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Apply city’s zero-waste plan to food so fewer Philadelphians go hungry

September 18, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

by Glenn Bergman & Michael DiBerardinis Why would Philabundance, a hunger relief organization, care about the city’s Zero Waste and Litter Campaign? Consider these grim statistics: 40 percent of all food produced in the United States goes to waste. One in eight Americans — and one in five Philadelphians — — ...

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App That Helps Restaurants Donate Food Gets Attention From NFL Draft Organizers

April 24, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

See full story here Beth Lawrence works for Snap Kitchen in Center City. At the end of the day, she says they have several meals they can`t sell because they are close to expiring. "Some day`s we`ll have three or four bags of food, some days we`ll have one or two.' Now, they ...

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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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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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