• 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

  • 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

  • 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