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Philabundance

(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

(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

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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

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