Philabundance Announces 2017 Board of Directors Slate
Philadelphia, PA – February 2, 2017– Philabundance, the Delaware Valley’s largest hunger relief organization, announces its 2017 slate of its Board of Directors, including the election of Noel Eisenstat, Principal of Noel Eisenstat, LLP, as Chairman. Serving as 2017 Board Officers are: Vice Chairs, Dixieanne James of Einstein Healthcare Network, and John Hollway of University of Pennsylvania; Secretary, Karyn S. W. Polak of PNC Bank, National Association; and Treasurer, Andrew Sandifer of FMC Corporation. Please visit our leadership page for a complete list of the Philabundance Board of Directors.
“It is an honor to serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors for Philabundance, the area’s largest anti-hunger organization, which provides food assistance to 90,000 people each week,” said Noel Eisenstat. “Having served on the Board for six years I look forward working closely with the Philabundance Board and staff to further reduce food insecurity in the region by working with other organizations collaboratively, and finding more resources and solutions together.”
With 1 in 8 people in the country who are food insecure today, here in the Philadelphia area, 1 in 5 of our neighbors faces hunger. With the ever-increasing need for food assistance, Philabundance’s mission is to drive hunger from our communities today, and end hunger forever.
“We are pleased to welcome our new officers to leadership positions on our Board,” said Glenn Bergman, Executive Director of Philabundance. “Noel Eisenstat brings a wealth of business experience and acumen to the Chairman position and we are grateful to have him leading our board into the future. Additionally, each Board Officer brings knowledge and talent to Philabundance, which is vital to our continued growth in service of the 750,000 people affected by hunger in the Delaware Valley.”
Philabundance is the Delaware Valley’s largest hunger relief organization, serving more than 90,000 people each week in nine counties in PA and Southern NJ. Of those served, 30 percent are children, 16 percent are seniors, and adults served include students, the working poor and single parents. In 2016, Philabundance rescued more than 10 million pounds of food and distributed 23 million pounds through its own distribution programs and its network of 350 agencies. A one dollar donation provides two meals – Give now or learn more at Philabundance.org.