Agency Advocacy Toolkit

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

Alex Boyd

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

Maggie You Ming Tsai

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

Brian Stone

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

Kyle Dechant

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