• Jun 01 2015

    Fayette County Children Missing 618,000 Meals

    Fayette County Children Missing 618,000 Meals Partnering Organizations Trying to Fill Gap Pittsburgh, PA (June 1, 2015)– In Fayette County, 10,300 or 55 percent of school-age children are eligible to receive free or reduced school lunches. What happens to these children during the summer months when there is no school and therefore no school-provided lunch?...Read More

  • May 29 2015

    Indiana County Children Missing 336,000 Meals

    Indiana County Children Missing 336,000 Meals Partnering Organizations Trying to Fill Gap Pittsburgh, PA (May 29, 2015) – In Indiana County, 5,600 or 45 percent of school-age children are eligible to receive free or reduced school lunches. What happens to these children during the summer months when there is no school and therefore no school-provided...Read More

  • May 29 2015

    Lawrence County Children Missing 408,000 Meals

    Lawrence County Children Missing 408,000 Meals Partnering Organizations Trying to Fill Gap Pittsburgh, PA (May 29, 2015) – In Lawrence County, 6,800 or 52 percent of school-age children are eligible to receive free or reduced school lunches. What happens to these children during the summer months when there is no school and therefore no school-provided...Read More

  • May 29 2015

    Butler County Children Missing 432,000 Meals

    Butler County Children Missing 432,000 Meals Partnering Organizations Trying to Fill Gap Pittsburgh, PA (May 29, 2015) – In Butler County, 7,200 or 26 percent of school-age children are eligible for free or reduced school lunches. What happens to these children though during the summer months when there is no school and therefore no school-provided...Read More

  • May 29 2015

    Beaver County Children Missing 624,000 Meals

    Beaver County Children Missing 624,000 Meals Partnering Organizations Trying to Fill Gap Pittsburgh, PA (May 29, 2015) – In Beaver County, 10,400 or 44 percent of school-age children are eligible to receive free or reduced school lunches. What happens to these children during the summer months when there is no school and therefore no school-provided...Read More

  • May 07 2015

    Kids, Families Help Food Bank Through Play

    Kids, Families Help Food Bank Through Play “Putting an End to Hunger” Brings Families Together, To Benefit Others Pittsburgh, PA (May 7, 2015)– Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank announces its second annual Putting an End To Hunger child-focused event that features food, lots of activities and, most of all, fun. Taking place from 12 to...Read More

  • Apr 28 2015

    Walmart Foundation donates $252,950 to Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank

    Walmart Foundation donates $252,950 to Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank  Funding will expand summer food programs, finance purchase of new refrigerated food delivery truck to serve 11-county service area   DUQUESNE, Pa. (April 28, 2015) — Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank has received $252,950 in grants from the Walmart Foundation to expand select summer food programs for...Read More

  • Apr 15 2015

    Map the Meal Gap 2015 Study Indicates Food Insecurity Hits Close to Home

    Map the Meal Gap 2015 Study Indicates Food Insecurity Hits Close to Home According to Study, Nearly 14 percent of Residents of Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank Service Area Struggle with Hunger Duquesne, PA– April 15, 2015 – Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank announced the release of the annual Map the Meal Gap study, which...Read More

  • Apr 02 2015

    BOY SCOUTS LAUNCH 29TH ANNUAL SCOUTING FOR FOOD DRIVE

    BOY SCOUTS LAUNCH 29TH ANNUAL SCOUTING FOR FOOD DRIVE Organizations, Employees, Students Fuel Effort Campaign to Include Virtual Food Drive  Pittsburgh, PA (April 2, 2015)– Boy Scouts in southwestern Pennsylvania are launching the 29th annual Scouting for Food drive in April, collecting food and household items for more than 360,000 neighbors in need. Throughout the...Read More

  • Mar 25 2015

    Food Bank Schedules Second ‘Fun Run’

    Food Bank Schedules Second ‘Fun Run’ Run Challenges Trainees and Raises Hunger Awareness Pittsburgh, PA (March 25, 2015)– Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank is hosting its second 8.5-mile ‘Fun Run’ of the season Saturday, April 4. Registration and a stretching session will begin at 8:30 a.m. with the run kicking off at 9 a.m. The...Read More

  • Mar 23 2015

    Food Bank Named to First-Ever Rural Child Hunger Capacity Institute

    Food Bank Named to First-Ever Rural Child Hunger Capacity Institute Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank Joins 19 Food Banks Nationally to Fight Rural Childhood Hunger   Pittsburgh, PA (March 23, 2015)– Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank today announced it has been selected as one of 20 Feeding America member food banks to join the Rural...Read More

  • Mar 10 2015

    Lead Guitarist of Dark Star Orchestra Jams Out D-Jam

    Lead Guitarist of Dark Star Orchestra Jams Out D-Jam Tribute to Grateful Dead 50th Anniversary Benefits Food Bank  Pittsburgh, PA (March 10, 2015)– Every year Pittsburgh musician David Tauberg and his band theCAUSE come together to present D-Jam, a rock against hunger event benefiting Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. Held at the historic Rex Theater...Read More