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KidsBites LunchBox Intern Reflects on Summer Experience with Philabundance

August 29, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

KidsBites LunchBox Intern Kayla Schieber shares her experience supporting our communities this summer: On one of my first days a client said, “Bless you for being here” to me, which was something I never heard at any of my previous jobs. That was just the first of many examples of how ...

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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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More than 300,000 Kids in Our Area Face Hunger this Summer

June 20, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE More than 300,000 Kids in Our Area Face Hunger this Summer Philadelphia, PA – June 17, 2016 – Hundreds of thousands of kids in the Delaware Valley who receive school meals may go hungry this summer, according to a newly-released study from the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC). ...

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IN FOCUS: Philabundance

April 26, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

On “In Focus” with host Jennifer Lewis-Hall, we spotlight Philabundance, a nonprofit organization fighting hunger and malnutrition in the Delaware Valley. According to Philabundance, one in seven people in the United States face hunger. They say here locally, it’s one in four people in the Philadelphia area, second worst statistically ...

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Driving out hunger: An Inside Look at Philabundance’s KidsBites Initiative

April 19, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

By: Lauren Berman Philabundance transports roughly 30 million pounds of food each year to families and individuals facing hunger throughout the Delaware Valley...but have you ever wondered how they do it? PHL17's Lauren Berman follows one of the nonprofit's employees to find out. Philabundance currently employs ten transportation drivers, who collectively travel ...

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Sandberg, Phillies Team Up with Philabundance

May 12, 2015  by Philabundance Digital Media

By Nick Suss Phillies manager Ryne Sandberg and representatives from Citizens Bank joined up with Philabundance on Monday to combat hunger in the Delaware Valley. Philabundance is a non-profit organization that provides relief for the hungry in the metro Philadelphia area by receiving food donations from farms, manufacturers, importers, retailers, wholesalers and ...

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Philabundance VISTAs: Making an Impact

August 6, 2013  by 

Over the past year, Philabundance was very fortunate to have six AmeriCorps VISTAs working in several departments.  I sat down to speak with my fellow VISTAs to ask them, “what impact do you feel you made on the community during your AmeriCorps service with Philabundance?” I sat down with Jennifer Wright, ...

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