Blog Category: July 14, 2022

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Full Plate Society Spotlight: Hannah Kastenbaum

In her day job, Hannah Kastenbaum puts her passion to work each and every day: using her medical degree to help others. As an associate medical examiner for the City of Philadelphia’s Medical Examiner Office, Kastenbaum provides an important service to grieving families, public health, and the criminal justice process.

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From Loree’s Table – Summer 2022

Dear Friends, I hope your summer, so far, has been a time for relaxing, reenergizing, and reconnecting with family, friends, and the community. While the adverse effects of COVID-19, inflation, and supply chain issues will be with us for a long time, I’m confident we are making strides. I find

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Advocacy

Advocacy Beet: Kathy Fisher, Director, Government Affairs

As summer begins, we are entering a challenging new phase for school and summer meal providers – and for the children and families who rely on them. While Pennsylvania has provided some flexibility to nutrition programs to better function through several USDA waivers, two waivers will expire unless Congress acts.

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Hunger Doesn’t Take a Summer Vacation and Neither Does Philabundance!

Many children in our region rely on meals served at school to provide the nutrition they need to learn and grow. However, after school, on weekends, and especially during summer breaks, consistent access to fresh, healthy food may become unavailable. Like many organizations, Philabundance had to adjust distribution operations during

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