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Home-grown fare to feed the people of Chester

February 14, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

CHESTER > Come springtime the Fare & Square in Chester will begin selling locally grown fruits and vegetables that were grown at the Ruth L. Bennett Homes Community Garden thanks to a new partnership announced last week. “Where will you run into a housing authority that supplies a grocery store,” said ...

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6abc Dunkin’ Donuts Holiday Food Drive a Huge Success

January 13, 2017  by Amanda White

View the full story here. PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The 6abc Dunkin' Donuts Holiday Food Drive continued its tradition of success this year on behalf of people in need. As always, we have 6abc viewers to thank. A check for $156,000 was presented to Philabundance Thursday, the result of proceeds generated by Dunkin' ...

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‘Stop Hunger’ Food Drive Helps Kids Get Meals They Need On Summer Break

June 1, 2016  by Amanda White

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — SEPTA and Philabundance workers and volunteers rallied against hunger at Dilworth Park, outside City Hall, aboard a “Stop Hunger at Your Station” food drive. With school letting out for the summer, SEPTA General Manager Jeffrey Knueppel says thousands of children won’t benefit from the free and reduced-cost meals ...

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Philabundance Gets Support From Dunkin Donuts & 6abc

January 29, 2016  by Amanda White

SOUTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Needy families in the Delaware Valley got a huge boost Thursday, and it's all thanks to your generosity. 6abc General Manager Bernie Prazenica and officials from Dunkin' Donuts presented Philabundance with a check for 155 thousand dollars. That's the money raised for this year's 6abc Dunkin Donuts Holiday ...

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A Win for Chester: Union Foundation Donates $25G to City’s Fare & Square

January 7, 2016  by Amanda White

By: Rick Kauffman CHESTER >> The Fare & Square grocery store is one of a kind. It is the first and only non-profit grocery in the United States, but more importantly it is the sole food market in the city of Chester. With the closing of Bottom Dollar on Edgmont Avenue after ...

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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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Where, When and How to Donate Your Turkey this Holiday Season

November 20, 2015  by Philabundance Digital Media

Thinking about donating a turkey or ham to a family in need this holiday season? Here are the top three things you need to know now: Turkeys and hams must be hard-frozen in order for us to accept your donation. You can drop-off your turkey at either of our Philabundance warehouse locations, Berks ...

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Supermarket Donates Hundreds of Turkeys to Philabundance

November 19, 2015  by Amanda White

The Philabundance Food bank in South Philadelphia received 7,000 pounds of turkeys from ShopRite just in time for the holiday season.

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Yesterday I Was Hungry

September 30, 2015  by 

Yesterday I was hungry. All day. But it was my choice. I fasted for Yom Kippur, which was my decision, one I make annually for a spiritual purpose. And every year on this day, when I start to feel the pangs and getting cranky and thinking, ‘I'm not going to ...

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Manayunk Businessman Makes Donation to Philabundance

May 3, 2015  by Philabundance Digital Media

By Bernard J. Scally In a short ceremony outside his latest forthcoming venture, The Juice Merchant, located on Main Street, Bazemore and staff presented a $2,500 check to Philabundance April 30. According to Philabundance Event Manager Liz Edelen, that day was the final one for fund matching. The money presented will be ...

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