Local program brings fresh produce to area families

Holding signs saying "Thank You President Obama," Ricky Campos, 23, of Silver Spring, Md., left, Katye Hernandez, 22, both illegal immigrants originally from El Salvador, who live in Silver Spring, Md., along with Rachelle Robertello, 18, of Fairfax, Va., and others from the group Casa de Maryland, rally outside the White House in Washington, Friday, June 15, 2012, in support of President Barack Obama after the President announced that the U.S. government will stop deporting and begin granting work permits to younger illegal immigrants who came to the U.S. as children and have since led law-abiding lives. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

June 19, 2012 5:06:28 PM PDT
A program launched last summer to provide fresh food to hundreds of North Philadelphia families has surpassed most expectations.