• Sep 29 2016

    Hunger and the Presidential Debates

    Let’s get the candidates to talk about hunger. For the first time in Presidential debate history the public is being polled on potential questions for the candidates. The Open Debate Coalition, a coalition of advocacy and policy organizations from across the political spectrum, has made a deal with the TV networks to take public suggestions...Read More

  • Jan 19 2016

    Ask Governor Wolf to invest in anti-hunger programs

    We need your help. Please join Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank in sending a message to Governor Wolf asking for his support of anti-hunger programs in his next budget proposal. It’s easy! All you need to do is read the letter to the Governor below and if you agree with it, follow the instructions provided....Read More

  • Jun 01 2015

    Fighting Hunger with the One-Two Punch

    Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather may not have delivered as many punches as audiences had hoped for, but this year the General Assembly at least can deliver a huge “one-two punch” in the fight against hunger. First, hit ‘em with the jab — a $21 million appropriation for the State Food Purchase Program (SFPP). Over...Read More

  • Apr 16 2015

    Making Sense of ‘Map the Meal Gap’ 2015

    Tackling the issue of hunger is both challenging and inspiring — it’s why we work tirelessly at Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank to feed people in need and mobilize our community to eliminate hunger. The release of this year’s Map the Meal Gap data is a stark reminder of our challenge and the need for...Read More

  • Mar 27 2015

    F.R.E.S.H. Bites from the Food Bank

    FOCUS ON: Working Pennsylvanians Many of our neighbors that turn to Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank are working yet struggling to make ends meet.  These working families are often forced to make difficult choices between paying for food, utilities, transportation, medical care and housing. An emergency car repair or high utility bill can be devastating for...Read More

  • Mar 19 2015

    big Burrito’s Chef Bill Fuller Shares His Story

    This year, 2015, is filled with some big anniversaries for me. I will attend my 30 year high school reunion (probably) to see some old friends before we really become OLD friends. This spring we celebrate Kaya’s twentieth birthday with a week-long celebration leading up to the biggest KayaFest ever. Wrapped in this anniversary is...Read More

  • Feb 20 2015

    “Snow Days” Not Always Fun

    Every year we brace for bitter cold and snowy weather, many kids eagerly await announcements of school closings. For some, school closings for a “snow day” means a break from studies and more time to spend with friends and family. But many kids don’t wait eagerly for that snow day. Just like during summer and winter breaks,...Read More

  • Nov 11 2014

    Join the National Call-in Day on November 12!

    Join Food Bank supporters from across the U.S. On Wednesday, November 12 we’re asking you to join us for a national call-in day to protect and strengthen the food donation tax deduction for our network’s generous donors of food. What is the America Gives More Act and how does it help the Food Bank? This bill...Read More

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