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Top 5 Tips for Making Your Holiday Food Drive a Success

October 28, 2016  by Philabundance

While it may feel like it’s too soon to start dressing the turkey or decking the halls, it’s never too early to begin planning your holiday food drive! Read on for our top tips for making your efforts a success: Register, register, register! In order for us to help you ...

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Vote to End Hunger in This Presidential Election

September 26, 2016  by Philabundance

“[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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Elected Officials Send Hunger Packing During Democratic National Convention

August 4, 2016  by Philabundance

“If our elected officials will support policies benefiting our most vulnerable populations—including children and seniors—the way they’re supporting our food distribution efforts today, perhaps we can find a collaborative solution to ending hunger,” said Philabundance Executive Director, Glenn Bergman. During the Democratic National Convention, Philabundance teamed up with Feeding America—an organization ...

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Join Senator Casey in the Fight to Strengthen Child Nutrition Programs

June 9, 2016  by Philabundance

On Monday, Senator Bob Casey took a tour of Fare & Square, Philabundance’s non-profit grocery store in Chester, PA. He also met with staff and customers as well as partners from the Chester County Food Bank and Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger to discuss the importance of federal nutrition programs ...

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Redemption Through Cooking

April 26, 2016  by Stefanie Arck

Richard K. went from being a successful entertainment lawyer to an inmate at Fort Dix Prison to a pastry chef at award-winning Zahav restaurant all within five years. He credits Philabundance Community Kitchen (PCK) for propelling him to where he is today. “I don't think I would have landed on my ...

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Working Together to Strengthen Our Community: AmeriCorps VISTA Position Now Available

March 11, 2016  by Philabundance

One in four people in Philadelphia faces food insecurity. An alarming half of the children in poverty – nearly one in five of the city’s children – live in deep poverty. The recent economic crisis is still very much a reality for many families in our region. An estimated 700 Philadelphia ...

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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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Camp Out For Hunger 2015 ROCKED!

December 8, 2015  by Brittany Barbato

The 93.3 WMMR Preston and Steve Show and their listeners have helped us "can" hunger for the last 19 years. This video is a token of our gratitude for EVERONE who helped us raise more than 1 MILLION pounds of food this year, which totally ROCKED our warehouse! We want to ...

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Where, When and How to Donate Your Turkey this Holiday Season

November 20, 2015  by Brittany Barbato

Thinking about donating a turkey or ham to a family in need this holiday season? Here are the top three things you need to know now: Turkeys and hams must be hard-frozen in order for us to accept your donation. You can drop-off your turkey at either of our Philabundance warehouse locations, Berks ...

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Turkey Talk: How to Discuss Hunger at Your Thanksgiving Dinner Table

November 16, 2015  by Brittany Barbato

For many, Thanksgiving is a time centered on food, family and tradition. Nostalgia and aromas of pumpkin spice waft through the air, reminding each family member of special times past and hopes for a full future. What happens in your home after the turkey is roasted, the yams are on the ...

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