• Jun 02 2015

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

    FOCUS ON: Kids Did you know that 1 in 5 children in the Food Bank’s service area are food insecure? Undernourished children are at risk of serious health, social and educational problems carrying into adulthood. You can find out more about childhood hunger here on our website. Join the Food Bank and ensure that all children have access...Read More

  • May 31 2015

    CISV International Car wash

    Get your car washed to benefit the Food Bank! It is a suggested donation of $5.

  • May 30 2015

    Putting an End to Hunger

    Second annual “Putting An End To Hunger” is a family-friendly event that features food, lots of activities and most of all fun! Taking place from 12 to 8 p.m. Saturday, May 30 at Fun Fore All Family Entertainment Center in Cranberry, the event will feature fun “fore” all ages. The event will not only feature mini-golf, but...Read More

  • May 16 2015

    Highmark Walk 2015

    Walk with us! This year’s walk will take place on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at Stage AE. Each dollar raised will directly benefit on of our member agencies! Last year, the Food Bank and its participating agencies raised over $20,000 at this event! We hope to raise even more this year! The perks of participating: Enjoy...Read More

  • Apr 11 2015

    100 Black Men of WPA Food Drive

    100 Black Men of WPA Boy Scout Troop 760 will be hosting a food drive!

  • 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

  • Dec 01 2014

    Peoples Gas Holiday Market 2014

    Santa is coming to town! Holiday Market launches on Light Up Night, Friday, November 21 and runs through Thursday, December 23! Volunteers are needed to collect food and fund donations. This is a family friendly activity – children as young as 4 are welcome to volunteer. Inspired by the original Christkindlemarkt created in 1545 in...Read More

  • Oct 23 2014

    Fall Food Share 2014

    It is that time of year again: Fall is here! Join us for the 15th year of Fall FoodShare – the Food Bank’s biggest food drive of the year! Customers can purchase ‘most needed’ items at their local Giant Eagle or make a cash donation. To date, Fall FoodShare has raised over $1.1 million dollars...Read More

  • Oct 16 2014

    KD Turkey Fund

      More than 30 years ago, KDKA-TV personality Al Julius was given a ten-dollar bill by a listener with instructions to “help a local family have a Thanksgiving turkey,” and the KD Turkey Drive was born. Over $12 million later, tens of thousands of families in need have been able to gather with their families and...Read More

  • Sep 25 2014

    Speak Out: Join the Paper Plate Campaign

    1 out of 5 children in southwest PA is at risk of hunger. YOU CAN HELP. Each September, for Hunger Action Month, 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 five years Congress reauthorizes programs...Read More

  • Sep 21 2014

    Make Birthday Party Bags

    Many of us celebrate our birthdays and various holidays throughout the year with parties. For many in our region this is not an option because everyday food takes priority. Make someone feel special by donating some birthday bags that include all the ‘fixins.’ Fill bags with supplies to help a family create a simple yet special...Read More

  • Sep 16 2014

    Start a Pennies for Peanut Butter Jar

    Pennies for Peanut Butter is simple: Fill an empty peanut butter jar with all the pennies (and other spare change) that is lying around your house and car, then donate the funds to the Food Bank. And now thanks to First Commonwealth Bank, you will not need to count and roll all those coins. Simply visit a...Read More