Hunger

Breaking Bread on Broad
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Hadas Kuznits
July 05, 2019 - 6:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For hungry North Philadelphia kids looking for activities over the summer, Congregation Rodeph Shalom has a program for them — and all are welcome. The synagogue is just one of many institutions across the city that double as free summer meal sites. Just text "FOOD"...
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Aaron Nola
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Paul Kurtz
May 02, 2019 - 3:09 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Phillies ace Aaron Nola will be leading an annual food drive at Citizens Bank Park this summer. Nola was already familiar with the Philabundance building. He drives past it all the time on the way to the ballpark. But now he's learning about the inner workings of the...
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Action Tank
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Steve Tawa
January 18, 2019 - 3:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A group of service minded veterans — called Action Tank — is leveraging the experiences, skills and leadership of its members in a different approach to policy issues. They called a "100 for Hunger" meeting. "One in five Philadelphians doesn't know where they're...
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Samantha Mogil, manager of government and community affairs for Share Food Program, says in the organization's warehouse that the nonprofit will provide free food for furloughed workers.
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Pat Loeb
January 18, 2019 - 3:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia anti-hunger groups are preparing to provide food to federal workers who have been without a paycheck now for four weeks. Share Food Program , the local nonprofit that is also the lead agency in Philadelphia for state and federal food programs, has been...
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New Jersey Hunger
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David Madden
December 02, 2018 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, NJ (KYW Newsradio) -- A vote is expected later this month in the New Jersey Assembly on a series of bills that are aimed at addressing the state’s increasing hunger problem. It's hard to believe that in a place called the “Garden State” one out of eight people lack a consistent food supply...
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Philabundance
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Pat Loeb
November 21, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Thousands of volunteers have spent weeks making sure everyone has a happy Thanksgiving, even those with food insecurity. Pro athletes, politicians and everday Philadelphians collected and distributed meals. But for Philabundance, fighting hunger is a year-round job...
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Starbucks will start paying employees to volunteer 20 hours a week.
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August 23, 2018 - 1:46 pm
By Danielle Wiener-Bronner (CNN Money) -- Starbucks is paying employees to give back. The company announced on Thursday that it is testing a program that will allow some employees to spend half of their workweek at a local nonprofit. With the help of Points of Light, a nonprofit volunteering group...
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