• Feb 17 2016

    CCAC South Campus fights hunger with Campus Cupboard South Food Pantry

    CCAC South Campus fights hunger with Campus Cupboard South Food Pantry PITTSBURGH—Today The Community College of Allegheny County’s (CCAC) South Campus held a ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony for the Campus Cupboard South Food Pantry. The celebration included remarks by CCAC President Dr. Quintin Bullock, CCAC South Campus President Charlene Newkirk, Greater Pittsburgh Community...Read More

  • Feb 17 2016

    Produce of the Month: Bananas

      Everybody loves bananas but do not often cook with them. Here, we provide you with two creative banana recipes to impress your family with these potassium-packed fruits!  Look below to find more info about bananas including: health benefits, how to store, general cooking tips and banana recipes. Health Benefits to Bananas: Excellent source of potassium, which helps lower your blood...Read More

  • Feb 08 2016

    21st Empty Bowls Dinner Slated for March 20, 2016

    21st Empty Bowls Dinner Slated for March 20, 2016 Just Harvest and the Food Bank Prepare for Signature Event Pittsburgh, PA (February 8, 2016) – The annual Empty Bowls Dinner serves up a simple meal of soup and bread as a reminder that too many people throughout our region are facing hunger. Greater Pittsburgh Community...Read More

  • Feb 04 2016

    Burns & Scalo Donates 325,000 Meals to the Fight Against Hunger

    Burns & Scalo Donates 325,000 Meals to the Fight Against Hunger PITTSBURGH, PA (February 4, 2016) – To celebrate its 60th anniversary, Burns & Scalo Real Estate Services, Inc. today announces a $65,000 donation to Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank that will ultimately allow the organization to provide 325,000 meals to southwestern Pennsylvania. The Food...Read More

  • Feb 02 2016

    Produce of the Month: Eggplant

    Eggplant is an interesting vegetable that needs some careful attention when cooking. Without the correct cooking tips, eggplant can often turn out quite bitter in your recipe. We hope to show you a few tips that will help your eggplant shine in your home cooking. Look below to find more info about eggplant including: health benefits, how to...Read More

  • Jan 28 2016

    Duquesne Light Awards $55,600 Grant to Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank

    Duquesne Light Awards $55,600 Grant to Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank Funding will support Food Bank’s Produce to People Program DUQUESNE, PA (Jan. 28, 2016) — Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank received a $55,600 grant from Duquesne Light to support the organization’s Produce to People program for use in Allegheny and Beaver counties. The Food Bank’s...Read More

  • Jan 19 2016

    Produce of the Month: Carrots

    These bright orange carrots not only taste great but provide our bodies with several vitamins and fiber. Fun fact about carrots, if you eat lots of carrots (or any other vegetables high in vitamin A), every single day for weeks, your skin will turn slightly yellow. Too much vitamin A can affect your liver or cause...Read More

  • Jan 14 2016

    Justin Lee Named Food Bank Chief Operating Officer

    Justin Lee Named Food Bank Chief Operating Officer DUQUESNE, PA (Jan. 14, 2016) — Justin Lee, who most recently served as director of supply chain operations at Edward Marc Brands, Inc. and has more than seven years of supply chain and logistics management experience, has been named chief operating officer of Greater Pittsburgh Community Food...Read More

  • Jan 05 2016

    Produce of the Month: Beets

      Beets’ beautiful, purple hue makes them a favorite for many adults and kids alike. Not only do beets help lower your blood pressure and help fight off infections, but they are also delicious to eat! Once cooked, beets are a sweet and delicious addition to any meal. Look below to find more info about beets...Read More

  • Dec 15 2015

    Produce of the Month: Winter Squash

    There are so many varieties of winter squash! The most common squash varieties are spaghetti squash, butternut squash, pumpkin, and acorn squash. Each of these squashes have their own unique flavor, however, all are cooked very similarly and have similar vitamin content. Both recipes below can be cooked with all of the winter squash pictured....Read More

  • Dec 01 2015

    Produce of the Month: Apples

      There are so many different varieties of apples! There are Red Delicious, Granny Smith, Pink Lady, Honey Crisp, Golden Delicious, and many more. If you aren’t a fan of specific variety- try a different one! You would be surprised how different each taste. Apples make an healthy and easy snack with peanut butter but...Read More

  • Nov 27 2015

    Thanksgiving Leftover Enchiladas

    Now that Thanksgiving has come and gone, I hope that you have found yourself with a refrigerator stocked with leftover treats from your feast.  If not, we’re here to help.  Please click here to learn more about what we can do to help you and your family.  If so, we’re also here to help with a...Read More