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Germantown cook was homeless, now travels five hours to and from work

March 13, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

by Sue Ann Rybak Germantown resident Markeeta Henderson, 31, said before entering Philabundance Community Kitchen (PCK), a free 14-week program that teaches culinary arts and life skills to low-income adults, she was “running around lost.” “I was homeless,” she said. “I had to send my kids away because I couldn’t take care ...

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Local Culinary Program Teaching How To ‘Cook For A Better Life’

March 8, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

  See the full story here! NORTH PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — There’s a kitchen in North Philadelphia where men and women are learning to adjust their perspectives on what they can accomplish, and they are cooking for a better life. “If you don’t find out what is stopping you from moving forward, you tend ...

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Program Gives People a Second Chance Cooking in Philly’s Restaurant Scene

March 7, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

See the full story here! Learn more about Philabundance Community Kitchen!

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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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Black Voters, Aghast at Trump, Find a Place of Food and Comfort

October 30, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

PHILADELPHIA — Natalie Solomon was always an early riser. Back in her days at a Ford-owned auto electronics plant, managing production schedules and bringing in $60,000 a year with overtime, she would be behind the wheel of her Ford Explorer by 4 a.m. — in time to grab coffee at ...

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Danny Garcia: Samuel Vargas bout a tribute to hometown Philly

October 13, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

Welterweight world titleholder Danny Garcia has much love for the City of Brotherly Love, his hometown of Philadelphia, and is excited for the opportunity to fight there once again even if most view the fight as a mismatch. Garcia will take on Samuel Vargas in a 10-round nontitle bout on a ...

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Not a piece of cake: Program turned imprisoned lawyer into a pastry chef

May 31, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

By: Stephanie Farr Richard Creamer says he was living high, a real estate and entertainment lawyer with "six or seven" houses and a few nice cars, when he began a high-grade cannabis-growing operation at a North Philadelphia warehouse in 2009. "It came across my plate in a way that was like, 'This ...

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6abc Holiday Food Drive Results Are In

February 23, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

NORTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Many local families will be able to put food on the table because of another successful fundraiser. Tuesday, ACME presented Philabundance with more than 118 thousand pounds of food and 70 thousand dollars from the 6ABC Holiday Food Drive. That's equal to more than 250-thousand meals. Dirk Ohley, the ...

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