for the dis­tressed launched an am­bi­tious Hun­ger Ac­tion Month cam­paign. More than three dec­ades ago, Pamela Rainey Lawl­er, find­ing her­self a mem­ber of the cor­por­ate world, a realm that of­ten ends up saddled with ad­ject­ives such as “un­car­ing,” “selfish,” and “in­su­lar,” ...

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Volunteer Says Ending Hunger Isn’t Just Right, It’s Necessary

September 13, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

Growing up in Philadelphia, Annette remembers her parents always welcoming friends and family to share a meal in their home if they ever wanted or needed it. Her father, a construction worker and a man of very few words, would say, “you eat what we eat,” which meant they were ...

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Philadelphia Phillies Food Drive to Benefit Philabundance

September 12, 2016  by Philabundance Events

  The ShopRite Partners In Caring Food Drive at Citizens Bank Park on Sunday, September 18 will feature buy one get one FREE game-day tickets for anyone who donates food. And the special day will include some special celebrity visits from Phillies great Mike Schmidt, the Phillie Phanatic, the Galapagos Gang, ...

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Philabundance Launches Month-Long Fundraiser In Honor Of Hunger Action Month

September 9, 2016  by Amanda White

By: Justin Udo PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — September is Hunger Action Month. A local organization is using it to try and feed as many mouths as they can throughout the Delaware Valley. Over the next few weeks the folks at Philabundance wants to raise $20,000 and 10,000 pounds of food to provide 50,000 ...

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