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KidsBites LunchBox Intern Reflects on Summer Experience with Philabundance

August 29, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

KidsBites LunchBox Intern Kayla Schieber shares her experience supporting our communities this summer: On one of my first days a client said, “Bless you for being here” to me, which was something I never heard at any of my previous jobs. That was just the first of many examples of how ...

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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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Family Grocery Store Trips Evolve into Hunger Fighting Effort

July 12, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

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 Philabundance Digital Media

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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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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SEPTA Stop Hunger at Your Station 2017

June 15, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

From June 12-23, 2017 SEPTA will collect donations of canned goods at 43 designated stations throughout the transit system, providing food items to those in need. The community can participate by contributing the following most needed food items: Canned/ Shelf Stable Meats (including Tuna) Canned Beef Stew Canned Chili Canned Pasta, Beef Ravioli Creamy Peanut ...

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‘Stop Hunger’ Food Drive Helps Kids Get Meals They Need On Summer Break

June 1, 2016  by Philabundance Digital Media

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — SEPTA and Philabundance workers and volunteers rallied against hunger at Dilworth Park, outside City Hall, aboard a “Stop Hunger at Your Station” food drive. With school letting out for the summer, SEPTA General Manager Jeffrey Knueppel says thousands of children won’t benefit from the free and reduced-cost meals ...

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Thousands of Delaware Valley Kids Might Not Receive Needed Meals This Summer

June 23, 2015  by Philabundance Digital Media

Communications and Public Relations Senior Manager Stefanie Arck-Baynes talks with Jenn Ryan of More FM about the dire number of children in the Delaware Valley facing summer hunger.

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More Than 330,000 Kids in The Delaware Valley Face Summer Hunger

June 17, 2015  by Philabundance Digital Media

Philadelphia, PA – June 17, 2015 – Hundreds of thousands of kids who receive school meals may go hungry this summer, according to a newly-released study from the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC). Of the 330,000 children in Philabundance’s nine-county service area who receive free or reduced-price breakfast and ...

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