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Philadelphia In Top 10 Hungriest Cities in U.S.

May 22, 2017  by Amanda White

According to Feeding America's latest Map the Meal gap study, Philadelphia falls in the top 10 amongst highest number of food insecure cities in the country. In Feeding America's prior Map the Meal Gap study, Philadelphia was not ranked amongst the top 10 hungriest cities. DONATE to help feed your neighbors in need, as 750,000 individuals in our area ...

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Initiative seeks solutions to turn food waste into jobs and revenue

December 14, 2016  by Amanda White

Every year the country spends $218 billion growing, processing and transporting more than 60 million tons of food that’s never eaten, according to ReFED, a collaboration of business, nonprofit, foundation and government leaders committed to reducing food waste in the United States. On average, every person wastes 400 pounds of ...

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Philabundance Gets Big Donation on ABC’s “The Chew”

November 3, 2016  by Amanda White

View the full segment here: http://6abc.com/food/philabundance-gets-big-donation-on-abcs-the-chew/1587405/ PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A Philadelphia charity showcased its work in front of a national audience this week on ABC's "The Chew." The Philabundance non-profit helps to alleviate hunger in our city. On Tuesday's episode, members of the Philabundance Community Kitchen made an appearance on the show. The ...

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American Airlines Helps Food Distribution Ideas Take Flight

September 27, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

Written by Lindsey Ricker, Member Relations Assistant Manager Each year Feeding America, a network comprised of 200 food banks across the country, hosts several conferences focusing on different aspects of our industry. Food bankers gather to discuss best practices and strategies that will help us further our collective mission to end ...

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Philabundance to Raise 50,000 Meals this September for Hunger Action Month

September 1, 2016  by Amanda White

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Philadelphia, PA, (September 1, 2016)—September is Hunger Action Month, a nationwide campaign to mobilize the public to take action on the issue of hunger throughout the month. In the Philadelphia area, hunger is a crisis that impacts 1 in 4 people, which is almost twice the national average ...

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Hunger Action Month

August 12, 2016  by Amanda White

September was Hunger Action Month — a nationwide campaign organized by Feeding America, the national association of top-performing food banks, urging the public to take action to fight hunger throughout September! Thanks to our match sponsor, Fingerpaint, our generous donors and partners, we were able to not only meet, but also exceed our 50,000 meal ...

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Helping Fight Against Hunger Across Area

November 22, 2015  by Amanda White

Tom Woodward is Bank of America's Pennsylvania and Philadelphia market president. Glenn Bergman is executive director of Philabundance. For many of us, the holiday season is a time to celebrate with friends and loved ones. We're surrounded by an abundance of turkey, stuffing, and all the fixings, followed by, of course, a ...

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Philabundance To Raise 30,000 Meals In 30 Ways In 30 Days

August 25, 2015  by Philabundance Digital Media

Philadelphia, PA – August 25 – September is Hunger Action Month, and to help feed those in need, Philabundance is launching a fundraiser and food drive to raise 30,000 meals during the 30 days of September for its hungry neighbors in the Delaware Valley. Hunger Action Month is a movement to ...

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Pinpointing Hunger at Home

May 7, 2015  by Philabundance Digital Media

The Gap Food insecurity is everywhere. But just how close is it to home? Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, says hunger exists in every zip code in the country. As we seek out more collaboration in the hunger movement, resources like Feeding America’s Map the Meal Gap are becoming increasingly ...

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Honor the Women in Your Life by Helping People in Need in Our Area

April 24, 2013  by 

All of us have important women in our lives—mothers, spouses, partners, grandmothers and wonderful female friends. This year, the Ceres Society is spearheading a Mother’s Day campaign to honor these special women and also help to end hunger in our community. As Ceres Co-Chair, I hope that you will join ...

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