Economic Justice

'Food Assistance' Archive

Community Action Development Commission of Montgomery County (CADCOM)

Posted November 10, 2015

CADCOM provides a range of services and programs including: savings programs, volunteer income tax assistance (VITA), incubator programs for small businesses, food stamp enrollment, and homeless services.  Volunteers have the opportunity to serve in most of these areas. NOTE: Click here to learn more about LILAC|Civic Engagement’s partnership with CADCOM’s tax assistance program. Website: […]

Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger (GPCAH)

Posted November 10, 2015

The Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger (GPCAH) connects people to food assistance programs, nutrition education, and a network of food pantries while also educating the public and policymakers about responsible solutions that prevent people from going hungry. Volunteer opportunities include canvassing high-need neighborhoods to inform residents of the services available to them, advocating for policy […]


Posted November 10, 2015

Philabundance responds to the critical needs of the Delaware Valley by increasing access to emergency food for those who need it most. Philabundance also works to improve access to food assistance resources. Volunteer opportunities are available at the Philabundance’s Hunger Relief Center, Community Food Center, and Fresh For All program. Website: Facebook: Contact: 215-339-0900, […]

Lutheran Children and Family Service

Posted February 3, 2015

Lutheran Children and Family Service of Eastern Pennsylvania commits itself to serve vulnerable children and families in community through culturally competent ministries of care, nurturing, shelter, advocacy, and counseling, including but not limited to foster care, adoption, family preservation, education, resettlement, housing and job development. Students can get involved with our refugee resettlement program, BOOST […]

The Food Trust

Posted April 30, 2014

The Food Trust strives to make healthy food available to all. Working with neighborhoods, schools, grocers, farmers and policymakers, the organization has developed a comprehensive approach that combines nutrition education and greater availability of affordable, healthy food. Volunteer opportunities include preparing for programs in the office, helping out at special events like Night Market, and […]