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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.

09/09/2014

(Hard Rock Café employees fill shopping carts during a playful competition in support of the anti-hunger group "Philabundance."  Photo by Paul Kurtz)

Hard Rock Café Goes Shopping In Support of Philabudance

Management normally writes a check, but they decided to change things up this year and add an element of fun with a food shopping competition.

07/17/2014

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Philabundance Reaches Out To Green Thumbs To Help Feed The Hungry

Philabundance is asking home gardners to donate any excess fruit and vegetables from their harvest.

06/28/2014

(Phillies' manager Ryne Sandberg, left, back to camera, helps Philabundance CEO Bill Clark, center, and the Phillie Phanatic deliver food at the Philabundance loading dock.   Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Phillies Rally Against Hunger With Food Collection at Saturday’s Game

Phillies fans are being asked to bring food to the ballpark on Saturday, to help kick off the team’s drive to help the anti-hunger group “Philabundance.”

05/29/2014

Some of the cupcakes from the Cupcake Smash. (Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

Cupcake Smash Teams With Philabundance At The Piazza

The fourth annual Cupcake Smash benefiting Philabundance took place at the Piazza in Northern Liberties on Saturday, and hundreds of cupcakes were eaten to benefit a worthy cause.

04/26/2014

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

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

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