In some rare good news for the poor, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is more than doubling the emergency food supply specifically for impoverished senior citizens in the Philadelphia area. … Last year, Philabundance distributed 3,623 boxes to seniors every month. The USDA increase will boost the number to 8,800 a month, an additional 2.5 million pounds of food for the year, according to Philabundance.

To read the full article written by Alfred Lubrano (Philadelphia Inquirer), visit


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