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Bucks-Mont Collaborative: Getting By

December 23, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

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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Hunger Hits Montgomery County

December 7, 2016  by Stefanie Arck

“When you don't have much money, you can't get much, including the fruits and vegetables you need.” Barb Grote, 52. In the far reaches of Montgomery County bordering Bucks County, where new housing developments meet hundred year old farms, you’ll find the picturesque borough of Souderton where people pick fresh fruit ...

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Pinpointing Hunger at Home

May 7, 2015  by Philabundance Digital Media

The Gap Food insecurity is everywhere. But just how close is it to home? Feeding America, the nation's largest domestic hunger-relief organization, says hunger exists in every zip code in the country. As we seek out more collaboration in the hunger movement, resources like Feeding America’s Map the Meal Gap are becoming increasingly ...

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Member Agencies Offer Help, and Hope

April 10, 2015  by 

Crystal is an energetic single mom taking care of her six-year-old daughter, as well as the two sons of her friend who is living at a women’s shelter. She smiles when she talks about The Open Link, a Philabundance member agency, but when the conversation focuses on the need for ...

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