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Philabundance Helps Kids from Going Hungry Over the Summer

July 8, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

Over the summer, tens of thousands of kids eligible for free school meals in our region lose their access to food. So Philabundance is stepping in to make sure those kids don't go hungry this summer, in a region where hunger is at a high about twice the national average. ...

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Need to Fill Food Pantries Locally During Kid’s Summer Break

June 21, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

By: Kristen Johanson PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Summer means beach vacations, camp and free time, but for some families who rely on school meals for their children, this time of year can be tough. More than 300,000 children in our area lose their school breakfast and lunch meals during summer break. “Hunger is just ...

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More than 300,000 Kids in Our Area Face Hunger this Summer

June 20, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE More than 300,000 Kids in Our Area Face Hunger this Summer Philadelphia, PA – June 17, 2016 – Hundreds of thousands of kids in the Delaware Valley who receive school meals may go hungry this summer, according to a newly-released study from the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC). ...

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