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Without a supermarket in 12 years, Chester about to see the opening of ‘Fare and Square’

September 23, 2013  by 

Read the original article on the Daily Times website. Chester has been without a supermarket for 12 years, an infamous distinction that partially led the U.S. Department of Agriculture to designate the city’s west end as a food desert. The city finally anticipates losing that label with the launch of Fare and ...

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Philabundance: One city family’s lack of food part of growing problem

June 11, 2012  by Evan Post

Metro Philadelphia Solomon Leach Toan Tran, 45, and his two children have faced many challenges. His 10-year-old son has been diagnosed with ADHD and autism, and Tran recently regained custody of both of them from the city Department of Human Services. But one of his greatest challenges has been keeping food on the ...

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Battling Child Hunger

December 1, 2011  by 

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Recession Has Local Families Facing Hunger

December 1, 2011  by 

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Hunger Crisis On the Rise in Area Suburbs

December 1, 2011  by 

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The New Face of Hunger

December 1, 2011  by 

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Tons of Turkeys

November 23, 2011  by Russ Reid

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Weather, economy, industry changes strain area food banks

June 2, 2011  by 

By Alfred Lubrano Inquirer Staff Philadelphia Inquirer Extreme weather around the world and high gas prices at home are combining to put a strain on food banks, including Philabundance, the largest hunger-relief agency in the area. Beyond that, changes in the food industry are drying up resources that food banks once used to feed ...

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FMC Corp. Partners with Philabundance to Fight Hunger in the Delaware Valley

June 2, 2011  by 

FMC Sponsors a Fresh For All Site that Distributes Fresh Produce in South Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pa.- May 18, 2011- FMC Corporation and Philabundance recently teamed up to fight hunger in the Delaware Valley. FMC Corporation will sponsor and underwrite all program expenses for Philabundance's South Philadelphia Fresh For All location for ...

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Bryn Mawr Acme to be replaced with bigger and better one

May 19, 2011  by 

By Cheryl Allison Mainline Media News Acme Markets, with officials from Haverford and Lower Merion townships, symbolically broke ground May 17 for a new "flagship" store in Bryn Mawr to replace its 55-year-old building at Lancaster Avenue and Pennswood Road. An expanded, full-service store is expected to open in about 10 months, in ...

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