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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.
Center for Hunger-Free Communities just released 5 reports on discrimination and food insecurity results

Dec. 4, 2018 11:04 am

Center for Hunger-Free Communities just released 5 reports on discrimination and food insecurity

People who experience discrimination in places such as school, the workplace or healthcare settings are more likely to experience long-term food insecurity.
Money Moves: These Philly impact orgs received a collective $3,921,660 in grants this fall funding

Nov. 15, 2018 12:53 pm

Money Moves: These Philly impact orgs received a collective $3,921,660 in grants this fall

In this first edition of a new column tracking philanthropic and corporate giving, read about local funds supporting college access programs, youth diversion advocacy, solar energy training and more. (There's a donated house in there, too.)
Report: About 18 percent of Philadelphians are food insecure results

Nov. 12, 2018 10:34 am

Report: About 18 percent of Philadelphians are food insecure

That's 302,685 people who were "unable to always afford sufficient food" from 2015 to 2017 — an increase from 248,046 people in the previous three years.
‘Ugly produce’ company Hungry Harvest has recovered 4M pounds of food so far people

Sep. 20, 2017 12:01 pm

‘Ugly produce’ company Hungry Harvest has recovered 4M pounds of food so far

And donated or subsidized over 500,000 pounds. Philly City Manager Cynthia Plotch visited "Around the Corner" to share what's new with the Baltimore-based social enterprise that tackles food security.
Add this to your to-do list: Witnesses to Hunger’s powerful photo exhibit at EAT Café results

Feb. 23, 2017 3:03 pm

Add this to your to-do list: Witnesses to Hunger’s powerful photo exhibit at EAT Café

The exhibit, which features photos by mothers and caregivers living in poverty, runs through March 20.
How this MontCo playhouse is addressing hunger in Pa.’s second-wealthiest county method

Feb. 3, 2017 12:58 pm

How this MontCo playhouse is addressing hunger in Pa.’s second-wealthiest county

Theatre Horizon's "Grand Concourse" opens tomorrow alongside a photo exhibit and a series of panels analyzing food insecurity in Montgomery County.
How Witnesses to Hunger uses first-person stories to affect policy method

Dec. 21, 2016 11:51 am

How Witnesses to Hunger uses first-person stories to affect policy

The Center for Hunger-Free Communities program invites people experiencing hunger and poverty to be their own advocates.
How the #SEPTAstrike is impacting people in need people

Nov. 2, 2016 12:46 pm

How the #SEPTAstrike is impacting people in need

The strike is a nightmare for everyone, but it's becoming a hellscape for Philadelphia's most vulnerable populations.

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