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Philadelphia Race Teams Runners From Across the World

September 22, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

Watch the full story here NBC10's Rosemary Connors gets the details about an upcoming run to beat hunger in which you team up with another runner in another part of the world. It's called Global Energy Race.

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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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Philabundance Referral Partnership with WeWork

August 22, 2017  by Philabundance Events

Raise Money for Philabundance with WeWork Philabundance is partnering with WeWork to raise money to help fight hunger in the Delaware Valley. WeWork provides beautiful workspace for Philly companies of all sizes and industries. For the next five months, when our Philabundance network refers any company to take a Hot Desk, ...

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Joint Statement on the House Budget Resolution from the Coalition Against Hunger and Philabundance

July 19, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

    Joint Statement on the House Budget Resolution from the Coalition Against Hunger and Philabundance   July 19, 2017 No one should go hungry in America. Since the 1960s, there has been broad bipartisan agreement on this principal, as well as an understanding that the government has a role to play in making sure ...

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Dunkin Donuts check to Philabundance

July 14, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

SOUTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- Hungry kids in Philadelphia have more food options Wednesday thanks to a big donation to Philabundance. Dunkin Donuts presented a $100,000 check in South Philadelphia. It will specifically support the Backpack program, providing children with nutritious, easy to make food to take home on weekends and during school breaks ...

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Philabundance Free Farmers Market Gets Donation From Toyota

July 12, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Philabundance has received a charitable shot in the arm for one of its more popular food giveaway programs. As they do every Friday, hundreds of people descended on a church parking lot in Upper Darby to snap up fresh carrots, peppers, and other produce at one of 11 ...

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Wawa hoagie day means free breakfast for Philly’s homeless vets

July 12, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

  The company’s best sandwich makers in each state helped deliver 1000 Shortis to a center in Old City. by Dayna Henninger It was breakfast time at the the Veterans Multi-Service Center at Fourth and Race in Old City, but one man had three Wawa hoagies stacked next to his chair. The fellow next to ...

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Chester Housing Authority Farm Gains Outlet At Local Grocer

June 21, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

  by Ayana Jones Tribune Staff Writer Jun 13, 2017 Officials from Chester Housing Authority and the Fare & Square grocery store have formed a produce partnership that features items grown at agency’s Ruth L. Bennett Homes community farm. “We’re excited to partner with the Chester Housing Authority,” Mike Basher, Fare & Square’s vice ...

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Fighting SNAP Cuts, Every Step Along the Way

June 16, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

On July 18th, we released a statement about the House of Representatives budget proposal which would force $10 billion in cuts to SNAP over ten years AND suggests an additional $150 billion in cuts to the program. The budget also includes $193 billion in cuts to other programs that help ...

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World Milk Day

June 14, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

by Sean Breslin, Manager of Community Food Programs Earlier this month we celebrated World Milk Day, a day established by the Food and Agriculture Organization to recognize the importance of milk as a global food. To celebrate, Philabundance staff Sean Breslin and Devin Hunter joined the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, Feeding Pennsylvania ...

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