October marks the first month of the busiest time of year for food banks across the country. To kick off what Philabundance calls “Excitement Season,” CEO Loree Jones and Sister Mary Scullion of Project HOME penned an opinion piece emphasizing the need for more collaboration in the fight against hunger, homelessness and poverty. Philabundance Director of Food Sourcing Kait Bowdler was named a member of Leadership Philadelphia’s 2020-21 Keepers Cohort. Longtime partner Subaru of America and the Philadelphia Union announced their Garden for Good initiative, providing fresh produce grown at Subaru Park to the Chester City community. Check out the press pieces mentioned above and other media highlights for the month of October below!
– Philabundance is training chefs in a $12-million facility built on a vacant city lot
– Charitable organizations can’t be the only ones working to solve hunger and housing crises | Opinion
– Geno’s Steaks, D’Oliva Pizza team up for epic cheeseburger pizza (wit whiz) for a good cause
– Meet the 42 young pros in Leadership Philadelphia’s 2020-2021 Keepers cohort
– Subaru of America and Philadelphia Union Announce Garden for Good at Subaru Park