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Hunger Heroes Come in All Shapes, Sizes and Ages!

September 30, 2016  by Philabundance

Hunger heroes come in all shapes and size – and ages! Take it from Kyseer Oliver, a 10-year-old who volunteers with his mom one night each month at our Hunger Relief Center, helping pack and sort food that goes to our neighbors in need. He loves volunteering… read on to ...

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Mindfulness Amidst Holiday Busyness: A Proud Mother’s Note on Child’s Food Drive

December 15, 2015  by Brittany Barbato

Jessica, mother and owner of a local handmade toy store, and her 7-year-old daughter Layla remind us of the intangible gifts we can share this holiday season like kindness, compassion, gratitude and generosity:  Thinking about the season ahead. The chaos. The busyness. The ‘My Christmas List’ attitude. As I considered ways ...

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Yesterday I Was Hungry

September 30, 2015  by 

Yesterday I was hungry. All day. But it was my choice. I fasted for Yom Kippur, which was my decision, one I make annually for a spiritual purpose. And every year on this day, when I start to feel the pangs and getting cranky and thinking, ‘I'm not going to ...

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More Than 330,000 Kids in The Delaware Valley Face Summer Hunger

June 17, 2015  by Brittany Barbato

Philadelphia, PA – June 17, 2015 – Hundreds of thousands of kids who receive school meals may go hungry this summer, according to a newly-released study from the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC). Of the 330,000 children in Philabundance’s nine-county service area who receive free or reduced-price breakfast and ...

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My Experience with Childhood Hunger

June 10, 2013  by 

By Janine Erato The image some of us conjure up of someone who is food insecure, or in need of food, may be in the form of a homeless person, or someone who takes advantage of government programs when they really don’t need to. A few individuals may fit this stereotype, ...

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