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

June 21, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

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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More than 300,000 Kids in Our Area Face Hunger this Summer

June 20, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE More than 300,000 Kids in Our Area Face Hunger this Summer Philadelphia, PA – June 17, 2016 – Hundreds of thousands of kids in the Delaware Valley who receive school meals may go hungry this summer, according to a newly-released study from the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC). ...

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Join Senator Casey in the Fight to Strengthen Child Nutrition Programs

June 9, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

On Monday, Senator Bob Casey took a tour of Fare & Square, Philabundance’s non-profit grocery store in Chester, PA. He also met with staff and customers as well as partners from the Chester County Food Bank and Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger to discuss the importance of federal nutrition programs ...

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