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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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App Wants To Send DNC’s 50,000 Attendees’ Leftovers To Those In Need

July 25, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

The City of Brotherly Love indeed. Philadelphia’s hunger-fighting organizations have teamed up to develop an app that makes donating leftover food from the Democratic National Convention to those in need a piece of cake. The app, called Food Connect, helps match restaurants, hotels, caterers and other local companies with excess food with ...

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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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Philadelphia’s Leading Hunger-Relief Organizations Team Up to Release Food Rescue App for DNC

July 15, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

Philadelphia, PA, July 15, 2016 – Today Operation Food Rescue launched Food Connect, an app aimed at reducing hunger in the area and rescuing food that would otherwise go to waste during the Democratic National Convention (DNC). Operation Food Rescue is a collaborative effort of the city’s leading anti-hunger organizations, ...

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