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Home-grown fare to feed the people of Chester

February 14, 2017  by Philabundance

CHESTER > Come springtime the Fare & Square in Chester will begin selling locally grown fruits and vegetables that were grown at the Ruth L. Bennett Homes Community Garden thanks to a new partnership announced last week. “Where will you run into a housing authority that supplies a grocery store,” said ...

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Markeeta wakes up before dawn to chase her chef dreams

February 7, 2017  by Philabundance

By Dan Geringer Markeeta Henderson woke up at 3 a.m. Sunday in her Germantown apartment, walked to Wayne Junction Station, caught the Regional Rail train to Jefferson Station, took the Market-Frankford El to 69th Street, and rode the 109 bus to Swarthmore, Delaware County, where her workday as a Broad Table Tavern ...

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Start Up That Delivers ‘Ugly Produce’ Is Benefiting The Community

February 2, 2017  by Philabundance

By Mike DeNardo   PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A startup that delivers surplus produce is beginning to give back to the community. You may have seen Hungry Harvest earn an investment last year on TV’s Shark Tank. The Baltimore-based startup expanded to Philadelphia last fall. The company buys “ugly” or surplus produce from farmers and ...

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Philabundance Announces 2017 Board of Directors Slate

February 2, 2017  by Philabundance

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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From Homeless to Business Owner Thanks to PCK

February 1, 2017  by Philabundance

Amanda Dobbs’ life was never stable: she was raised by a single mother on welfare; her family was constantly moving; and when her mom was in a severe car crash, Amanda had to care for her family at nine years old. Throughout her life, Amanda battled with depression. For a period ...

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2016 Hunger Fighting Highlights YOU Made Possible (Infographic)

January 31, 2017  by Philabundance

2016 was a fantastic year thanks to YOU. We look forward to working together towards an even better one for 2017 – learn how you can help. http://bit.ly/2jhvJh7

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Bucks-Mont Collaborative: Getting By

December 23, 2016  by Amanda White

By Manna on Main Street and Philabundance So many in our community are just getting by. In Montgomery County… ◾80,000+ individuals, or one in 10, are food insecure; ◾23,000+ children experience food insecurity, with a troubling child food insecurity rate of 13.2 percent; ◾7.1 percent of the population lives in poverty and many more ...

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Initiative seeks solutions to turn food waste into jobs and revenue

December 14, 2016  by Amanda White

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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WMMR/Philadelphia’s Preston & Steve Camp Out For Hunger, Raise Record Amount

December 7, 2016  by Amanda White

BEASLEY MEDIA GROUP Rock WMMR/PHILADELPHIA's PRESTON & STEVE lived in the parking lot of XFINITY LIVE! in SOUTH PHILLY for an entire week from MONDAY, NOVEMBER 28th through FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2nd, to encourage listeners to donate food to PHILABUNDANCE. The duo collected 1.3 million pounds (over 683 tons) of non-perishable food ...

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Upper Darby Mother, Daughter Overcoming Obstacles for Better Future

December 1, 2016  by Amanda White

View the full video here. UPPER DARBY, Pa. (WPVI) -- Financial experts often say that most Americans are just one emergency event away from being hungry or homeless. For an Upper Darby mother and daughter, it's been one event after another. Veronica Hudson is a senior honor student at Upper Darby High School ...

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