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PCK Graduate Finds Support in Food, Farming and Faith

October 19, 2016  by Brittany Barbato

On a sunny day in September, Philabundance Community Kitchen (PCK) Graduate Kevin is standing between two long rows of plant beds created from converted pallets and painted in vibrant hues of yellow, green and red. Sunflowers, vines of veggies and a full-size fig tree stretch over him, casting scattered havens ...

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Danny Garcia : Samuel Vargas Bout to Help Knockout Hunger

October 18, 2016  by Philabundance Events

Philadelphia’s own undefeated boxing world champion Danny Garcia is giving back to his hometown as he partners with Philabundance leading up to his Saturday, November 12 fight at Temple University’s Liacouras Center. Garcia is holding a food drive throughout the promotion and fans can drop off food between now and fight ...

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Los alimentos significan reunir a la familia para una voluntaria y cliente

October 13, 2016  by Philabundance

Note: You can click here to read the English version of this story or select your preferred language from the "Translate this page" drop-down menu in the top-right corner of our website. Vistiendo con orgullo una camiseta de Philabundance que dice “VOLUNTARIO”, Marisela ayuda a descargar cajas y preparar todo para ...

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Danny Garcia: Samuel Vargas bout a tribute to hometown Philly

October 13, 2016  by Amanda White

Welterweight world titleholder Danny Garcia has much love for the City of Brotherly Love, his hometown of Philadelphia, and is excited for the opportunity to fight there once again even if most view the fight as a mismatch. Garcia will take on Samuel Vargas in a 10-round nontitle bout on a ...

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Partnership with Urban Farm Helps Feed Those in Need

October 11, 2016  by Philabundance

Recently, Food Drive Coordinator Elizabeth went out into the field to meet with new Philabundance partners Novick Family Urban Farm and Grow Philly. Hear from her about how, together, we’re helping feed those in need: One of the reasons I love working for Philabundance is the deep roots we have in ...

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Meals or Bills? Mom Affords Both with Fresh For All

October 6, 2016  by Philabundance

Letitia is a single mom who suffers from epilepsy, a disorder that causes seizures. Although she has her GED and a medical assistant certification, securing a job is difficult as it’s hard to drive a vehicle. While Letitia’s disability benefits cover appointments with neurologists and her ongoing medication, it’s not enough ...

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Veteran Finds Hope in Fair Prices and Fresh Food at Fare & Square

October 5, 2016  by Brittany Barbato

Darren is a 51-year-old veteran whose ongoing fight with arthritis makes it hard for him to find work as a home health aide, which requires him to be on his feet a lot. In addition, he has to commute to South Philadelphia from Chester to care for his aging mother ...

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6th Annual Fundraiser in Memory of Chip Davis

October 4, 2016  by Philabundance Events

This year’s dine and donate fundraiser will take place on Friday, November 18, 2016 from 5PM to 10PM at MaGerk's Pub & Grill.  MaGerk’s will donate 15% of your check’s value, excluding tax and tip, to Philabundance. There will be raffle prizes, a 50/50, and live DJ entertainment. Stop by for happy hour or ...

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Hunger Heroes Come in All Shapes, Sizes and Ages!

September 30, 2016  by Philabundance

Hunger heroes come in all shapes and size – and ages! Take it from Kyseer Oliver, a 10-year-old who volunteers with his mom one night each month at our Hunger Relief Center, helping pack and sort food that goes to our neighbors in need. He loves volunteering… read on to ...

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Camp Out For Hunger

September 28, 2016  by Philabundance Events

Mark your calendars for November 28, to December 2, and get ready to rock hunger at 93.3 WMMR Preston & Steve’s Camp Out For Hunger!

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