Philabundance Agency Advocacy Toolkit is a resource intended to enable food pantry, soup kitchen, and other direct service providers to effectively advocate on behalf of state and federal anti-hunger programs. The toolkit includes information about how to engage with elected officials, develop a … Read more
Beyond the Grocery Gap: strategies to support rural and Indian Country communities through the Healthy Food Financing Initiative is an environmental scan of healthy food access projects in Indian Country and rural communities. The report offers recommendations to guide the development … Read more
Originally from Chapel Hill, North Carolina, Alex graduated from Beloit College with a degree in sociology and literary studies in 2015. While at Beloit, Alex interned with a local food and clothing pantry where he coordinated a food donation partnership with his campus meal service provider. He also spent a … Read more
Born in Taiwan, Maggie You Ming grew up in Fremont, CA, and graduated from New York University in 2015 with a degree in nutrition and food studies with a concentration in dietetics and a minor in molecular and cell biology. As an undergraduate, she served as a student leader for … Read more
Microfinance to Improve Child Health: The feasibility of peer-group microlending to create a healthy, hunger-free community assesses the feasibility of peer-group microlending initiatives for women who receive public benefits in Philadelphia.
17th Class, 2010-2011 Field Placement: Philadelphia GROW Project/ Witnesses to Hunger (Philadelphia, PA) Brian worked with community leaders to develop a survival guide for low-income Philadelphia residents that helped make housing resources and government services more accessible and transparent. He … Read more
17th Class, 2010-2011 Field Placement: Philadelphia Grow Project/Witnesses to Hunger (Philadelphia, PA) Kyle researched financial and asset-building initiatives aimed at alleviating hunger in local communities – primarily focused on the development of a feasibility report on launching a microfinance and … Read more