food insecurity

Jesus Focus Food Pantry tents knocked down from the storm
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Kim Glovas
August 06, 2020 - 4:00 am
A Bucks County food pantry that was working hard to help families hit by the pandemic over the last five months has suffered severe damage during Tuesday’s tropical storm. A fund drive is underway to allow the pantry to continue its mission. Read more here.
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Philabundance volunteers give food to people waiting in the drive-thru line
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KYW Staff
August 05, 2020 - 8:12 pm
Food insecurity is a big problem in the U.S. during normal times. But several months into the coronavirus pandemic, the problem has reached a level that's hard to fathom, and hunger relief organizations like Philabundance are struggling to meet the huge demand for food. Read more here.
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Boxes of food at the Food Bank of South Jersey
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Mike Dougherty
July 14, 2020 - 4:10 pm
Unemployment is still well above 10% in several counties in South Jersey , and the Food Bank of South Jersey has been pumping out supplies at a record pace. Read more here.
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Construction is underway on a new, larger facility for a job training program run by Philabundance.
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Kim Glovas
July 13, 2020 - 11:33 am
More money has been granted to 13 social service agencies serving communities hardest hit by the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Governor Phil Murphy announces new funding to combat food insecurity in New Jersey
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David Madden
July 11, 2020 - 4:00 am
Some federal pandemic money sent to New Jersey is going to several food banks across the Garden State to help them address a spike in those in need of help. Read more here.
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Assortment of fresh fruits and vegetables
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Justin Udo
July 05, 2020 - 4:00 am
Getting food to those in need is a little easier than it used to be, thanks to an app from a Philadelphia nonprofit. Read more here.
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A pop-up food pantry at Gideon Elementary School.
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Hadas Kuznits
June 25, 2020 - 4:32 pm
A pop-up food pantry in North Philadelphia that provided food to hundreds will continue giving food throughout the summer twice a week. Read more here.
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Philabundance volunteers give food to people waiting in the drive-thru line
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Paul Kurtz
June 19, 2020 - 4:21 pm
As the Philadelphia region prepares to move to the “green phase” of coronavirus recovery, the catastrophic financial fallout from the lockdown is showing no signs of letting up. Read more here.
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From left to right: Chefs Elijah Milligan, Kurt Evans, Aziza Young, Stephanie Nicole Willis, Gregory Headen, Malik Ali
Courtesy of Aziza Young
Hadas Kuznits
June 18, 2020 - 4:17 pm
A group of Black chefs are getting together to help feed their communities Friday, and what started as a food drive will also serve as a Juneteenth celebration. Read more here.
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Box of food being distributed
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Matt Leon
May 29, 2020 - 4:00 am
Starting Friday morning, Philabundance will open a drive-thru emergency food distribution site in the parking lot of Citizens Bank Park. Read more here.
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