World Food Day 2002

Posted by on September 20, 2002


For emergency food providers, students and others interested in fighting hunger.
Saturday, October 5th
8:30am – 1:00pm
At the Winnet Building, Community College of Philadelphia, 17th and Spring Garden Streets

Kick-Off Philadelphia’s Food Stamp Enrollment Campaign!
Day to Include:

8:30 Optional Prayers Service
9:00 Continental Breakfast
9:15 Opening featuring choirs and special guest
Professor Jan Poppendieck of Hunter College, author of Sweet Charity? Emergency Food and the End of Entitlement.
Then Kick off the Food Stamp Enrollment Campaign!
Help get the word out about this essential benefit.

11:15 Workshops – Choose one:

Stomping Out Hunger
The ABC’s of hunger and food insecurity in Philadelphia.

More than a Bag of Food
Providing additional resources for your clients.

Getting the Help Your Program Needs
Effectively recruiting and retaining volunteers.

12:15 Luncheon / Soup Kitchen Cook-Off

To register for World Food Day, and the workshop of your choice call the Coalition at 215-430-0555 or email

From Spring Garden Street, head south on 17th Street for 200 yards to the Winnet Building on your right.

Metered Street Parking (bring quarters) or in the parking garage next to the Winnet Building for $2.50.

Public Transportation:
? Broad Street Subway – Spring Garden stop
? #43 Bus east and west on Spring Garden St.
? #2 Bus north 16th street, south on 17th
? C Bus north and south on Broad Street
? #33 Bus north on 20th Street, south on 19th

Sponsored by the Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger and the Mid-Atlantic Regional Office of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service.

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