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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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Where will all that waste from 200,000 at the NFL draft in Philadelphia go?

April 10, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

by Frank Kummer, STAFF WRITER @FrankKummer | fkummer@philly.com The NFL draft could draw up to 200,000 fans to Philadelphia this month for a three-day football gorge fest along the Ben Franklin Parkway. And, because this is Philadelphia, they’ll want sandwiches and snacks. And, because it’s football, they’ll want beer. That means thousands of ...

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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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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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