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.
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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.
High School students from the Philadelphia region went head-to-head over a two-week period to collect tons of food for the “Great Food Fight” to benefit Philabundance.
In partnership with CBS 3 and Philabundance, the Delaware Valley’s largest hunger relief organization, the National Constitution Center will collect non-perishable food items as part of the Bruce Springsteen-inspired “Hungry Heart” Food Drive.
The National Constitution Center, in partnership with CBS 3 and Philabundance, the Delaware Valley’s largest hunger relief organization, will collect non-perishable food items as part of the Bruce Springsteen-inspired “Hungry Heart” Food Drive.
In about a year, the organization says it hopes to open a new 13,000-square-foot “Fare and Square” grocery store. It is believed to be the first supermarket in the country operated by a food aid group as a nonprofit venture.
Philabundance has had its eye on the building for some time and has been working to raise $4.5-million to try to buy it and open it up as a grocery store that will also serve as a food center.
From time to time, everyone needs a helping hand, and opportunities abound in Philadelphia to reach out to those in need and make a difference.