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(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

(Ryan Howard uses the PA system at the the ShopRite store in Cheltenham.  Credit: Tim Jimenez)

Phillies’ Ryan Howard Visits a Cheltenham Supermarket To Promote Team’s Food Drive

Not a typical afternoon here at ShopRite, as a certain Phillies’ first baseman gets shoppers’ attention.

06/21/2013

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Phillies, Halladay Family Foundation Launch 2013 Phans Feeding Families Program

The Phillies, along with Citizen’s Bank and the Halladay Family Foundation announced the 2013 Phans Feeding Families program on Wednesday.

06/19/2013

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Gov. Corbett Meets With Chilean Minister Of Agriculture In An Effort To Increase Trade

The Governor’s meeting with Chilean officials is a follow up to the administration’s trip to South America last month for the purpose of increasing trade between the regions.

05/14/2013

Donnelle Baxter, Jamie Landers, Laura McLain of Luscious Bakery. (credit: Justin Udo)

3rd Annual Cupcake Smash Takes Place In Northern Liberties

Philabundance hosted its 3rd Annual Cupcake Smash on Saturday, an event to raise money for the organization as it tries to address hunger issues in the Delaware Valley.

04/27/2013

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Local Non-Profit Takes Time To Honor Volunteers

Friday was the final day of National Volunteer Week, a time when non-profits and agencies say thank you to the thousands who serve their community.

04/27/2013

(Volunteers help pack cartons of food at Philabundance.  Credit: Cherri Gregg)

During National Volunteer Week, The Line Just Keeps Rolling at Philadelphia Nonprofits

Philabundance uses about 16,000 volunteers each year to sort and pack food. Every month hundreds help pack more than 10,000 boxes of food for senior citizens.

04/26/2013

(One of the entrants for Cupcake Smash 2012. Credit: Philabundance)

Local Bakers Gear Up For Cupcake Smash 2013

For the third straight year, cupcakes are taking over Northern Liberties at an event benefiting Philabundance.

04/22/2013

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Philabundance Asks Philadelphians To ‘Spread The Love’ By Donating PB&J

A Philadelphia-based nonprofit and Subaru are teaming up to “spread the love” this Valentine’s Day.

02/04/2013

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