Philabundance

Construction is underway on a new, larger facility for a job training program run by Philabundance.
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Mike DeNardo
May 06, 2019 - 2:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Construction is underway on a new, larger facility for a job training program run by Philabundance. Jose Vargas of Olney was forced into a career change in 2003 when he broke his arm and couldn't work as a delivery driver. "I had to reevaluate my whole career as a...
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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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Peanut butter
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Ian Bush
February 25, 2019 - 5:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Peanut butter was piled high Monday in South Philadelphia. Students from Bethany Christian School in Oxford, Chester County brought hundreds of jars to Philabundance. "We spend half of the month of February collecting peanut butter and jelly. We keep track of it. We...
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A South Philadelphia "emergency market" continues to serve federal workers after the federal government shutdown ended.
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John McDevitt
January 30, 2019 - 5:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — They're back to work but waiting for their pay. Federal employees are still in need of donations. Bread, cereal, fresh vegetables and milk just some of the items government workers were stuffing into bags and boxes inside Xfinity Live in South Philadelphia on...
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Philabundance.
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Antionette Lee
January 28, 2019 - 9:06 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A local organization needs volunteers to help transport food donations from grocery stores to people who need it. Melissa Simmons of Philabundance says their Grocers Against Hunger program partners with nearly 300 grocery stores in the area. "And we go in and we are...
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The severe weather is causing major headaches for travelers at Philadelphia International Airport. These travel snarls are having a ripple effect throughout the Northeast.
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Tim Jimenez
January 28, 2019 - 8:21 am
UPDATED: 11:26 a.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The government shutdown may be over, but federal workers who are still waiting for paychecks to come in can still go get some help at Philadelphia International Airport. From now through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., TSA officers, air traffic...
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Philadelphia nonprofits are organizing weekly emergency markets for federal workers who are not getting paid because of the government shutdown.
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Tim Jimenez
January 23, 2019 - 1:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Government employees in Philadelphia are a few days away from missing a second paycheck as the partial federal shutdown drags on. Anti-hunger organizations have teamed up and held their first "emergency market" Wednesday morning in South Philadelphia so those workers...
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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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Philabundance
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Justin Udo
January 16, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A local food bank works to make sure federal workers impacted by the partial government shutdown are able to put meals on their table. Due to the government shutdown, federal workers have missed a paycheck, and for some that means they need to find alternative ways to...
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U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., applauded the commonwealth's decision to give food assistance recipients their February benefits in January.
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Justin Udo
January 14, 2019 - 4:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As the partial government shutdown continues in its third week, with no end in sight, officials in Pennsylvania are making sure the state's 1.8 million Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program recipients will continue to get their benefits through February. They're...
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