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Advocacy Action Now: PA’s Government Fights Hunger, But More Can Be Done

November 22, 2016  by Stefanie Arck

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has one budget line item which specifically aims to reduce hunger for the 1 in 7 Pennsylvanians who are food insecure. This budget line item includes two programs — the State Food Purchase Program (SFPP) and the Pennsylvania Agricultural Surplus System (PASS). This year, we are ...

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Representative Donna Bullock Visits Philabundance Community Kitchen

September 8, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

Standing in a hallway stacked with 28-ounce cans of yams and crushed tomatoes at Philabundance Community Kitchen (PCK), State Representative Donna Bullock, D-Phila., whose district is home to PCK, shared that at one point she was on the other side of a soup kitchen. PCK promotes the self-sufficiency of low-income adults ...

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Elected Officials Send Hunger Packing During Democratic National Convention

August 4, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

“If our elected officials will support policies benefiting our most vulnerable populations—including children and seniors—the way they’re supporting our food distribution efforts today, perhaps we can find a collaborative solution to ending hunger,” said Philabundance Executive Director, Glenn Bergman. During the Democratic National Convention, Philabundance teamed up with Feeding America—an organization ...

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Q&A with Government Relations Associate Emma Kornetsky

June 20, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

Meet Philabundance’s Government Relations Associate and learn how she’s helping us fight hunger! Name: Emma Kornetsky Years at Philabundance: 3 My role as Government Relations Associate will allow me to… advocate for policies and programs that address hunger and poverty. The most misunderstood thing about politics is: Regular citizens really do have a say ...

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