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KidsBites LunchBox Helps Single, Working Mom Fight Hunger

July 29, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

“Being a mom is the best job I have ever had,” says Melanie Hudson. “I would never trade it for the world.” In addition to being a rock star single mom, Melanie is a personal care assistant at an Upper Darby Middle School as well as an adult student at Eastern ...

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Family Grocery Store Trips Evolve into Hunger Fighting Effort

July 12, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

Writer and Hunger Relief Advocate Margaret shares how she turns fighting hunger into a family affair at home: How often do you go to the grocery store? If you have a busy family like me then I bet it may be more often than you’d like. I’m also willing to bet ...

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Need to Fill Food Pantries Locally During Kid’s Summer Break

June 21, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

By: Kristen Johanson PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Summer means beach vacations, camp and free time, but for some families who rely on school meals for their children, this time of year can be tough. More than 300,000 children in our area lose their school breakfast and lunch meals during summer break. “Hunger is just ...

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Join Senator Casey in the Fight to Strengthen Child Nutrition Programs

June 9, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

On Monday, Senator Bob Casey took a tour of Fare & Square, Philabundance’s non-profit grocery store in Chester, PA. He also met with staff and customers as well as partners from the Chester County Food Bank and Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger to discuss the importance of federal nutrition programs ...

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Fill A Glass with Hope 2016

May 4, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

Fill a Glass with Hope is a collaborative partnership with a goal to provide fresh milk to those in need through Pennsylvania food pantries. As fresh milk provides the essential nutrients kids need to learn and grow, it is recommended that a child receives 3 cups of milk a day. For every $10 donated, ...

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

June 17, 2015  by Philabundance Digital Media

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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