• 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 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

  • Feb 11 2016

    Senate leaders: Child hunger can’t wait

    Sign the national petition to Senate leaders. Please join Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank in urging Senate leadership to introduce Child Nutrition Reauthorization (CNR) to the Senate floor for a vote. If ever there was a time to be the voice of children facing hunger in this country, this is our moment. Please sign the...Read More

  • Jan 26 2016

    Thank Senator Casey

    We have great news. The Child Nutrition Reauthorization bill passed the Senate Agriculture Committee unanimously on January 21. The bill includes many great changes that anti-hunger advocates have been advocating for over the past year. This bill wouldn’t have been possible without your advocacy, so thank you! Our very own U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania, Senator Bob...Read More

  • Dec 30 2015

    A year of challenges and successes

    2015 had its fair share of challenges, but anti-hunger advocates ended the year with several exciting successes – thanks to the efforts of people like you who spoke out against hunger throughout the year. Here’s what we accomplished in 2015: A $1 million increase for the State Food Purchase Program / Pennsylvania Agricultural Surplus System (PASS)...Read More

  • 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 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

  • Nov 19 2014

    Food Bank Delivers 360 Plates in D.C.

    Speak out, be heard! If you live in Armstrong, Butler or Lawrence Counties and participated in our Paper Plate Campaign – thank you! Your paper plate messages were delivered – all 360 of them – to your elected representative U.S. Congressman Mike Kelly’s office in Washington, D.C. last week.   When you speak out against hunger,...Read More