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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.
What’s good for nonprofits in the new stimulus bill? funding

Dec. 22, 2020 11:05 am

What’s good for nonprofits in the new stimulus bill?

Take a look at our infographics.
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.
Resource list: Food in the time of COVID-19 purpose

Mar. 21, 2020 9:06 am

Resource list: Food in the time of COVID-19

Philadelphia has a number of well-established programs tasked with alleviating food insecurity that have stepped up their efforts to adapt to the additional needs precipitated by the coronavirus pandemic.
For the founder of Chester County Food Bank, its about more than just canned goods purpose

Jan. 8, 2020 9:52 am

For the founder of Chester County Food Bank, its about more than just canned goods

The org offers community raised-bed gardens, senior food boxes, summer food boxes, weekend backpacks for school-age children, a mobile market, bilingual cooking classes and a growing culinary workforce development program.
Hunger is a real crisis for the senior population in Philadelphia purpose

Dec. 12, 2019 12:44 pm

Hunger is a real crisis for the senior population in Philadelphia

Guest columnist Robert Nowell writes about the nonprofit that helps him eat healthier.
Value over cost: How Philadelphia is committing to better food procurement practices purpose

May 22, 2019 1:25 pm

Value over cost: How Philadelphia is committing to better food procurement practices

The Sunlight Foundation, the Open Contracting Partnership, and the City of Philadelphia have collaborated to come up with short-term and long-term reforms to ensure food quality and allow for more inclusive input in the procurement process.
How to host a summer meals site purpose

May 16, 2019 2:54 pm

How to host a summer meals site

It is the goal of anti-hunger and community organizations across the city to reach every food insecure child in Philly.
Tackling food insecurity: Best practices from Bucks, Chesco, Delco and Montco method

Mar. 28, 2019 3:14 pm

Tackling food insecurity: Best practices from Bucks, Chesco, Delco and Montco

From listening to community to trauma-informed approaches, nonprofits in the suburbs diversify strategies in their fight against hunger.

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