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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

Just a few weeks ago, we released this statement about President Trump’s extreme proposal to cut SNAP (food stamps) by over 25% and the harm that would cause. Now Congress is working on its version of the budget, and, unfortunately, we have reason to be concerned that SNAP is at ...

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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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SEPTA Announces Launch Of 9th Annual Stop Hunger At Your Station Campaign

June 13, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — SEPTA wants to derail hunger in the Delaware Valley, and the transit authority is moving in the direction to do just that. Tuesday morning, SEPTA announced the launch of its 9th annual Stop Hunger at Your Station campaign. SEPTA’s Rich Burnfield says starting June 12 riders will be able ...

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Philabundance on Comcast Newsmakers

June 5, 2017  by Philabundance Digital Media

See full story here Stefanie Arck-Baynes, Director of Communications for Philabundance, talks about helping to feed those in need.

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Food Truck Fridays at Philabundance

June 5, 2017  by Philabundance Events

We have a scrumptious slate of food trucks scheduled to vend at Philabundance on Fridays for lunch throughout the summer beginning June 9th. All of the trucks are hunger fighting partners and will be donating a portion of proceeds from their sales the day they are here.  Trucks will be ...

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