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Like Mother/Father, Like Daughter: Interview with Philabundance Parents

July 20, 2016  by Philabundance

When Volunteer Coordinator Kali Hamilton’s parents flew in from California to visit their daughter in Philadelphia, they didn’t realize their site-seeing tour would include a stop volunteering at the Philabundance Hunger Relief Center. Here’s what they had to say about their experience: How did you feel after volunteering? To correct the ...

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Christmas in July at Clementon Park Splash World

July 20, 2016  by Philabundance Events

Hunger never takes a vacation!    Bring two (2) canned food items to Clementon Park Splash World between 4:00-6:00pm  on Friday, July 29th and pay half price for a Twilight Admission ticket.  Tickets include admission to the theme park and water park, PLUS you can have your picture taken with Santa from 6:00-8:00pm ...

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New App Aims To Prevent Leftover DNC Food From Going To Waste

July 18, 2016  by Amanda White

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — With the large parties and events coming to town for the Democratic National Convention next week, top hunger-fighting organizations have developed a new app for party hosts and restaurants to donate extra food. The app, called Food Connect, matches anyone with an excess of food with the pantries ...

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Uber for leftovers: This app aims to eliminate DNC food waste in Philly

July 18, 2016  by Amanda White

When Pope Francis came to town and disrupted the city’s normal flow, restaurants all over Philly were stuck holding tons of uneaten food. Many didn’t know what to do with it — they didn’t want it to go to waste, but also didn’t have room to keep it fresh and ...

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Philadelphia’s Leading Hunger-Relief Organizations Team Up to Release Food Rescue App for DNC

July 15, 2016  by Brittany Barbato

Philadelphia, PA, July 15, 2016 – Today Operation Food Rescue launched Food Connect, an app aimed at reducing hunger in the area and rescuing food that would otherwise go to waste during the Democratic National Convention (DNC). Operation Food Rescue is a collaborative effort of the city’s leading anti-hunger organizations, ...

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Family Grocery Store Trips Evolve into Hunger Fighting Effort

July 12, 2016  by Philabundance

Writer and Hunger Relief Advocate Margaret shares how she turns fighting hunger into a family affair at home: How often do you go to the grocery store? If you have a busy family like me then I bet it may be more often than you’d like. I’m also willing to bet ...

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Philabundance Helps Kids from Going Hungry Over the Summer

July 8, 2016  by Amanda White

Over the summer, tens of thousands of kids eligible for free school meals in our region lose their access to food. So Philabundance is stepping in to make sure those kids don't go hungry this summer, in a region where hunger is at a high about twice the national average. ...

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4th of July Coffee Custard Recipe from Philabundance Community Kitchen

July 1, 2016  by Philabundance

Philabundance Community Kitchen Coffee Custard Makes about 8 servings Ingredients 4 cups whipping cream 1 cup plus 8 teaspoons sugar 2 tablespoons coarsely ground espresso coffee beans 2 teaspoons instant espresso powder or coffee powder 1 cinnamon stick 1 vanilla bean, split lengthwise (or vanilla extract) 6 large egg yolks 1 large egg Instructions -Place eight oven-safe custard cups in large roasting ...

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Philabundance Community Kitchen’s Homemade Ricotta Recipe

June 23, 2016  by Philabundance

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.” Learn how YOU can help provide milk for ...

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Need to Fill Food Pantries Locally During Kid’s Summer Break

June 21, 2016  by Amanda White

By: Kristen Johanson PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Summer means beach vacations, camp and free time, but for some families who rely on school meals for their children, this time of year can be tough. More than 300,000 children in our area lose their school breakfast and lunch meals during summer break. “Hunger is just ...

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