• May 24 2017

    Federal budget to take millions of meals away from Americans

    President’s budget makes massive cuts food assistance programs. President Trump’s budget proposal includes major cuts to vital programs that would harm the people we serve who are at risk of hunger. Federal nutrition programs are critical to making sure these families can put food on the table.  Cutting funding to these programs would allow our neighbors...Read More

  • Nov 16 2016

    Your click can help the Food Bank get more food to people in our community

    You can make a difference in reaching Pennsylvania’s goal to end hunger. The Food Bank, our member agencies and the people we serve benefit from two nutrition assistance programs funded by state government: the State Food Purchase Program and Pennsylvania Agricultural Surplus System (PASS). Please join your fellow Pennsylvanians in sending a letter to Governor Wolf asking him...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

  • 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

  • Apr 27 2016

    Legislators support two federal anti-hunger programs

    Thanks to our Legislators The Food Bank thanks the following legislators, representing all or part of our service area, who recently voiced their support for the Commodity Supplemental Food Program (monthly senior boxes) and The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP). These programs help feed people challenged by hunger in our community and throughout the nation. The...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

  • 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

  • Mar 12 2015

    Help provide nutrition to older adults

    Please join the Food Bank in speaking out to help feed seniors in need of food assistance. We encourage you to send a message to your U.S. Representative and ask them to invest in nutritious monthly food packages available to low-income seniors in our community (known as the Commodity Supplemental Food Program or “senior boxes”)....Read More