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(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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Local Charity Introduces Virtual Way To Donate Food

There’s a new way for the charity-minded to hold a food drive, without lifting a bag or filling a box.

01/13/2013

Toys"R"Us stores, like the one in Cherry Hill, NJ, have Toys For Tots donation bins near the exit.

Top Spots To Make Holiday Gift Donations In Philadelphia

Many families cannot afford what others take for granted, much less holiday gifts. These are the best places to make holiday gift donations in Philadelphia.

12/21/2012

(Credit: Steve Tawa, KYW Newsradio)

High Schools Gear Up For 3rd Annual Food Fight Competition

High schools in the region are gearing up to enter one of the year’s biggest food donation competitions in our area.

12/15/2012

(Volunteers repackage bulk breakfast cereal for distribution by Philabundance.  Credit: Steve Tawa)

Cancer Hospital Chain Pitches In To Help a Philadelphia Food Bank

The Philadelphia area hunger relief organization Philabundance is getting a two-fer: volunteers and a donation from a chain of cancer hospitals.

12/04/2012

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Some Charities Expect Drop In Donations Due To Sandy Recovery Efforts

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.

11/12/2012

The KIND Truck parked at 15th and JFK Blvd. (credit: Steve Tawa)

Healthy Snack Food Company KIND Stops in Center City

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.’

11/06/2012

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Philabundance Needs Help Meeting Increased Demand

The region’s largest hunger relief organization says they are in dire need of food and they are asking for the public’s help.

10/25/2012

(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

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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

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