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Joint Statement on the House Budget Resolution from the Coalition Against Hunger and Philabundance

July 19, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

    Joint Statement on the House Budget Resolution from the Coalition Against Hunger and Philabundance   July 19, 2017 No one should go hungry in America. Since the 1960s, there has been broad bipartisan agreement on this principal, as well as an understanding that the government has a role to play in making sure ...

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A Quarter of Philadelphians are Food Insecure. What are we doing about it?

November 30, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

By Alex Jones The Line On a blustery, sunny Friday she’s taken off of work, Melanie Hudson waits in line for food. “I have a lot more month than money,” says Hudson, 46, who works with autistic teens at Upper Darby High School. Her 17-year-old daughter Veronica is an honors student at the ...

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Letters: Working families need a raise

October 28, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

Working families need a raise Benjamin Jealous' commentary struck a chord with Philabundance and the Coalition Against Hunger, as agencies that serve countless people who are working - often more than one job - and still struggling to make ends meet. In the majority of the households we serve, at least one ...

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New App Aims To Prevent Leftover DNC Food From Going To Waste

July 18, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — With the large parties and events coming to town for the Democratic National Convention next week, top hunger-fighting organizations have developed a new app for party hosts and restaurants to donate extra food. The app, called Food Connect, matches anyone with an excess of food with the pantries ...

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Uber for leftovers: This app aims to eliminate DNC food waste in Philly

July 18, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

When Pope Francis came to town and disrupted the city’s normal flow, restaurants all over Philly were stuck holding tons of uneaten food. Many didn’t know what to do with it — they didn’t want it to go to waste, but also didn’t have room to keep it fresh and ...

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Thomas’ Walk Against Hunger

March 11, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

Thomas’ Walk Against Hunger SATURDAY, APRIL 9, 2016 | PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART (3.1 miles) on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive Join thousands of your neighbors on April 9, as we walk for our clients, friends and neighbors at the Coalition Against Hunger’s Walk Against Hunger! This family-friendly event raises funds for more than ...

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