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PHILABUNDANCE AUCTIONING TICKETS TO BRUCE SPRINSTEEN SHOW

Philadelphia, Pa. – March 02, 2012 – Philabundance, the Delaware Valley’s largest hunger relief organization, will auction two concert packages for Bruce Springsteen’s “Wrecking Ball” tour on March 29th at the Wells Fargo Center. Each package includes two concert tickets and passes to the E Street Lounge, which will give auction winners a chance to relax before the show.  Philabundance will accept bids at www.philabundance.org/BruceAuction – between March 2 at 10 am and March 16th at 11:59 pm.

Bruce Springsteen is donating tickets to auction to help provide a source of revenue during these tough economic times for hunger relief organizations across the country. Philabundance has two sets of concert packages available for auction for the March 29th show. Concert seats are located in the loge section within the first five rows. Packages will be awarded to the highest bidder.  Bidding opens for the two sets of concert packages on www.philabundance.org/BruceAuction – with a minimum bid of $400 per package March 2 at 10 am and closes on March 16 at 11:59 pm.

“Bruce Springsteen is one the most vocal and active celebrities on the issue of hunger.  He understands the struggle of providing food that many families face and he always supports Philabundance when he comes to town,” said Marianne Lynch, director of development at Philabundance.

Philabundance reduces hunger and food insecurity in the Delaware Valley by providing food access to people in need in partnership with organizations and individuals. Philabundance provides a full plate of services through direct service programs and a network of close to 500 member agencies in 9 counties. Philabundance serves approximately 65,000 people per week at a cost of 50 cents per meal. There are more than 900,000 people in the Delaware Valley who are at risk for chronic hunger and malnutrition. In 2010, Philabundance distributed 21 million pounds of food. For more information about Philabundance, visit www.philabundance.org or call 215-339-0900. Visit us on Facebook, Facebook.com/Philabundance and follow us on Twitter, Twitter.com/Philabundance. If you or someone you know is in need of food assistance, please call Philabundance’s Food Help Line, 800-319-Food (3663).

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