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Older Neighbors, Like Kat, Access Quality Food

March 2, 2017  by Philabundance

When Kat, 68, transitioned to a fixed income three years ago, she began having a hard time affording food on top of her insurance costs and medical expenses. Kat worked in the nonprofit sector for 25 years and loved her job as the director of grants for a local community ...

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Irving and Mary Help Provide a Food Safety Net

March 2, 2017  by Philabundance

Caring friends choose to help drive hunger from our communities for a variety of reasons. Some can’t stand the idea of their fellow neighbor going hungry, others feel a moral duty to help provide access to consistent nutrition. For people like Irving and Mary Tyler, generosity stems from personal experience. During ...

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Your Partnership is Changing Local Lives for the Better

March 1, 2017  by Philabundance

“It’s truly a blessing,” Henry says of the Philabundance member agency,  Bristol Borough Community Action Group, Inc. “We can’t get out because of my condition... it’s a big help.” While serving our country in Iraq, Henry was wounded twice in the line of duty and received a Purple Heart. As a ...

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From Homeless to Business Owner Thanks to PCK

February 1, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

Amanda Dobbs’ life was never stable: she was raised by a single mother on welfare; her family was constantly moving; and when her mom was in a severe car crash, Amanda had to care for her family at nine years old. Throughout her life, Amanda battled with depression. For a period ...

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Hunger Hits Montgomery County

December 7, 2016  by Stefanie Arck

“When you don't have much money, you can't get much, including the fruits and vegetables you need.” Barb Grote, 52. In the far reaches of Montgomery County bordering Bucks County, where new housing developments meet hundred year old farms, you’ll find the picturesque borough of Souderton where people pick fresh fruit ...

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You’re Sharing Joy with Families in Need

November 14, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

Little Anthony, 2, can count perfectly to 10 — in both English and Spanish! With his smarts and easy smile, you’d never guess his family was struggling with hunger. His mother, La’Shorn, is raising Anthony on her own and enrolled him at a childcare learning center while she worked her housekeeping ...

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A Letter from Glenn – November 2016

November 12, 2016  by Glenn Bergman

I get especially excited about the great things your support makes possible at this time of year. The holiday spirit is evident throughout our community — in the number of food drives you host, generous turkey distributions at agencies and other efforts to bring joy to our neighbors in need. As ...

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Sonja Is Thankful for Your Generosity

November 11, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

You help fill the tables of people facing all kinds of difficult circumstances. A temporary hardship, like a major car repair or brief stint of unemployment, only limits a family’s budget for a short while. Others can cause financial challenges for years. Just ask Sonja. Sonja and her husband often struggle ...

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Your Support Helps Transform a Community

November 1, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

LaToya is a perfect example of how important it is for every community to have access to a grocery store. She works as a nurse and knows her family needs to eat a balanced diet full of fresh produce, dairy and protein. But as a single mom to her three ...

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Produce and Perseverance in Paulsboro

March 17, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

An emergency medical technician, a single mother to three boys, a caring co-worker, a kind friend — Theresa is many things to many people, but she says a “quitter” is not one of them. Theresa had to separate from her husband after 27-years of marriage when he became addicted to drugs. ...

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