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Temple Men’s Basketball Teams Up With Philabundance To Give Back

May 12, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

By Temple Sports Last season, the Temple Owls Men’s Basketball team made 278 three pointers. Every time they drained a three, Fresh Grocer supermarkets donated a case of food to local non-profit food bank Philabundance. Tuesday, the team and Fresh Grocer made a big asset by delivering the goods to the Philabundance warehouse in ...

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Desert Fare

May 5, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

By  Quinn O'Callaghan On the wall in Mike Basher’s office at Chester’s Fare & Square, there’s a piece of paper noting the days that Ramadan falls on in 2017; the days are highlighted in pink. It jumps out pretty quickly, because a lot of the other stuff on the wall betrays ...

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App That Helps Restaurants Donate Food Gets Attention From NFL Draft Organizers

April 24, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

See full story here Beth Lawrence works for Snap Kitchen in Center City. At the end of the day, she says they have several meals they can`t sell because they are close to expiring. "Some day`s we`ll have three or four bags of food, some days we`ll have one or two.' Now, they ...

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Where will all that waste from 200,000 at the NFL draft in Philadelphia go?

April 10, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

by Frank Kummer, STAFF WRITER @FrankKummer | fkummer@philly.com The NFL draft could draw up to 200,000 fans to Philadelphia this month for a three-day football gorge fest along the Ben Franklin Parkway. And, because this is Philadelphia, they’ll want sandwiches and snacks. And, because it’s football, they’ll want beer. That means thousands of ...

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New Program Helps Provide Food For Students In Need

February 24, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

By Mike DeNardo PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Starting Thursday, students at a North Philadelphia school will be getting a monthly backpack of food to take home, courtesy of Philabundance. Gideon Elementary School at 29th and Glenwood is miles from any supermarket, and the Mayor’s Office has identified not having access to nutritious food as ...

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Philabundance Gets Big Donation on ABC’s “The Chew”

November 3, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

View the full segment here: http://6abc.com/food/philabundance-gets-big-donation-on-abcs-the-chew/1587405/ PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A Philadelphia charity showcased its work in front of a national audience this week on ABC's "The Chew." The Philabundance non-profit helps to alleviate hunger in our city. On Tuesday's episode, members of the Philabundance Community Kitchen made an appearance on the show. The ...

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Philabundance Appoints New Chief Development Officer/ Senior Vice President of Philanthropy

July 18, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

Philadelphia, PA, July 18, 2016 – Philabundance, the region’s largest hunger relief organization, is pleased to announce Caryn Rubinstein as its new Chief Development Officer/ Senior Vice President of Philanthropy (CDO/SVP), after having previously served as Director of Development since January 2014. Caryn began her new position on July 1. As ...

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Program Offered By Philabundance Teaches Culinary Skills To Low-Income Adults

February 18, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

By Greg Argos PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Chopping, grilling and sautéing are all staples taught in expensive culinary institutes, but one Philadelphia culinary program is completely free for certain adults. “We really try to hone in on the fundamentals,” said Chef Hugo Campos, who runs the program offered by the hunger relief non-profit ...

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Chestnut Hill Power Outage Benefits Philabundance

December 1, 2015  by Philabundance Digital Media

By: Andrew Maykuth An outage of a high-load power service forced a Chestnut Hill grocery store to close Monday, creating an unexpected bonus for Philabundance, the regional food-pantry supplier. Peco Energy Co. said three commercial customers lost heavy-duty power service early Monday, including the Weavers Way Co-op at 8424 Germantown Ave. Peco ...

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Discounts Offered at Delco Supermarket

September 2, 2015  by 

By Caitlin McCabe Discounts offered at supermarket As part of a monthlong campaign to raise awareness about hunger and healthy eating, Philabundance's Fare & Square supermarket in Chester is offering shoppers a 25 percent discount on certain produce items. Throughout September, Fare & Square, located on Ninth Street, is to sample select produce ...

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