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These Penn freshmen created a food donation app during the blizzard purpose

Jan. 27, 2016 9:41 am

These Penn freshmen created a food donation app during the blizzard

Built during last weekend's PennApps hackathon, Foodship connects restaurants with leftover food to homeless shelters.
This startup delivers surplus restaurant food to homeless shelters method

Jan. 5, 2016 8:00 am

This startup delivers surplus restaurant food to homeless shelters

The Food Connect Group delivers unused food from restaurants and caterers to shelters. First, they had to learn to wrestle with food donor liability.
4 urban service models that could affect social change in the near future method

Dec. 7, 2015 12:47 pm

4 urban service models that could affect social change in the near future

Johns Hopkins' Social Innovation Lab's Darius Graham took the stage at Rise in Philadelphia to talk about how four programs in Baltimore are driving innovation in food access, community health, education and government.
Here’s why Vetri Foundation for Children is now Vetri Community Partnership purpose

Dec. 2, 2015 11:44 pm

Here’s why Vetri Foundation for Children is now Vetri Community Partnership

It had nothing to do Urban Outfitters acquiring the Vetri Family Restaurants, but a lot to do with branding.
What’s a purchasing cooperative, and how could it increase local food access? purpose

Nov. 6, 2015 2:49 pm

What’s a purchasing cooperative, and how could it increase local food access?

When businesses are run by the people served by them, the local economy is strengthened. At least, that’s the mentality behind cooperatives, or co-ops, businesses owned collectively by its customers, employees or both. Philadelphia has several cooperative grocery stores, including two Weavers Way Co-op stores, Mariposa Food Co-op, Creekside Co-op and Swarthmore Co-op. These five stores make up a cohort that […]
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.
The best GM for Weavers Way Food Co-op was right here in Philly people

Aug. 10, 2015 3:12 pm

The best GM for Weavers Way Food Co-op was right here in Philly

Former GM Glenn Bergman left on June 1 for Philabundance
‘Grow Food Where You Live’ teaches urban farming and social skills to men purpose

Jul. 28, 2015 10:15 am

‘Grow Food Where You Live’ teaches urban farming and social skills to men

Meei Ling Ng’s project is also part of the Social Practice Lab at Asian Arts Initiative
Youth activists are looking to build a greenhouse in Norris Square Neighborhood Project purpose

Jul. 9, 2015 3:01 pm

Youth activists are looking to build a greenhouse in Norris Square Neighborhood Project

The project empowers youth activists to increase fresh produce access for Norris Square community residents
1000+ Organizations Will Give Away Free Summer Meals to Kids purpose

Jun. 24, 2015 2:15 pm

1000+ Organizations Will Give Away Free Summer Meals to Kids

Yearly cross-sector initiatives feeds kids through summer months

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