The Philadelphia area hunger relief organization Philabundance is getting a two-fer: volunteers and a donation from a chain of cancer hospitals.
The economy is sluggish and with only so much money to go around, it’s a difficult time for many charities as they seek holiday donations.
The snack food company, KIND, parked its truck next to LOVE Park in Center City on Tuesday to ask people to get involved with its ‘kinding mission.’
The region’s largest hunger relief organization says they are in dire need of food and they are asking for the public’s help.
A groundbreaking ceremony — or wall breaking, actually — took place at the Klein JCC, the first step in turning an old racquetball court into a new food pantry.
The hopes are to open America’s first non-profit grocery store next Spring in Chester, the first grocery store there in more than a decade.
The US Department Agriculture says 50 million people went hungry last year.
Nationally, the average cost of a gallon of gas is up 30 cents in the last month to $3.70.
The Philabundance food bank got a boost on Sunday from the Phillies “Phans Feeding Families” day at the ball park.
Philabundance is asking area green thumbs to donate some of the produce they’re growing in their home gardens.
SEPTA and Philabundance are asking transit riders to donate food at 45 rail and transit stations around the region.
Chris talks to Phillies OF Hunter Pence about his upcoming charity event, Steve Cordasco about Facebook’s IPO, CBS 3’s Beasley Reece to preview the Sixers and Phillies weekends, and Breitbart.com’s Larry O’Connor about biography discovered of President Obama claiming he was born in Kenya.
Hunter Pence apologized for his poor play in right field so far this year.
“Vernick” opens near 21st and Walnut, “Spiga” near 13th and Locust, and a center city hotel hosts “Taste of the Nation” to benefit anti-hunger programs in the Delaware Valley.
It’s the second annual “Cupcake Smash,” at the Piazza at Schmidt’s.