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The Mighty Writers trajectory: How to start small, scale up with success, and pivot in crisis method

Mar. 3, 2021 8:40 am

The Mighty Writers trajectory: How to start small, scale up with success, and pivot in crisis

After the pandemic shut down its five sites, the nonprofit took its literacy efforts online, and put boots on the ground to distribute food and necessities to the hard-hit communities it serves in North, West and South Philly.
4 signs that food pantries improve the diets of low-income people purpose

Jan. 6, 2021 8:00 am

4 signs that food pantries improve the diets of low-income people

Going to a food pantry more than once a month, rather than once a month or less, is linked with a higher-quality diet, says guest columnist Heather Eicher-Miller.
Using tech to meet food pantry needs in Philly’s Northeast purpose

Oct. 2, 2020 10:03 am

Using tech to meet food pantry needs in Philly’s Northeast

The online platform used at the Mitzvah Food Program's food pantry was built with tools to help encourage healthy eating and easy adherence to dietary or religious preferences, says Brian Gralnick.
COVID-19 has boosted food-related philanthropy, but for how long? purpose

Aug. 20, 2020 11:46 am

COVID-19 has boosted food-related philanthropy, but for how long?

Feeding America says demand on food banks since March has increased an average of 50% and it is estimating members will need $1.4 billion to keep pace with the exploding need. But some local food banks say donations have started to decline.
St. Christopher’s Foundation for Children is focused on feeding refugee and immigrant populations affected by COVID-19 purpose

Aug. 4, 2020 7:30 am

St. Christopher’s Foundation for Children is focused on feeding refugee and immigrant populations affected by COVID-19

The program, a collaboration of many organizations, is feeding about 700 of the city’s most vulnerable families every week.
This nonprofit offers culturally competent meal delivery for vulnerable seniors purpose

May 6, 2020 11:51 am

This nonprofit offers culturally competent meal delivery for vulnerable seniors

Penn Asian Senior Services serves the needs of Asian American seniors impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic through its new PASSi Kitchen Xpress service.
Rachel Lebus is ready to meet COVID-19’s challenges in southern Chester County people

Apr. 21, 2020 8:18 am

Rachel Lebus is ready to meet COVID-19’s challenges in southern Chester County

Columnist Krys Sipple conducts a Q&A with the newly named executive director of Oxford Area Neighborhood Services Center.
Area foundations and funds continue to respond to COVID-19 crisis purpose

Apr. 17, 2020 12:21 pm

Area foundations and funds continue to respond to COVID-19 crisis

Includes updates from the Barra Foundation, the Douty Foundation, the Foundation for Delaware County, the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, PHL COVID-19 Fund, and the Samuel S. Fels Fund.
Philly, here’s four stats about emergency food providers that need our attention. purpose

Aug. 18, 2015 2:26 pm

Philly, here’s four stats about emergency food providers that need our attention.

The Coalition Against Hunger’s 2015 Emergency Food Provider Report was recently released.

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