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Phone: 215-223-2220
2901 W Hunting Park Ave
Philadelphia
Pennsylvania 19129
USA
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Target demographics: SHARE supplies 550 Philadelphia County food pantries that provide food to people living in households with incomes of 185 percent of the poverty level or less. Among our recipients are 88,765 children, 97,128 adults and 37,328 seniors. In addition SHARE also operates a discount food co-op open to anyone who is doing two hours or more of any volunteer work a month. For $20 dollars, a basic SHARE package includes frozen meats, fresh produce and assorted shelf stable items. Co-op food is cheaper than food from grocery stores and SHARE accepts EBT and Farmers' Market Nutrition Checks.

Direct beneficiaries per year: In 2008, we provided food to 223,221 unduplicated individuals living in 83,609 households.

Geographic areas served: PA, NJ, Metro NYC, DE, Eastern shore of MD

Mission:
The SHARE Food Program is a nonprofit organization serving a regional network of community organizations engaged in food distribution, education, and advocacy. SHARE promotes healthy living by providing affordable wholesome food to those willing to contribute through volunteerism.

“Do good, feel good, eat good.” A smart idea that brings community and healthy food together
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11/10/09
This organization is a treasure in the Philadelphia region. It has a unique model of food distribution and community empowerment that many organizations can learn from. Only managed by a handful of staff, some of SHARE's strengths are the staff's dedication and ability to mobilize hundreds of ... more »
11/09/09
I HAVE WATCHED SHARE GROW AND IMPROVE. PEOPLE WHO ARE DEDICATED TO MAKING THIS PROGRAM WORK (STEVEANNA AND ELOISE)KEEP IT AS A VIABLE TOOL FOR A MUCH NEEDED COMMUNITY. THANK YOU RESURRECTION BAPTIST CHURCH OUTREACH MINISTRY... more »
I love volunteering at SHARE. Eloise & the rest of the staff are very compassionate & committed to the cause. I feel good knowing I choose to spend two hours of my time helping out one of Philadelphia's finest nonprofit organizations... more »
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