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Philabundance on Comcast Newsmakers

June 5, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

See full story here Stefanie Arck-Baynes, Director of Communications for Philabundance, talks about helping to feed those in need.

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Philadelphia Elementary School Wraps Up Food Distribution Program

May 26, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A community school in the Strawberry Mansion section of the city wraps up a program for the school year, aimed at fighting food insecurity. Mayor Jim Kenney met with students of Gideon Elementary School as food from Philabundance was distributed to the kids.                         They put it in their backpacks ...

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Philadelphia In Top 10 Hungriest Cities in U.S.

May 22, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

According to Feeding America's latest Map the Meal gap study, Philadelphia falls in the top 10 amongst highest number of food insecure cities in the country. In Feeding America's prior Map the Meal Gap study, Philadelphia was not ranked amongst the top 10 hungriest cities. DONATE to help feed your neighbors in need, as 750,000 individuals in our area ...

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Temple Men’s Basketball Teams Up With Philabundance To Give Back

May 12, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

By Temple Sports Last season, the Temple Owls Men’s Basketball team made 278 three pointers. Every time they drained a three, Fresh Grocer supermarkets donated a case of food to local non-profit food bank Philabundance. Tuesday, the team and Fresh Grocer made a big asset by delivering the goods to the Philabundance warehouse in ...

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FYI Philly: From Homeless To Charitable CEO

May 4, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

See the full story here Philabundance is the area's biggest hunger relief agency. But they not only feed those in need, they offer training in the culinary arts -- a program that helped one woman go from homeless to CEO of her own catering company, Virtuous Foods & Events.

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Working Single Mom Finds Help At Fresh For All

April 26, 2017  by Philabundance

The past few years have been a whirlwind for Theresa. After the heartbreak of separating from her husband of nearly 30 years, Theresa tragically lost her mother, as well. Through all of this, Theresa remains hopeful. But as a single mother to her three sons, she sometimes struggles to buy ...

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Broccoli and Apples Help A New Jersey Family Grow Healthy and Strong

April 24, 2017  by Philabundance

“When you’re on a fixed income, every dollar counts,” Leticia says. She knows from experience. Leticia has epilepsy, and though she’s a certified nurse’s assistant, she’s not able to work due to her disorder. That means her only income for the past few years has been small disability checks. Making her budget ...

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App That Helps Restaurants Donate Food Gets Attention From NFL Draft Organizers

April 24, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

See full story here Beth Lawrence works for Snap Kitchen in Center City. At the end of the day, she says they have several meals they can`t sell because they are close to expiring. "Some day`s we`ll have three or four bags of food, some days we`ll have one or two.' Now, they ...

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One Family Sets an Example of Service

April 18, 2017  by Philabundance

Why play a board game or go to the movies when you can spend family night at Philabundance? That’s how Keri Fisher and her husband, Matt Murphy, feel about working in the Philabundance warehouse with their three children Declan, Ronan and Molly. Once a month, they head down to South Philly ...

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Fresh Connect is Bucks County’s latest food distribution initiative

April 17, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

By: Tyler Miles It’s no secret low-income families have trouble affording healthy foods, but a new Bucks County food program hopes to make that easier for them. Fresh Connect, a free farmers market-like distribution initiative, will provide people in need with fresh fruits and vegetables. It launches at noon Friday, at the ...

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