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No Bad Luck Here: 13 Ways to Get Involved

Posted on April 12, 2018 by

Friday the 13th – a symbolic date that’s said to bring bad or good luck depending on your inclination or mood. We’d like to turn the perceived bad luck day into a great day to give back. There are only two Friday the 13th in 2018 – so make them count!

 

Sign up to volunteer with CCFB: We rely on volunteers for so much…

Meet the Community Partner: Jubilee Evangelistic Ministries

Posted on March 13, 2018 by
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Our mission at Chester County Food Bank is to mobilize our community to ensure access to real, healthy food. We work toward this ambitious goal in a number of ways, from education to outreach. But, ultimately, it all comes down to feeding people — to help meet that most basic of human needs. We are so proud to partner with member agencies large and small across…

Wegmans Donates Over $150k and 8.5 Tons of Food

Posted on February 22, 2018 by Chester County Food Bank

On Thursday, February 22, 2018, a group of employees from Wegmans Food Markets’ Downingtown and Malvern stores visited the Food Bank to present a check for $152,789 and deliver a truckload of over 17,000 pounds of non-perishable food.

Wegmans employees from the two local stores will be on hand to help to sort and organize 20 pallets of food, including canned soups…

Check Us Out: Stop By Our Open House March 24

Posted on February 7, 2018 by

We are excited to welcome you to visit us on Saturday, March 24, at the Chester County Food Bank’s Open House. We always love the opportunity to connect with those in our surrounding neighborhoods and towns to share the work that we do in Chester County. Whether you’ve volunteered with us before or are just curious about what a Food Bank looks like…

Meet a Volunteer: Sarah Walls

Posted on January 11, 2018 by

Here at the Chester County Food Bank, we are so blessed to have a dedicated, passionate group of volunteers who help us continue our mission of addressing food insecurity in our communities. We enjoy introducing you to some of the folks that give generously of their time and energy to the Food Bank — we honestly couldn’t do what we do without them.

One of…

CCFB and Whole Foods Market Exton: A Tasty Partnership for Good

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Exton is abuzz with the news that Whole Foods Market is set to open in town on Thursday, January 18. This is a great development for the region, not only because the 50,000-square-foot market will provide an amazing array of produce, meats, dairy, prepared foods and more (with a local focus, when possible), but because Whole Foods Market is a dedicated community…

Say Farewell to 2017 with a Year-End Deduction to Chester County Food Bank

Posted on December 22, 2017 by

Before we close the books on 2017, take the opportunity to squeeze in another tax deduction by making a donation to Chester County Food Bank. No matter the size, your gift helps us to continue our mission of ending hunger insecurity for our neighbors in Chester County.

By donating to the food bank, you can help to provide nutritious, healthy food to our hungry neighbors…

It Makes All The Difference: The Story of Norman Horn, CCFB’s Director of Development

Posted on December 13, 2017 by

Here at the Chester County Food Bank, our dedicated staff is a crucial component of our mission to end food insecurity in our communities. Each member of our team brings a set of skills, a whole lot of passion and a unique story to the table. One of the more incredible stories belongs to our director of development, Norman Horn. Norm has been with us…

EatFresh a Success! Looking Into 2018

Posted on December 5, 2017 by

The end of the year is always a great time for reflection — a time to look back on the successes and struggles across the calendar and make plans for the year ahead. As 2017 draws to a close, here at the Chester County Food Bank, we’re taking time to consider the progress of our community program, EatFresh.

This educational/hands-on initiative offers cooking…

How to Give Back on Giving Tuesday and During the Holidays

Posted on November 20, 2017 by

This time of year, there’s a lot of spending going on—it seems as soon as the Thanksgiving leftovers are wrapped up and put in the fridge that the frenzy of holiday consumerism is upon us. Of course, there’s Black Friday, when megastores and malls around the country break out their craziest deals and shoppers line up for hours in the cold night…