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September is Hunger Action Month

September 19, 2016  by Amanda White

September is Hunger Action Month and we had a chance to speak with Amanda White from Philabundance about their nationwide campaign to mobilize the public to take action on the issue of hunger throughout this month! Listen to the full clip here: http://www.morefmphilly.com/2016/09/16/september-is-hunger-action-month-2/ Learn more about Hunger Action Month on their website ...

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Tons on their plates

September 15, 2016  by Amanda White

By: Joseph Myers Phil­abund­ance and its part­ners in provid­ing qual­ity meals for the dis­tressed launched an am­bi­tious Hun­ger Ac­tion Month cam­paign. More than three dec­ades ago, Pamela Rainey Lawl­er, find­ing her­self a mem­ber of the cor­por­ate world, a realm that of­ten ends up saddled with ad­ject­ives such as “un­car­ing,” “selfish,” and “in­su­lar,” ...

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Philabundance Launches Month-Long Fundraiser In Honor Of Hunger Action Month

September 9, 2016  by Amanda White

By: Justin Udo PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — September is Hunger Action Month. A local organization is using it to try and feed as many mouths as they can throughout the Delaware Valley. Over the next few weeks the folks at Philabundance wants to raise $20,000 and 10,000 pounds of food to provide 50,000 ...

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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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Philabundance: Fresher, better and in more languages

October 7, 2015  by Amanda White

With a legacy of 30 years operating in the region, Philabundance started 2015 by announcing a new executive director. Last June Glenn Bergman took the reins of the nonprofit organization and with it a new opportunity to continue the multiple programs that each week reach 90,000 people suffering from hunger. "The ...

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We Did It: Hunger Action Month Raises 35K Meals!

October 6, 2015  by Brittany Barbato

Thanks to our generous Hunger Action Month Heroes, we met – and exceeded! – our goal of raising 30,000 meals in the 30 days of September. The meals raised will go to some of the 750,000 people in our area facing hunger. The generosity demonstrated last month by every supporter, ...

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Penn State Alumna Hungry for Change

September 15, 2015  by Brittany Barbato

Guest Blog post by Christina Moresi, educator, and Community Service Director for the Philadelphia Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association As an educator, I know the profound effects hunger has on my students’ health and education. It’s a distraction. It hurts their achievement. It’s the reason why I made fighting hunger ...

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September is Hunger Action Month!

September 1, 2015  by 

Jenn & Bill spoke with Stefanie Arck-Baynes from Philabundance.  Throughout September, Philabundance is holding a fundraiser and food drive with a goal of raising 30,000 meals in 30 ways in 30 days to help feed those in need! Click here to listen to the full More FM Radio clip.

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“Food Fight” for a Good Cause

September 1, 2015  by 

30-thousand meals ... In 30 days. That's the ambitious goal of a new campaign that Philabundance kicked off Tuesday. The Action Cam was there as there as the Great Food Fight got underway this morning. The initiative comes as part of September's National hunger Action Month. Walmart helped get things going, with a 75-thousand ...

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