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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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Bucks-Mont Collaborative: Getting By

December 23, 2016  by Amanda White

By Manna on Main Street and Philabundance So many in our community are just getting by. In Montgomery County… ◾80,000+ individuals, or one in 10, are food insecure; ◾23,000+ children experience food insecurity, with a troubling child food insecurity rate of 13.2 percent; ◾7.1 percent of the population lives in poverty and many more ...

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Family Grocery Store Trips Evolve into Hunger Fighting Effort

July 12, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

Writer and Hunger Relief Advocate Margaret shares how she turns fighting hunger into a family affair at home: How often do you go to the grocery store? If you have a busy family like me then I bet it may be more often than you’d like. I’m also willing to bet ...

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A Struggling Parent Says Thank You

May 25, 2016  by Philabundance

Summer will be here before we know it, and siblings David, Isiah and Yamelette will be out of class for three months. When the last school bell rings, these kids will be worried. Like many of their classmates, David, Isiah and Yamelette rely on the school meal program for breakfast and ...

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Your Gifts Help Feed A Family in Need

May 25, 2016  by Philabundance

Ginette is a hardworking single mom with two school-age children, Connor, 9, and Gwen, 16.* Lately, it’s been tough making ends meet, especially now that Ginette has to devote most of her time to caring for Gwen, who has been too ill to attend school. Despite these difficulties, Ginette tries to ...

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You’re Helping Neighbors of All Ages

May 16, 2016  by Glenn Bergman

Wow, time really flies doesn’t it? In just a few weeks, it’ll be summer, and if you spend any time around children, you know what that means — they’re already counting down the days until school’s out. But three months out of school isn’t good news for every kid. Because more ...

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Radio 104.5 Studio Sessions Vol.8 CD Release

February 29, 2016  by Amanda White

Radio 104.5 has announced the release of Radio 104.5 Studio Sessions Vol. 8, an annual benefit CD featuring a collection of the best live-recorded Studio Sessions from Radio 104.5's Performance Theater. Listeners who donate nonperishable food items to Philabundance at several drop-off locations from February 23 through April 30, will ...

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An Inside Look at Camp Out for Hunger: Q&A with 93.3 WMMR’s Preston and Steve

December 3, 2015  by Philabundance Digital Media

When it comes to the issue of hunger, what inspired you to take action? Preston Elliot: It’s a basic need. People have to eat, and too many don’t. Steve Morrison: Sometimes it’s as easy as just a small chain of unfortunate events that leave you needing food assistance. When I look at ...

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‘Camp Out for Hunger’

November 25, 2015  by Amanda White

WMMR's Preston & Steve gear up for their 18th annual week-long 'Camp Out for Hunger' campaign set to begin November 30. The popular radio hosts sit down with NBC10's Vai Sikahema and talk about their push to collect non-perishable food-items to donate to Philabundance Food Bank.

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