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Philabundance is turning inmates into interns at Philly’s best restaurants

January 14, 2017  by Amanda White

By: Danya Henninger Not long ago, Tahib Ali’s kitchen skills amounted to being able to pour a bowl of cereal. Seriously. When the instructors at Philabundance Community Kitchen went around the room and asked their incoming winter 2016 students what dish they already knew how to make, that’s what Ali answered — ...

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6abc Dunkin’ Donuts Holiday Food Drive a Huge Success

January 13, 2017  by Amanda White

View the full story here. PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- The 6abc Dunkin' Donuts Holiday Food Drive continued its tradition of success this year on behalf of people in need. As always, we have 6abc viewers to thank. A check for $156,000 was presented to Philabundance Thursday, the result of proceeds generated by Dunkin' ...

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Philabundance: Fighting Hunger, Fulfilling Resolutions in 2017

January 3, 2017  by Amanda White

Philadelphia, PA, January 3, 2017— For those with a resolution to give back, learn a new skill, save money or be healthier in 2017, Philabundance can help. Through volunteer shifts and advocating for hunger relief, Philabundance’s culinary arts training program and nonprofit grocery store in Chester, or supporting our partners, ...

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Comedy Night in Glen Mills

January 3, 2017  by Philabundance Events

Join the GFWC Jr. Woman's Club of Springfield for a night of comedy. Comedian Rodney Laney will headline the show; John Kinsel  and others will also perform. Raffles and 50/50 to benefit Philabundance. Tickets purchased before January 14th will benefit Philabundance. Click here for tickets and more information.

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Bucks-Mont Collaborative: Getting By

December 23, 2016  by Amanda White

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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100 Chester Families Get a Free Meal from Fare & Square

December 21, 2016  by Amanda White

CHESTER >> Doubling their contributions from last year, the Fare and Square in Chester continues to find new and better ways to help the community it serves. On Tuesday, 100 families were given a Christmas bounty of free food in appreciation for their patronage to Chester’s own non-profit grocery. “I want to ...

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The Brewing Give Back Fest – Beer Festival

December 20, 2016  by Philabundance Events

Come join us  for a great cause in raising money and awareness for Philabundance and another local non-profit organization. There will be 30 breweries offering samples, as well as light snacks and live music. Each brewery has graciously donated their beer, and all proceeds go directly to both organizations. More ...

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Major food drive benefits Philadelphia-area families

December 19, 2016  by Amanda White

To view the full clip, click here. SOUTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- One of the city's largest anti-hunger events took place Friday in South Philadelphia right outside Citizens Bank Park. More than 300,000 pounds of donated food was transported there as part of the Toyota Tundra Food Drive, benefiting Philabundance.

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Initiative seeks solutions to turn food waste into jobs and revenue

December 14, 2016  by Amanda White

Every year the country spends $218 billion growing, processing and transporting more than 60 million tons of food that’s never eaten, according to ReFED, a collaboration of business, nonprofit, foundation and government leaders committed to reducing food waste in the United States. On average, every person wastes 400 pounds of ...

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Shake Your Brass Festival

December 8, 2016  by Philabundance Events

Fly Bottle Records and Ruba Club proudly present: Shake Your Brass Festival! Join us at Ruba Club on Friday, Dec. 9, as we bring together THREE great bands with new directions in the Balkan brass band tradition, from across the Eastern seaboard: Black Masala from Washington, DC West Philadelphia Orchestra from Philly Cocek Brass Band from Boston ...will all come together ...

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