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Sunday, December 11 • 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Reflections on Hunger in Philadelphia

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There is an undeniable urgency to addressing hunger in the Philadelphia region. Food pantries and other anti-hunger non-profit organizations have been working hard to decrease barriers to vulnerable families to access food. As diet-related diseases increase in our communities, agencies are also working together to get healthier foods into food pantries. Come learn about the challenges and what you can do to help.

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Vania Freire

Co-Chair, Food Funders
Vania has extensive experience in the public health and non-profit industries. Since 2015, she is a co-chair of the Food Funders and helps to organize educational sessions to more than 50 philanthropic agencies in Philadelphia and region. When working at the Health Promotion Council (HPC), an affiliate of the Public Health Management Corporation (PHMC), she lead a team of professionals that provided nutrition education and food access programs... Read More →

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Tanya Thampi-Sen

Community Nutrition Program Manager, Coalition Against Hunger
Tanya Thampi-Sen, MPH, RD has nearly 20 years of experience in the fields of health, hunger and nutrition.  Tanya has worked with the Coalition Against Hunger since 2000 and previously worked as an Outreach Coordinator for the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program and as Education Coordinator for Reading Terminal Farmers Market Trust (now The Food Trust). As Nutrition Program Manager for the Coalition, Tanya teaches community members how... Read More →
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Steveanna Wynn

Executive Director, SHARE
Steveanna Wynn came to Philadelphia as the Executive Director of the SHARE Food Program, Inc. in 1989 after working with SHARE in Virginia for five years. In Philadelphia, Steveanna and her staff of 12 along with over 2,000 volunteers per month, are responsible for The SHARE Food Program which serves half of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Brooklyn,  the Bronx, Queens and the state of Delaware; the State Food... Read More →

Sunday December 11, 2016 2:30pm - 3:15pm
Room 305

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