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Fighting SNAP Cuts, Every Step Along the Way

June 16, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

Just a few weeks ago, we released this statement about President Trump’s extreme proposal to cut SNAP (food stamps) by over 25% and the harm that would cause. Now Congress is working on its version of the budget, and, unfortunately, we have reason to be concerned that SNAP is at ...

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SEPTA Announces Launch Of 9th Annual Stop Hunger At Your Station Campaign

June 13, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — SEPTA wants to derail hunger in the Delaware Valley, and the transit authority is moving in the direction to do just that. Tuesday morning, SEPTA announced the launch of its 9th annual Stop Hunger at Your Station campaign. SEPTA’s Rich Burnfield says starting June 12 riders will be able ...

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Philabundance Strongly Opposes President’s Proposed Budget Cuts to SNAP Program

May 23, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

May 23, 2017   PHILABUNDANCE STRONGLY OPPOSES PRESIDENT’S PROPOSED BUDGET CUTS TO SNAP PROGRAM   Statement Attributable to Glenn Bergman, Executive Director of Philabundance: “Philabundance is outraged by the President’s proposed budget, which includes SNAP cuts of more than $190 billion – which is one quarter of the SNAP program. The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program ...

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Over 200,000 Children Face Hunger in the Delaware Valley

February 13, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

Philabundance, The Fresh Grocer, Gene and Marlene Epstein Humanitarian Fund and 101.1 More FM Help by Raising $20K Philadelphia, PA (Feb. 14, 2017)— Philabundance and its partners will Spread the Love to children facing hunger from February 14 through February 28 by raising $20,000—enough to purchase over 16,000 jars of peanut butter. Peanut ...

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Philabundance Announces 2017 Board of Directors Slate

February 2, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

Philadelphia, PA – February 2, 2017– Philabundance, the Delaware Valley’s largest hunger relief organization, announces its 2017 slate of its Board of Directors, including the election of Noel Eisenstat, Principal of Noel Eisenstat, LLP, as Chairman. Serving as 2017 Board Officers are: Vice Chairs, Dixieanne James of Einstein Healthcare Network, ...

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6abc Dunkin’ Donuts Holiday Food Drive a Huge Success

January 13, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

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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Initiative seeks solutions to turn food waste into jobs and revenue

December 14, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

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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A Letter from Glenn – November 2016

November 12, 2016  by Glenn Bergman

I get especially excited about the great things your support makes possible at this time of year. The holiday spirit is evident throughout our community — in the number of food drives you host, generous turkey distributions at agencies and other efforts to bring joy to our neighbors in need. As ...

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Letters: Working families need a raise

October 28, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

Working families need a raise Benjamin Jealous' commentary struck a chord with Philabundance and the Coalition Against Hunger, as agencies that serve countless people who are working - often more than one job - and still struggling to make ends meet. In the majority of the households we serve, at least one ...

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Philabundance Appoints New Chief Development Officer/ Senior Vice President of Philanthropy

July 18, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

Philadelphia, PA, July 18, 2016 – Philabundance, the region’s largest hunger relief organization, is pleased to announce Caryn Rubinstein as its new Chief Development Officer/ Senior Vice President of Philanthropy (CDO/SVP), after having previously served as Director of Development since January 2014. Caryn began her new position on July 1. As ...

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