Alerts
Due to COVID-19, Philabundance is adapting its efforts to ensure individuals and families
have access to the food they need while preventing the spread of the virus.
From finding food to learning how to help, use our resources to take action today.

Find Food

 

Philabundance is working with the City of Philadelphia to help supply emergency food for individuals and families in need. Find a location near you using their map of sites providing meals.

WhyHunger refers people in need across the U.S. to food pantries, soup kitchens, government nutrition programs and grassroots organizations.

Aunt Bertha‘s network connects people seeking help and verified social care providers that serve them. Aunt Bertha easily connects people to social services in their communities.

Philabundance is opening a free drive-thru style emergency food distribution site in the parking lot of Citizens Bank Park, home of the Phillies – a long-time supporter of the organization’s hunger relief efforts.

 

Find Food
Please call any agency to which you’re referred to ensure they are still open before visiting that location
$25
will purchase 2 prepackaged boxes for clients

Support Our Work

 

We need your help more than ever! What’s more is that you can still practice social distancing AND help our neighbors in need. Donations allow Philabundance to buy in bulk, stretching your dollar further and buying most-needed items for the communities it serves.

 

Donate Now

Volunteer

 

Philabundance is in need of volunteers for our member agencies. Anyone who is not experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, who is not part of the “at-risk” demographic and does not come into frequent contact with seniors, can volunteer. Use the button below to sign up for shift today!

 

Sign Up For a Volunteer Shift
Philabundance was named an essential agency that will remain open during the emergency
$1
helps provide 2 meals

Donate Food

 

Host a virtual food drive to help us collect our most-needed items.

Restaurants and supermarkets in the Greater Philadelphia area that have excess food and would like to help, please visit Food Connect Group to learn how you can donate right now.

 

Host a Virtual Food Drive

other ways you can help

 

Hold a Facebook fundraiser so we can purchase emergency food, as well as buy cleaning and safety supplies.

 

Create a Fundraiser
Spread the word by sharing our posts on social media
Read our blog to stay informed

News & Updates

 

Currently, Philabundance has not lessened its operations, but we are researching emergency food options to be able to bring additional food aid if needed and in case of disruption to our operations or the operations of our food distribution partners. Head to our COVID news blog post for regular updates on Philabundance’s response to COVID-19.

 

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SNAP

 

During this crisis, Philabundance is working hard to distribute more food to people who need it. Despite our best efforts, we still know that federal nutrition programs are the best way for people to get the food they want and need. As a result of the Families First Act, Congress made some changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to help give qualifying individuals additional benefits.

 

Learn More
1 in 9
For every meal provided by the Feeding America network, SNAP provides 9.
Every gift makes a difference!

Thank You To Our Hunger Heroes!

 

During these unprecedented times, Philabundance is overwhelmed by the generosity of so many loyal and first-time donors and partners. Your contributions have helped us to adapt operations, safely and effectively, to meet the increased demand for services across the Delaware Valley.

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FAQs

Where Can I Access Food?

Visit Philabundance’s Find Food Map to find a distribution site near you. Click here for more information.

*As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, food distribution sites will to adjust services as needed. Please be sure to call ahead to ensure hours of operation and availability.
What Type of Food is Needed?

 

If you are an individual or organization hosting a food drive on behalf of Philabundance, check out our list of most needed food items.

If you are a restaurant or grocery store and would like to donate food, please see out donation guidelines.

What Precautions is Philabundance Taking to Ensure Volunteer Health and Safety?

At Philabundance, we want everyone to remain as safe as possible while still providing desperately needed services to the Delaware Valley. If you are sick, over the age of 60, immune-compromised or are in anyway considered high-risk, we strongly encourage you to stay home.

If you are able to volunteer, please know that we are taking critical steps to preventing the spread of COVID – 19, including:

  • Limiting shifts to 20 people so we can practice social distancing
  • Staggering volunteers so they stand at least six feet apart while volunteering
  • Stepping up already rigorous cleaning procedures before and after each shift
  • Asking volunteers to follow CDC safety guidelines, including: safe hand-washing procedures; staying home if showing signs of illness; sneezing into sleeves
  • Providing gloves to volunteers for additional protection
I’m a Member of the Press; How Do I Get More Information About Philabundance’s Response to COVID – 19?

For press inquires, please reach out to PR Associate, Samantha Retamar at sretamar@philabundance.org.

Where Can I Get Regular Updates on Philabundance’s Response to COVID – 19?

You can follow us on all social media platforms (@Philabundance) or check out our blog. We will provide regular updates as they become available.

I Have More Questions; Who Should I Contact?

If you require additional assistance, please reach out to PR Associate, Samantha Retamar at sretamar@philabundance.org.