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A Struggling Parent Says Thank You

May 25, 2016  by Philabundance

Summer will be here before we know it, and siblings David, Isiah and Yamelette will be out of class for three months. When the last school bell rings, these kids will be worried. Like many of their classmates, David, Isiah and Yamelette rely on the school meal program for breakfast and ...

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Your Gifts Help Feed A Family in Need

May 25, 2016  by Philabundance

Ginette is a hardworking single mom with two school-age children, Connor, 9, and Gwen, 16.* Lately, it’s been tough making ends meet, especially now that Ginette has to devote most of her time to caring for Gwen, who has been too ill to attend school. Despite these difficulties, Ginette tries to ...

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SEPTA Stop Hunger at Your Station Food Drive 2016

May 25, 2016  by Amanda White

From June 6-20, 2016 SEPTA is collecting donations of canned goods at 43 designated stations throughout the transit system, providing food items to those in need. CCT customers wishing to participate are able to give their canned good contributions to their vehicle operator. The community can participate by contributing the following most ...

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Chef Hugo’s Philabundance Rice Pudding Recipe

May 12, 2016  by Brittany Barbato

According to the Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association, consuming three daily servings of low-fat milk, cheese or yogurt is “an easy way for families to get a powerful punch of nutrients to help build stronger bones and healthy bodies and reduce the risk of osteoporosis.” Want to ensure all families have access to ...

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Ginger Carrot Soup with Roasted Peanut: A PCK Graduate Recipe

May 6, 2016  by Brittany Barbato

Philabundance Community Kitchen Graduate Steve Parr’s first dish was scrambled eggs. With the skills and knowledge from his work in our program, today Steve is planning to open his own hospitality service in Brewerytown. Plus, he cooks up tasty recipes like this carrot soup with toasted sesame seeds! Carrot Soup with ...

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Fill A Glass with Hope 2016

May 4, 2016  by Brittany Barbato

Monday, May 9 - Friday, May 20 Fill a Glass with Hope is a collaborative partnership with a goal to provide fresh milk to those in need through Pennsylvania food pantries. As fresh milk provides the essential nutrients kids need to learn and grow, Philabundance, with the help of its gracious donors, has exceeded its goal ...

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Sean and Charlie: A Father-Son Duo Tackle Hunger

May 2, 2016  by Brittany Barbato

Thursday, April 28, was National Take Your Daughters and Sons To Work Day. Community Capacity Building Manager Sean Breslin reflects on the experience of sharing his work with his son, Charlie: At home we’ve talked about what I do at work and what Philabundance does for the Delaware Valley, but no ...

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Inmates Get 2nd Chance with Help From Philabundance

April 28, 2016  by Amanda White

NBC10's Katy Zachary highlights Philabundance's Community Kitchen and its work with local inmates. To view the full story click here:

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IN FOCUS: Philabundance

April 26, 2016  by Amanda White

On “In Focus” with host Jennifer Lewis-Hall, we spotlight Philabundance, a nonprofit organization fighting hunger and malnutrition in the Delaware Valley. According to Philabundance, one in seven people in the United States face hunger. They say here locally, it’s one in four people in the Philadelphia area, second worst statistically ...

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Redemption Through Cooking

April 26, 2016  by Stefanie Arck

Richard K. went from being a successful entertainment lawyer to an inmate at Fort Dix Prison to a pastry chef at award-winning Zahav restaurant all within five years. He credits Philabundance Community Kitchen (PCK) for propelling him to where he is today. “I don't think I would have landed on my ...

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