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In time for the holidays, Comcast NBCUniversal delivers $40,000 to CCFB, a part of $400,000 in Donations to Greater Philly Food Banks

Posted on November 23, 2021 by

Funding for 10 Local Nonprofits Will Support Food Purchasing, Preparation, and Delivery

Comcast NBCUniversal is making $400,000 in contributions to 10 local organizations in its hometown of Philadelphia to support efforts to fight food insecurity during another challenging holiday season. For the second year in a row, the company’s headquarters and regional teams are combining resources as COVID-19 continues to have a…

Help Feed Our Neighbors in Need

Posted on November 2, 2021 by

It will take years for families, seniors, and veterans to recover from the significant and lasting impact of the pandemic.

We have risen to the challenges with innovative solutions to fulfill our mission to ensure access to real, healthy food. Moving forward our concern is having the resources to meet the needs once food insecurity is out of the public spotlight.

Your support is vital…

Bentley Systems Announces a $150,000 Matching Grant Challenge to Support Chester County Food Bank

Posted on November 1, 2021 by

Chester County Food Bank announced today a Sustaining Community $150,000 Grant Challenge from Bentley Systems. The grant will match dollar-for-dollar all contributions donated November 1, 2021, through the end of the year, up to $150,000. The grant and Sustaining Community gift challenge will support CCFB’s mission to ensure access to real, healthy food for people in Chester County.

Bentley Systems…

Free Webinar: Charitable Giving Strategies for Tax Year 2021

Posted on October 26, 2021 by

Financial advisors increasingly offer charitable planning as a way to enhance their value to clients by helping them incorporate philanthropy into their overall financial planning. As we approach the giving season, we want to offer four key ways advisors can help clients increase their giving power at a time when philanthropy has never been more important.

 
Charitable Giving Strategies for Tax Year 2021 &amp…

Four Ways to Make A Difference Today

Posted on October 22, 2021 by Lauren Van Dyk

Each year on the fourth Saturday of October, Make A Difference Day, we reflect on ways that each of us – the collective “you” and the collective “we”, together – can affect positive change in our communities. When so many BIG issues feel out of our immediate control as they play out on the global and national stages, it can be easy to forget for a moment…

Let’s Not Bring Hunger to School

Posted on September 7, 2021 by

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With your gift, the Chester County Food Bank can work to ensure access to real, healthy food to the 1 in 10 people in Chester County that struggle to put food on the table.

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CCFB’s FRESHstart Kitchen Designated a ‘Restaurant Ready Partner’ of the National Restaurant Assoc.

Posted on August 12, 2021 by Chris Cooper / Vista.Today

The Chester County Food Bank, courtesy of its FRESHstart Kitchen culinary workforce development program, has been named a Restaurant Ready Partner of the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation.

The designation enables FRESHstart Kitchen students to get certified in additional core competencies to further prepare them for opportunities and sustainable employment in the foodservice industry.

Since 2009, the Chester County Food Bank has been the central…

Gardening for Beginners Workshop

Posted on August 11, 2021 by

A gardening class for everyone!  ¡Una clase de jardinería para todos! (Desplácese debajo de la foto de zanahoria para español)

 

Gardeners of all (or no prior) experience are welcome. All you need is a desire to get growing and to enjoy the fruits (and veggies) of your labor!

Whether you are curious about gardening, want to go beyond a container garden…

Have a Bounty in Your Garden? Share with Your Neighbors

Posted on July 14, 2021 by Chester County Food Bank

It’s that glorious time of summer when hours of sunshine during the day and a good soaking from evening thunderstorms make for happy plants, as evidenced by the backyard and community gardens positively exploding with fresh fruits and veggies. You can see the tomato and squash plants growing in leaps and bounds before your very eyes!

Some gardens even become so prolific that the…

County Commissioners Honor Former Senator Dinniman with Garden Dedication

Posted on June 23, 2021 by Rebecca Brain, Chester County Public Information Office

The Chester County Commissioners recognized retired Senator Andrew Dinniman on June 22, 2021, for his leadership in addressing hunger in the county, and establishing the Chester County Gleaning Program, a forerunner to the Chester County Food Bank’s Farming and Garden Education Programs.

Commissioners Marian Moskowitz, Josh Maxwell and Michelle Kichline officially dedicated the garden at the County’s Springton Manor Farm as the Senator…