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Older Neighbors, Like Kat, Access Quality Food

March 2, 2017  by Philabundance

When Kat, 68, transitioned to a fixed income three years ago, she began having a hard time affording food on top of her insurance costs and medical expenses. Kat worked in the nonprofit sector for 25 years and loved her job as the director of grants for a local community ...

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Your Partnership is Changing Local Lives for the Better

March 1, 2017  by Philabundance

“It’s truly a blessing,” Henry says of the Philabundance member agency,  Bristol Borough Community Action Group, Inc. “We can’t get out because of my condition... it’s a big help.” While serving our country in Iraq, Henry was wounded twice in the line of duty and received a Purple Heart. As a ...

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Spread The Love Campaign

February 24, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

View the full story here. Fifth graders from Bethany Christian School of Chester County donated more than 1 thousand jars of peanut butter to those in need Thursday. It's all part of Philabundance's Spread the Love campaign. The students dropped the peanut butter off at the Philabundance warehouse on the 36 hundred block ...

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New Program Helps Provide Food For Students In Need

February 24, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

By Mike DeNardo PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Starting Thursday, students at a North Philadelphia school will be getting a monthly backpack of food to take home, courtesy of Philabundance. Gideon Elementary School at 29th and Glenwood is miles from any supermarket, and the Mayor’s Office has identified not having access to nutritious food as ...

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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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Balancing Profit and Social Change

November 7, 2016  by Amanda White

Is it possible to make money and change the world for the better? The professionals and students at this weekend's Net Impact Conference at the Convention Center came to build on that idealistic premise. Chad Dickerson, CEO of the online artisan sales site Etsy, talked of offering his 1.2 million vendors the ...

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Discounts Offered at Delco Supermarket

September 2, 2015  by 

By Caitlin McCabe Discounts offered at supermarket As part of a monthlong campaign to raise awareness about hunger and healthy eating, Philabundance's Fare & Square supermarket in Chester is offering shoppers a 25 percent discount on certain produce items. Throughout September, Fare & Square, located on Ninth Street, is to sample select produce ...

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Philabundance To Raise 30,000 Meals In 30 Ways In 30 Days

August 25, 2015  by Philabundance Digital Media

Philadelphia, PA – August 25 – September is Hunger Action Month, and to help feed those in need, Philabundance is launching a fundraiser and food drive to raise 30,000 meals during the 30 days of September for its hungry neighbors in the Delaware Valley. Hunger Action Month is a movement to ...

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Weavers Way Manager to Join Philabundance

April 8, 2015  by 

By Sue Ann Rybak Glenn Bergman, 63, general manager of Weavers Way, a co-operative market founded in Mt. Airy in 1972, announced on April 2 that he is leaving the co-op to become executive director of Philabundance, a nonprofit dedicated to eradicating hunger in the Delaware Valley. “I am honored and I’m ...

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Weavers Way GM Takes Over Philabundance

April 3, 2015  by 

By Matt Gelb Glenn Bergman had food, and Pam Lawler wanted it. These were the nascent days of Philabundance, when Lawler - founder of the region's largest hunger-relief organization - would drive to area businesses in her blue Subaru station wagon, seeking leftovers. Bergman was executive chef at Frog Commissary catering in ...

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