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Community Pantries Fill the Food Gap



Countless individuals across Philadelphia struggle to prepare a hot meal for themselves. Do you know someone in the same situation and want to know what you can do to help? There are plenty of pantries across the city, but I chose a few to highlight. It is encouraged to spread the word to fellow Temple students and those in the surrounding community. You should not only spread the word about the resources available but volunteer, too. Take a look into doing your part to help the community; everyone deserves a fresh, warm meal or the resources to make their own.


It is no secret that residents in Philadelphia suffer from food insecurity, as many major cities do. Food insecurity is the lack of access to adequate food to promote an active and healthy lifestyle. Here are some resources that you or someone you know may need:


Grace Cafe

We want to commend our Charity of Choice this year! Grace Cafe is a wonderful restaurant-style community meal service that provides fresh and hot food to those who are homeless and/or struggling with food insecurity. You can either get a meal for yourself or choose to volunteer and help serve those meals to others. They provide weekly wellness clinics that are available every Sunday from 5:50 to 7:00 PM.


For those who wish to grab a delicious and nutritious meal, visit them on Sunday from 3:00-6:00 PM at 55 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19107.