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Rebrand your nonprofit like a boss method

Sep. 28, 2016 12:36 pm

Rebrand your nonprofit like a boss

Weavers Way Community Programs is now Food Moxie. Here's a guide to rebranding your nonprofit from an org that's done it.
HuffPo paid Urban Creators a visit to highlight the group’s radical work purpose

Aug. 4, 2016 10:26 am

HuffPo paid Urban Creators a visit to highlight the group’s radical work

A video reporter stopped by Life Do Grow Farm to chat with workers about food security, re-entry and social change.
5 things we can learn from Philly poet and activist Sonia Sanchez people

Jun. 3, 2016 8:56 am

5 things we can learn from Philly poet and activist Sonia Sanchez

The first poet laureate of Philadelphia spoke at a screening of "BaddDDD Sonia Sanchez," a documentary about her life and activism, during the culmination of the Celebration of Black Arts Festival.
Drexel’s Center for Hunger-Free Communities just published a study on childhood food insecurity and trauma results

May 25, 2016 3:24 pm

Drexel’s Center for Hunger-Free Communities just published a study on childhood food insecurity and trauma

Children who are experiencing potentially traumatic events such as abuse or the incarceration of a parent are more likely to live in food-insecure households.
Here’s how West Philly’s pay-what-you-can restaurant will work method

Apr. 22, 2016 11:25 am

Here’s how West Philly’s pay-what-you-can restaurant will work

EAT (Everyone At the Table) Cafe suggests a price for patrons -- but they don't have to pay it. The nonprofit restaurant's existence will depend on the good will of its community.
In South Kensington, a nonprofit goes to court to keep its community garden alive purpose

Mar. 24, 2016 9:18 am

In South Kensington, a nonprofit goes to court to keep its community garden alive

In the 1980s, the Catholic Worker turned an abandoned lot into a community garden. Now, that garden is being threatened by development.
Why food deserts require more than just supermarkets method

Feb. 29, 2016 9:33 am

Why food deserts require more than just supermarkets

They're also education, healthcare and employment deserts. UpLift Solutions takes a holistic approach to alleviating distress in those communities.
Camden is home to a new venture capital fund for food startups funding

Feb. 22, 2016 2:37 pm

Camden is home to a new venture capital fund for food startups

The $125 million fund was launched by Campbell Soup Company and will invest in startups changing the food system.
A Baltimore-based social enterprise just landed in Philly purpose

Feb. 15, 2016 8:25 am

A Baltimore-based social enterprise just landed in Philly

After fishing $100,000 out of ABC's Shark Tank, Hungry Harvest has expanded to Philadelphia. The company employs a buy-one-give-one model to tackle food deserts.

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