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NKCDC’s Nourish brings meal kit delivery service to a community that otherwise may not have access to it purpose

Jun. 28, 2021 11:03 am

NKCDC’s Nourish brings meal kit delivery service to a community that otherwise may not have access to it

Nourish grew out of Sunday Suppers’ need to pivot in response to the pandemic, where holding in-person, weekly family meals was no longer viable.
Good food + good people + good cause = good times purpose

Jun. 8, 2021 12:18 pm

Good food + good people + good cause = good times

Hungry Harvest's event June 15 at Love City Brewery will benefit Mama-Tee Community Fridge which helps provide sustainable food for those in need in communities of color throughout the city.
The post-pandemic model of food bank should put client choice at its center purpose

May 26, 2021 1:10 pm

The post-pandemic model of food bank should put client choice at its center

The pandemic has accelerated the emergence of a number of innovations in food banks and pantries and encouraged client-centered practices like trauma-informed services, mobile and delivery options, say guest columnists Caitlin Caspi and Marlene Schwartz.
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.
Four years in, rescue app Food Connect has grown enough to become its founder’s full-time job results

Feb. 6, 2019 2:10 pm

Four years in, rescue app Food Connect has grown enough to become its founder’s full-time job

Megha Kulshreshtha and co. are now focusing on growing partnerships with food security-focused nonprofits such as Philabundance and sharing its successes.
For Philly’s vulnerable, the government shutdown trickles down to tragedy purpose

Jan. 18, 2019 11:01 am

For Philly’s vulnerable, the government shutdown trickles down to tragedy

"Wherever we fall on the political spectrum, we all must agree that punishing the poor is not the way to make America great again," writes Pathways to Housing PA head Christine Simiriglia.
Money Moves: These 29 Philly nonprofits received holiday donations totaling $918K funding

Dec. 27, 2018 7:39 am

Money Moves: These 29 Philly nonprofits received holiday donations totaling $918K

The grant funding will support causes such as youth tech education, childhood cancer research and reentry initiatives.
Money Moves: Benefits Data Trust, Esperanza and 8 more Philly orgs just earned $1.78M funding

Dec. 6, 2018 12:50 pm

Money Moves: Benefits Data Trust, Esperanza and 8 more Philly orgs just earned $1.78M

Plus, in the second edition of the column keeping tabs on philanthropic and corporate giving: Local Lyft riders donated a quarter-mil to causes through the app’s Round Up & Donate program.
How Benefits Data Trust will use $4 million to increase food security across the U.S. funding

Aug. 17, 2018 7:25 am

How Benefits Data Trust will use $4 million to increase food security across the U.S.

The Center City-based benefits access nonprofit received a grant from the Walmart Foundation to encourage SNAP enrollment based on data.
Farm for the City: Growing an urban garden near City Hall to fight food insecurity results

Jul. 24, 2018 4:26 pm

Farm for the City: Growing an urban garden near City Hall to fight food insecurity

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's garden at Thomas Paine Plaza is providing fresh produce for Broad Street Ministry and addressing the importance of community gardens through September.

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