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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

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 Delaware Valley College)

Hundreds To Gather In Bucks County To Help Feed The Hungry

The daylong event at Delaware Valley College in Doylestown is aimed at feeding the hungry and filling local food banks.

06/14/2014

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Northeast Philly Food Pantry Keeps Doors Open To Feed Hungry Residents

There are some sections of Philadelphia that have long had scores of hungry residents, but one local church leader who serves a ten zip code region of the city’s Northeast section says this situation exists in every city zip code.

12/23/2013

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Advocates Draw The Contrast Between Hunger And Plenty Outside Whole Foods

An anti-hunger group chose a novel way to call attention to cuts in food stamp benefits.

11/21/2013

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AARP Plans To Take On Hunger Problem Among People 50 And Over

After an AARP roundtable discussion with hunger advocates in Philadelphia, the non-profit organization is working to come up with a follow-up report on the problem of hunger among people 50 and over.

10/06/2013

Food distribution at Lowell Elementary. (credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philabundance, Citizens Bank Team Up To Feed Families

Philabundance is helping to fight summer hunger among kids through a pilot program that provides families with healthy foods at a critical time of the month.

08/18/2013

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Helping Elderly Find Better Access To Food And Nutrition Is Focus Of Forum In Center City

Advocates for the elderly tackled the issue of hunger at a forum in Center City Philadelphia on Wednesday.

03/20/2013

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Documentary Features Struggles Of ‘Food Insecure’ Americans

A documentary about hunger in America, featuring in part a woman from Philadelphia, is coming out Friday.

02/24/2013

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Mayor Nutter And Several Organizations Join Forces To Fight Hunger

The Mayor’s Office partnered with several anti-hunger organizations yesterday for a day-long national conference on ending hunger in America.

10/10/2012

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St. Christopher’s Hospital Expands Its Hunger Help Program

Physicians at St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children are helping patients battle both illness and hunger.

09/21/2012

Child Poverty Rising

Analysis by the Brookings Institution showed that child poverty rate nationwide rose from 18 to 22 percent from 2007 to 2010.

01/18/2012

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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

(Manna CEO Richard Keaveney at today's press announcement and public pie-tasting, adjacent to co-sponsor Marathon Grill restaurant, near 19th and Market Streets.   Photos by Steve Tawa)

Manna Holds Pie-Tasting For Its Annual Anti-Hunger Fundraiser

The theme is for this year’s “Pie in the Sky” event is “Buy a pie, Feed a family.” And the pies are indeed delicious.

11/10/2011

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AARP Holding Anti-Hunger Event Next Week in Center City Philadelphia

The advocacy group AARP is seeking to tackle hunger among older Americans. To that end, it is holding a fundraiser at the Shops at Liberty Place.

11/10/2011

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Philadelphia Senior Center Hosts Workshop On Dealing With Hunger

The project on senior hunger centers on resources available to homebound seniors, and how volunteer-supported programs work in concert with other efforts to connect needy seniors to food.

10/26/2011

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