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PEC Food Cupboard Receives Food Collected by Penn Presbyterian Medical Center Staff

This month, neighbors and long-time supporters, Penn Presbyterian Medical Center, held a four week food drive for our food cupboard.  Organized by the hospital’s Administrative Department, the food drive helped to feed our community at a time when our cupboard struggles the most.  “We do everything we possibly can for PEC,” said Kimberly Hibbs, one of the drive’s organizers, when asked about the hospital’s relationship with PEC.  Throughout the years, Penn Presbyterian has supported many of our initiatives, including the Lancaster Avenue Jazz and Arts Festival, holiday gift drives for the children of PEC and PEC’s annual coat drive.  Gary Ginsberg, Assistant Executive Director, also coordinates drives for PEC because he believes that “PEC is a part of the family.” We are thankful and honored to have the vital support of our neighbors!

As Halloween is just around the corner, the winter holidays are quickly approaching, bringing with them one of our busiest seasons. There are many ways to get involved with PEC this holiday season:

o   Host a Food Drive for PEC’s Food Cupboard

o   Participate in PEC’s Annual Coat Drive

o   Adopt a Family for the Holidays

o   Collect Personal Care Items for PEC Residents

o   Donate Baby Care Essentials to PEC’s Diaper Drive

o   Designate PEC as your Charitable Organization on smile.amazon.com for your On-line Holiday Shopping. 

To learn more about how you, your family, or your organization can partner with PEC this year, please contact Meredith Pollock, Coordinator, Volunteer Programs & Institutional Giving, at , or 267-777-5800. 

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