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Houston and Philadelphia food banks competed to raise funds during World Series competition

Written by Lindsay Tooker

Philabundance, a Philadelphia food bank, challenged the Houston Food Bank to a competition to raise the most funds during the World Series.

While the Astros took home the title, Philabundance ultimately won, raising $111,648 to the Houston Food Bank’s $82,795. While this friendly competition will see some Phillies gear making its way to the Houston Food Bank’s offices – courtesy of Philabundance – Houston can be proud to have raised more than $80,000 to #StrikeOutHunger. publishes every week.
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Lindsay Tooker

Lindsay has worked professionally in the nonprofit world since 2006 in both programmatic and development roles. She graduated from Baylor University in 2009 with a BA in Communication, and has specialized in grant writing and fundraising communications for more than five years.
Lindsay is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals and the Junior League.