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Apply city’s zero-waste plan to food so fewer Philadelphians go hungry

September 18, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

by Glenn Bergman & Michael DiBerardinis Why would Philabundance, a hunger relief organization, care about the city’s Zero Waste and Litter Campaign? Consider these grim statistics: 40 percent of all food produced in the United States goes to waste. One in eight Americans — and one in five Philadelphians — — ...

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Low-Income Philadelphians Graduate Philabundance Culinary Program

April 27, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

By Steve Tawa PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Mayor Kenney and the staff at Philabundance cheered low-income Philadelphians graduating from a culinary arts training program to help them get jobs in commercial kitchens. Philabundance Community Kitchen director Candace Matthews-Bass congratulated the 11 graduates for making it through the rigorous 14-week training program. “Resonating ‘yes, chef,’ that ...

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

December 7, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

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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