Food Banks

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Brotherly Love: Feeding South Jersey Kids All Summer

When the school is out, many students miss out on a significant source of nutrition: school breakfast and lunch.

07/22/2014

(Volunteers repackage bulk breakfast cereal for distribution by Philabundance.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Philadelphia Area Food Banks

This holiday season, help out the less fortunate by donating to one of these area food banks.

11/21/2013

(One lonely package of hot dog rolls is all that was left of bread products in one Philadelphia grocery store ahead of Sandy's onslaught.  Credit: Michelle Durham)

Got Emergency Food AND Power? Food Banks Plead For Your Stockpiles

If you are now one of the lucky ones whose power has NOT gone out, and you don’t need all that stuff, local food banks hope you’ll consider them.

10/31/2012

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Local High Schools Participate In ‘Great Food Fight’ For Charity

High School students from the Philadelphia region went head-to-head over a two-week period to collect tons of food for the “Great Food Fight” to benefit Philabundance.

04/22/2012

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Philadelphia Supermarket Holds ‘Turkey Bowling’ Contest To Put Spotlight On Hunger

ShopRite is donating 100 cases of turkeys to two local food banks.

11/15/2011

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More Area Residents Are Depending On Food Banks To Survive

“So we’re seeing waves – where those food stamp benefits run out and people are coming to the cupboards at the end of the month,” Philabundance president Bill Clark says.

09/29/2011

NJ Official Issues Reminder For Donations To Food Banks

In this economy, local food banks are being pressed to the limit. On Wednesday a New Jersey official took time out to visit a rolling delivery unit.

07/27/2011

(The Benjamin Franklin Bridge is one of four operated by the DRPA.  Photo by John Ostapkovich)

Food Banks Pleading With DRPA To Release Promised Funds

Local food banks say they’re still waiting for $2 million in funding from the Delaware River Port Authority, approved by the agency more than a year and a half ago but subsequently put on hold.

07/05/2011

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