Philadelphia Food Organization Says Hunger Is Hitting More Middle Class FamiliesThe US Department Agriculture says 50 million people went hungry last year.
Philabundance To Open Grocery Store In ChesterIn 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 Raises Money To Purchase Building For Chester SupermarketPhilabundance 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.
Major Grant Brings Philabundance Closer To Opening Chester GroceryPhilabundance has just received a huge contribution toward its effort to open up a grocery operation in the city of Chester.
More Area Residents Are Depending On Food Banks To Survive"So we're seeing waves - where those food stamp benefits run out and people are coming to the cupboards at the end of the month," Philabundance president Bill Clark says.
Survey: 1 In 4 Philadelphians Living In Poverty27-percent of Philadelphians live below the poverty line. It’s a number that has risen four percent in the last 10 years, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report, released today.
Slow Start Proves Costly In Temple's Loss To Duquesne Bill Clark had 22 points and Duquesne limited No. 19 Temple to 31 percent shooting in winning its sixth consecutive game, 78-66 on Saturday.

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