• Oct 26 2015

    You can help get more meals to kids

    Our generous supporters donate money and time. They also lend their voices to speak out against hunger. Join your fellow Americans for a national call-in day today to urge Congress to support changes to programs that will help more children access nutritious meals. Making a phone call is quick and easy and you can call at...Read More

  • Sep 30 2015

    Get to know our jolly good Fellows

    The Food Bank welcomes Abdul R. Ahmed and Wes Gaddie to our team this year. We are very grateful to have each of them here to help us accomplish our mission. Read the interview below to get to know a bit about Abdul and Wes – where they came from, why they care about the...Read More

  • Sep 22 2015

    National Voter Registration Day

    Did you know only 62% of Pennsylvanians are registered to vote? If you’re one of the 38% not registered, it’s not too late.  Today is National Voter Registration Day.   It’s easy to register – and also very important.  The people we elect to represent us make important decisions about all matters of our lives....Read More

  • Sep 15 2015

    Five minutes, millions of meals for kids

    Did you know less than 20% of kids who get free or reduced-price school meals are accessing summer meals? That number could be much higher with a few policy changes — and you can help make it happen. Join thousands of hunger-relief supporters across the country for a national call-in day today. Urge Congress to...Read More

  • Sep 01 2015

    Join our Paper Plate Campaign!

    1 out of 5 children in southwest PA is at risk of hunger. You can help. Every year we ask individuals to write a message about hunger on an empty paper plate.  This year we are asking you to write a message about child hunger.  Why?  Every 5 years Congress reauthorizes programs that feed children at...Read More

  • Jun 19 2015

    Your voice can help feed kids. Support #CNR2015

    Child nutrition programs feed kids at risk of hunger. On September 30 all federal child nutrition programs will expire unless Congress renews them through a child nutrition bill. Please join us in support of Child Nutrition Reauthorization (#CNR2015). Call your Congressman to make sure children have access to the healthy and nutritious food they need...Read More

  • Jun 01 2015

    Fighting Hunger with the One-Two Punch

    Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather may not have delivered as many punches as audiences had hoped for, but this year the General Assembly at least can deliver a huge “one-two punch” in the fight against hunger. First, hit ‘em with the jab — a $21 million appropriation for the State Food Purchase Program (SFPP). Over...Read More

  • May 04 2015

    You Can Deliver a “One-Two” Punch

    Help us send an important message to our State Senators and Representatives. The Food Bank is working with our colleagues across Pennsylvania to encourage our State Senators and Representatives to support a funding level of $21 million for the State Food Purchase Program and a first time ever appropriation of $3 million for the Pennsylvania...Read More

  • Apr 16 2015

    Making Sense of ‘Map the Meal Gap’ 2015

    Tackling the issue of hunger is both challenging and inspiring — it’s why we work tirelessly at Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank to feed people in need and mobilize our community to eliminate hunger. The release of this year’s Map the Meal Gap data is a stark reminder of our challenge and the need for...Read More

  • Mar 30 2015

    Greg Phillips: I am a volunteer.

    My name is Greg Phillips and I’m a volunteer. I was born and raised in the Pittsburgh area. My passions include the outdoors, music, reading, my friends and family, and it turns out volunteer work. In the past, I think I probably viewed volunteer work as something I did; now, however, I view it as...Read More

  • Mar 24 2015

    Join us for a national call-in day today!

    Join advocates across the nation for a call-in day today! This week, the U.S. House and Senate are expected to vote on budget resolutions that include severe cuts to programs that provide nutrition assistance for low-income Americans. Send a strong message to our members of Congress. Let them know that you agree with the majority...Read More

  • Mar 18 2015

    30 Seconds to Support SNAP

    Have half a minute to spare today?   Use those 30 seconds to speak out against hunger and support SNAP! The U.S. House of Representatives Budget Committee presented their proposed budget yesterday – and it doesn’t look good for Americans in need of food assistance. The Senate Budget Committee is expected to present their proposed...Read More