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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.
Philabundance launched Abundantly Good, a social enterprise for ‘upcycled’ food products results

Jul. 6, 2018 11:14 am

Philabundance launched Abundantly Good, a social enterprise for ‘upcycled’ food products

Proceeds from sales of its first product, cheese, support the rescuing of surplus milk from Lancaster dairy farmers to make free cheese for the nonprofit's clients.
In North Philly, a produce truck and a supermarket are fighting food insecurity method

Jun. 15, 2018 12:20 pm

In North Philly, a produce truck and a supermarket are fighting food insecurity

Perhaps Fresh Grocer and Aleksandr Faynberg are competitors, but for those who live near Broad and Jefferson streets, they both fill an essential need.
The latest City Health Dashboard stats are … not great results

May 15, 2018 12:00 pm

The latest City Health Dashboard stats are … not great

But it's not all bad news, either: Philly is walkable!
How Soil Generation is cultivating food justice leaders of color in Philly method

Jan. 16, 2018 7:00 am

How Soil Generation is cultivating food justice leaders of color in Philly

The coalition of urban farmers advocates for a "community-controlled" food system.

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