• Sep 13 2016

    Produce of the Month: Sweet Corn

    Look below to find more info about corn including: health benefits, general cooking tips and corn recipes as well as information about the Food Bank’s gleaning program. Labor Day may have come and gone, but we still have a few weeks of summer left and there is still lots of fresh corn-on-the-cob to be had!...Read More

  • Sep 09 2016

    WORLD VISION, KELVIN BEACHUM KICK OFF HUNGER ACTION MONTH IN SOUTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA WITH NEW PARTNERSHIP

    WORLD VISION, KELVIN BEACHUM KICK OFF HUNGER ACTION MONTH IN SOUTHWESTERN PENNSYLVANIA WITH NEW PARTNERSHIP Feeding America® Network Food Banks across the Country Promote Hunger Action Month DUQUESNE, PA (September 9, 2016) — September is Hunger Action Month; a time to bring increased action and awareness to the issue of hunger in communities across the...Read More

  • Aug 22 2016

    Pittsburgh Steelers Sammie Coates teams up with Food Bank for ‘Scores for Kids’

    Pittsburgh Steelers Sammie Coates teams up with Food Bank for ‘Scores for Kids’ Pittsburgh, PA (August 22, 2016) — The beginning of football season creates a buzz of excitement in Pittsburgh and throughout Steelers Nation. This year it means so much more to families in need throughout southwestern Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Sammie Coates...Read More

  • Jul 12 2016

    F.R.E.S.H. Bites Newsletter | July 2016

    You can read the latest stories and updates here or download PDF here.

  • Jun 21 2016

    How One Dad is Helping Our Community

    “I truly believe that helping those in our community who need assistance is an obligation of our society.” -Dan McCaffrey This past weekend was Father’s Day, a day of golf and grilling, tools and ties. Our dads can be heroes, protectors, advice givers and champions. And come on, who doesn’t love a good dad joke?...Read More

  • Jun 17 2016

    Feed More Festival announces performance schedule featuring headliner, Cold War Kids

    Feed More Festival announces performance schedule featuring headliner, Cold War Kids Community unites to #FeedMorewithmusic Pittsburgh, PA (June 17, 2016) — When the gates open Sunday, July 17 at Stage AE for the Feed More Festival presented by People’s Natural Gas, and Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank’s largest fundraising event a host of exciting national...Read More

  • Jun 09 2016

    Take five minutes to support school meals

    National Call-in Day Today! A committee in the U.S. House of Representatives recently passed their version of the Child Nutrition Reauthorization bill – a bill that looks at federal programs that feed children including school meals, summer food, after-school programs and WIC. The House version of the bill has several harmful provisions, including a proposal...Read More

  • Jun 08 2016

    Produce of the Month: Strawberries

      Look below to find more info about strawberries including: health benefits, how to store, general cooking tips and strawberries recipes. Health Benefits to Strawberries: Great source of vitamin C, which helps keep our bodies healthy. Contains fiber, which helps regulate digestion and cholesterol levels. How to Store Strawberries: Store strawberries for 1-3 days in the fridge. If cut, store...Read More

  • Jun 01 2016

    Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank Opposes House Child Nutrition Bill

    On May 18, the U.S. House of Representatives Education and Workforce Committee passed The Improving Child Nutrition and Education Act of 2016, their version of Child Nutrition Reauthorization. The bill violates our first priority for any reauthorization bill – to do no harm. Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, as well as Feeding America and other...Read More

  • May 26 2016

    Support PA’s Anti-hunger Programs

    Help get more nutritious food to people in our community Join us in urging your State Senator and State Representative to invest in the State Food Purchase Program (SFPP) and the Pennsylvania Agricultural Surplus System (PASS). SFPP enables Pennsylvania’s charitable food providers to provide nutritious food to low-income families, children, seniors, and others threatened by...Read More

  • May 20 2016

    Produce of the Month: Cabbage

      Look below to find more about cabbage including: health benefits, how to store, general cooking tips and cabbage recipes. Health Benefits to Cabbage: Excellent source of vitamin C, which helps keep our bodies healthy. Excellent source of vitamin K, which is necessary for blood clotting. Good source of potassium, which helps lower your blood pressure and your kidney health. Contains fiber, which...Read More

  • May 17 2016

    COLD WAR KIDS HEADLINING FOOD BANK MUSIC FESTIVAL

    COLD WAR KIDS HEADLINING FOOD BANK MUSIC FESTIVAL National and local acts to #FeedMorewithmusic   DUQUESNE, PA (May 17, 2016) — Using music to mobilize the community to eliminate hunger, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank announced the line-up for their July 17 Feed More Festival presented by People’s Natural Gas at Stage AE. Headlining the...Read More