Community and Family

A Germantown Son Questions Who Would a new Weavers Way Really Benefit?

While the new location is still not public, the general manager of Weavers Way, Jon Roesser, says there are great new perks. These include about 5000 square feet of space, a parking lot, a freight elevator, and a loading dock. The GM says their new site would be larger than their flagship Mt. Airy store but smaller than their Ambler location. The store is also hopeful the new building will accommodate a rooftop farm. | From: Germantown Info Hub (Read more.)

Community and Family

Michelle Obama’s ‘Pass the Love’ campaign coming to Philly

The former first lady — in collaboration with the Partnership for a Healthier America and Higher Ground, Michelle and Barack Obama’s production company — seeks to raise funds to distribute 1 million healthy meals to families in need across the U.S.

The effort is part of the Pass the Love w/ Waffles + Mochi campaign, and its next stop is Philly, Obama announced via Twitter on Tuesday. | From WHYY (Read more.)

Community and Family

City of Philadelphia supporting children meal sites

The City of Philadelphia, along with the School District of Philadelphia and Nutritional Development Services, announced Thursday it will be supporting more than 500 child and youth meal sites this summer. The joint partnership is an effort to make sure children have access to free, healthy food. | From WHYY (Read more.)