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Volunteers at Philabundance (Credit: Justin Udo)

Local Non-Profit Gets Extra Help During National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week is in full swing, and at Philabundance, this week is much needed.

04/11/2014

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Local College Students Grow Produce To Help Feed Area Residents

Hope of Harvest is a program that puts food on the tables of area residents. Scott Smith, Assistant Farm Manager at Delaware Valley College in Doylestown says this year, the program is expected to grow more than 50,000 pounds of vegetables.

03/29/2014

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Philabundance Spreads Word About Annual Campaign To Bring In Peanut Butter And Jelly

Philabundance is hoping people out there “Spread the Love” during an annual campaign bringing in peanut butter and jelly for those in need.

02/22/2014

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Bank Underwrites Free Admissions To African-American Museum on MLK Day

Citizens Bank CEO Daniel Fitzpatrick said the bank’s charitable foundation is donating $25,000 to underwrite the museum’s costs on January 20th, to offer free admission and cultural activities to more than 3,000 expected visitors.

01/09/2014

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Three People Leading The Green Movement In Philadelphia

Paving the way for green living in Philadelphia and surrounding areas, these three individuals volunteer their time and share their knowledge with others in support of a more sustainable community.

12/16/2013

Mary Jo Gallagher of Greystone Interiors works on her tree in the Ritz-Carlton lobby.  Photo provided by Jimmy Contreras.

Positively Philadelphia: The Ritz-Carlton’s Festival of Trees

It’s a collection of trees designed and decorated by different groups around the area, on display in the hotel’s historic rotunda lobby.

12/08/2013

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Locally and Nationally, ‘Giving Tuesday’ Snowballs In Its Second Year

This national day of giving back during the holiday season is gaining traction.

12/04/2013

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Green Volunteer Opportunities In Philadelphia

From community clean-up programs, food drives and community gardening programs, there are many ways to give back to the earth and to your community by volunteering in the City of Brotherly Love.

11/18/2013

(A truck from the Food Bank of South Jersey.  File photo)

Area Families, Food Banks Dealing With Cuts In Federal Hunger Benefits

The federal “SNAP” program (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) is getting less money because a temporary increase in funding, part of the 2009 stimulus plan, is expiring.

11/01/2013

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First Grocery Store Since 2001 Opens In Chester

It may look like an ordinary grocery store, but it’s considered an extraordinary addition to Chester.

09/27/2013

(The third annual Philadelphia Hunger Symposium, held at the Cira Centre in West Philadelphia.  Credit: John Ostapkovich)

Area Hunger Groups Gather in West Philadelphia For Annual Conference

Hunger cuts across all lines we draw and no zip code is immune, noted keynote speaker lawyer Nikki Johnson-Huston.

09/17/2013

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

(Zarwin Baum team members at PHILAlympics.  Photo provided)

A Center City Law Firm With Community Spirit

The law firm Zarwin Baum DeVito Kaplan Schaer Toddy makes its mark daily in courtrooms and boardrooms, but in its 52-year history the firm has also had a broader impact on behalf of the needy.

08/12/2013

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Phils Fans Have Chance to Feed Area Families

Fighting hunger takes a team effort and now Phils fans can join in the effort.

07/13/2013

Dunkin Donuts and Baskin Robbins present checks to charity organizations. (Credit: John Ostapkovich)

CHOP, Philabundance Receive Grants From Dunkin Donuts, Baskin Robbins

Hundreds of people gathered for golf, cricket and bidding on sports stuff at the Ramblewood Country Club in Mt. Laurel. First thing, they hauled out oversized checks.

06/25/2013

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