• 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