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Press Release: Aqua Pennsylvania donates $450,000 to Share Food Program, launches multi-year partnership to fight hunger in Delaware County

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Press Release: Aqua Pennsylvania donates $450,000 to Share Food Program, launches multi-year partnership to fight hunger in Delaware County
November 21, 2022
Press Release: Aqua Pennsylvania donates $450,000 to Share Food Program, launches multi-year partnership to fight hunger in Delaware County
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Aqua’s donation, presented during an employee volunteer event, will support the build of Share’s new warehouse and their Delaware County operations to combat hunger.

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Press Release: Rep. DeLissio announces $2.25M in state funding for local projects, including $1.75M to Share Food Program
October 28, 2022
Press Release: Rep. DeLissio announces $2.25M in state funding for local projects, including $1.75M to Share Food Program
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Share Food Program and Guadenzia Foundation Inc. will receive state grants under the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program, state Rep. Pam DeLissio announced today. Share’s $1.75M grant will be used to build a new, welcoming area for volunteers and community members in organization’s warehouse in Nicetown.

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Temple University Health – Episcopal Campus Food Pantry Secures Key Partnership with Share Food Program
September 22, 2022
Temple University Health – Episcopal Campus Food Pantry Secures Key Partnership with Share Food Program
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Share Food Program is now the primary supplier for Temple University Health – Episcopal Campus’ food pantry, allowing the pantry to dramatically expand their reach.

Thanks to this new partnership, Clinical Dietitian Specialist Lisa Rasi and her team are about to see a lot more regulars. “This is going to dramatically expand our ability to provide for the community,” Rasi explains.

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Press Release: Share Food Program to Receive Nourishing Neighbors Donations Made at ACME Markets Foundation Stores in September
September 12, 2022
Press Release: Share Food Program to Receive Nourishing Neighbors Donations Made at ACME Markets Foundation Stores in September
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Share Food Program has been selected as a charity partner for ACME Markets Foundation and will receive donations from its annual Nourishing Neighbors campaign which helps to ensure every child has access to a healthy breakfast. All donations made at 13 ACME Markets Foundation stores throughout Delaware and Montgomery Counties will be used to help Share Food Program ensure that all children can receive nutritious breakfasts, through our work managing the National School Lunch Program across the region, and our partnerships with food pantries serving our region’s families.

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Share partners with BookSmiles to distribute 44,000+ books
September 7, 2022
Share partners with BookSmiles to distribute 44,000+ books
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Since January 2022, Share has partnered with BookSmiles to deliver 496 cases—that’s over 44,000 books—to kids and families throughout the Philadelphia region. Books are delivered to folks through Share’s pantry network, SNAP-Ed classes, and Philly Food Rescue.

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Free Food Gardening Class at Nice Roots Farm
August 18, 2022
Free Food Gardening Class at Nice Roots Farm
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Share Food Program’s Nice Roots Farm is excited to be hosting a free, hands-on food gardening class on Wednesday, September 7 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. In just two hours, folks will learn everything they need to know about starting a container vegetable garden for the Fall.

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Press Release: Yards Brewing, BruYou and Share Food Program Launch Program to Fight Hunger Through Drinking Beer
June 7, 2022
Press Release: Yards Brewing, BruYou and Share Food Program Launch Program to Fight Hunger Through Drinking Beer
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BruYou, the Philadelphia-based drink buying app, is teaming up with Yards Brewing Co. and Share Food Program in an effort to support the fight against hunger. From now until June 30, 2022, $1 from every “Yards Share Beer” purchased through the BruYou app will go to Share Food Program.

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Press Release: County Commissioners Award Share Food Program $3.12M for Emergency Food Distribution Hub
June 3, 2022
Press Release: County Commissioners Award Share Food Program $3.12M for Emergency Food Distribution Hub
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The $3.12M Food Infrastructure Grant, awarded to Share Food Program by the Montgomery County Commissioners, will enable Share to create an emergency food distribution hub to serve Montgomery County residents.

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Press Release: Share Food Program, DoorDash’s Project DASH Mark Delivery Milestone of Thousands of Food Boxes Provided to Seniors
April 21, 2022
Press Release: Share Food Program, DoorDash’s Project DASH Mark Delivery Milestone of Thousands of Food Boxes Provided to Seniors
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Share Food Program, the largest-serving hunger relief organization and food bank in the Philadelphia region, and DoorDash today celebrated the mark of 5,000 food boxes delivered to neighbors experiencing food insecurity, as a part of a partnership with DoorDash’s Project DASH. 

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Press Release: Evans Spotlights $1 Million in Funding for Share Food Program
April 13, 2022
Press Release: Evans Spotlights $1 Million in Funding for Share Food Program
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Congressman Dwight Evans (D-Pa.-3rd) held a news conference Wednesday to highlight $1 million in new federal funding he recently secured for the Share Food Program, the largest independent food bank in Pennsylvania, which distributes nourishing food to hundreds of partner pantries in southeastern Pennsylvania.

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Press Release: Community Partners Work Together to Provide Hunger Relief to Families who Remain Displaced by Hurricane Ida
November 21, 2021
Press Release: Community Partners Work Together to Provide Hunger Relief to Families who Remain Displaced by Hurricane Ida
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YWCA Tri-County Area and Share Food Program are among the many community-based organizations working together with Montgomery County to provide hunger relief to families as they recover from the damage caused by Hurricane Ida in September. More than 436 individuals in 208 households in Montgomery County were displaced by the storm.

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Press Release: Share Food Program announces emergency relief fund
November 8, 2021
Press Release: Share Food Program announces emergency relief fund
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In the wake of historic emergencies in and around the Philadelphia region in recent months, Share Food Program has created the Share Relief Fund, enabling and empowering the organization to quickly respond to the most urgent and unforeseen food needs of our neighbors when emergency strikes and hunger spikes.

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Press Release: Share Food Program to Receive Nourishing Neighbors Donations Made at Local ACME Stores in September
September 7, 2021
Press Release: Share Food Program to Receive Nourishing Neighbors Donations Made at Local ACME Stores in September
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Share Food Program has been selected as a charity partner for ACME and will receive donations from its annual Nourishing Neighbors Breakfast for Kids campaign. All donations made at 17 different stores throughout Delaware and Montgomery counties will be used to assist Share’s mission to distribute healthy, necessary food to the region’s most vulnerable communities and families. Share expects to feed upwards of 350,000 children in the next year alone.

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Press Release: Delaware County awards 5-Year Contract to Share Food Program to manage County’s Charitable Food Program
August 11, 2021
Press Release: Delaware County awards 5-Year Contract to Share Food Program to manage County’s Charitable Food Program
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In a concerted effort to combat hunger and food insecurity, Delaware County Council approved a five-year contract with Share Food Program on July 21 to manage the charitable food system within the county.

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Press Release: Share Food Program acquires Philly Food Rescue from Uplift Solutions
July 12, 2021
Press Release: Share Food Program acquires Philly Food Rescue from Uplift Solutions
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On July 1, 2021, Philly Food Rescue, one of the largest food rescue organizations in the region, transitioned from Uplift Solutions to Share Food Program, the largest food bank and hunger relief organization in the region. This move will have an incredible impact in the fight against hunger in Philadelphia, as well as save even more food from landfills each year.

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A Letter from Share Food Program
April 12, 2021
A Letter from Share Food Program
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The Share Food Program family mourns the passing of former Executive Director Steveanna Wynn, who led Share’s fight against hunger for more than 30 years. Steveanna was widely respected as a fierce, passionate warrior for food justice.

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Power moves: New leadership at Community Design Collaborative, Penn State Abington and Musicopia
October 8, 2020
Power moves: New leadership at Community Design Collaborative, Penn State Abington and Musicopia
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Share Food Program names Malcolm Conner COO, and Marjorie Morris director of communications and external relations.

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Inquirer: Idle school bus drivers in Ridley dispatched to deliver food to student families
October 8, 2020
Inquirer: Idle school bus drivers in Ridley dispatched to deliver food to student families
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Yellow as a No. 2 pencil, a school bus rolls up and down Eddystone’s working-class streets one gray morning. It’s an odd sight in the time of COVID-19. Many of the kids in the Ridley School District, which includes about 10 communities, including Eddystone, are learning remotely these days. Read More

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Sanatoga Post Features Share Food Program
October 8, 2020
Sanatoga Post Features Share Food Program
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Monday (Sept. 28, 2020) distribution of meals for students of families in need within the Pottsgrove School District will be accompanied by an added bonus: boxes of fresh produce, dairy items, and protein collected from regional farmers and retailers and being offered for free to any district resident.

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NBC10 Features Share Food Program
October 8, 2020
NBC10 Features Share Food Program
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KYW Features Share Food
October 8, 2020
KYW Features Share Food
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