Hunger

Loree Jones joins Philabundance as new CEO on June 2.
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Mike DeNardo
May 10, 2020 - 2:18 pm
The nonprofit Philabundance is getting a new leader, at a time when the need to address hunger in our area has never been greater amid the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Fresh fruits and vegetables on shelf in supermarket
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Hadas Kuznits
May 07, 2020 - 11:11 am
Members of Gov. Tom Wolf's administration want to make sure that Pennsylvanians hit hard by the economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic know about the state’s food assistance programs. They are encouraging struggling families to apply so they don't go hungry. Read more here.
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Philabundance
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Mike DeNardo
March 26, 2020 - 1:12 pm
Philabundance is shutting down for three days, after it learned two staffers at the surplus food agency had contact with people who may have been exposed to coronavirus.
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Philabundance volunteers
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Antionette Lee
March 17, 2020 - 5:54 pm
Since restaurants are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, a lot of food is likely to go to waste. But hunger relief nonprofit Philabundance wants to help get the unused food to the people who need it the most. Read more here.
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Food on a table.
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KYW Staff
December 18, 2019 - 5:38 pm
An article out of Britain reports scientists are suggesting that thinking back to your last meal may help you feel full and eat less. Read more here.
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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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