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Working Together to Strengthen Our Community

By Laura Wall

One in four people in Philadelphia face food insecurity. An alarming half of the children in poverty — nearly one in five of the city's children — live in deep poverty. The recent economic crisis is still very much a reality for many families in our region.

Working to positively impact this are an estimated 700 Philadelphia food pantries and soup kitchens, which provide food for hundreds of thousands of people each year.


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