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(Roy Neff taking part in a "wallbreaking" ceremony at the Klein JCC in NE Philadelphia.  Roy and his wife Lyn spearheaded the effort to create the new food pantry. Credit: Tim Jimenez)

New Food Pantry in NE Philadelphia Takes a High-Tech Approach

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.

10/05/2012

(Photo Credits: David Madden)

Non-Profit Grocery Store Set To Open In Chester

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.

09/27/2012

(Volunteers sort plum tomatoes at Philabundance headquarters in South Philadelphia.  Credit: Paul Kurtz)

Philadelphia Food Organization Says Hunger Is Hitting More Middle Class Families

The US Department Agriculture says 50 million people went hungry last year.

09/05/2012

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Drivers Feeling Pain At The Pump Due To Rising Gas Prices

Nationally, the average cost of a gallon of gas is up 30 cents in the last month to $3.70.

08/15/2012

(credit: Pat Loeb)

Philabundance Gets A Phillies Boost

The Philabundance food bank got a boost on Sunday from the Phillies “Phans Feeding Families” day at the ball park.

08/05/2012

(Credit: Philabundance)

Philabundance Campaign Seeks Produce Donations

Philabundance is asking area green thumbs to donate some of the produce they’re growing in their home gardens.

07/05/2012

(A Septa regional rail train.  File photo)

SEPTA Asks Riders To Help The Hungry

SEPTA and Philabundance are asking transit riders to donate food at 45 rail and transit stations around the region.

06/04/2012

Stigall Show Log 5.18.12

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.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/18/2012

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Hunter Pence Apologizes For His Play In Right Field

Hunter Pence apologized for his poor play in right field so far this year.

05/17/2012

(Chef-owner Greg Vernick.  Credit: Hadas Kuznits)

What’s Cooking on 1060: Two New Restaurants, and an Anti-Hunger Fundraiser

“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.

05/04/2012

(A fried-chicken-and-bacon cupcake was one of last year's winners in the Philabudance Cupcake Smash.  Photo provided)

2nd Annual Cupcake Competition In Northern Liberties Will Benefit Philabudance

It’s the second annual “Cupcake Smash,” at the Piazza at Schmidt’s.

04/24/2012

(Credit: Steve Tawa, KYW Newsradio)

Local High Schools Participate In ‘Great Food Fight’ For Charity

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.

04/22/2012

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‘Hungry Heart’ Food Drive At The National Constitution Center

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.

03/01/2012

(Singles got together at Philabundance's Hunger Relief Center to pack boxes of food for needy seniors. credit: Tim Jimenez)

NCC & CBS 3 Partner With Philabundance On Bruce Springsteen-Inspired 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.

02/29/2012

(credit: Philabundance.org)

Philabundance To Open Grocery Store In Chester

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.

02/25/2012

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