• Sep 05 2017

    Don’t let Congress slash food assistance

    September is Hunger Action Month. Yet the U.S. House of Representatives is getting ready to vote on a bill that could significantly increase food insecurity in America. We need you to contact your Representative today and tell them that during Hunger Action Month we should be protecting effective programs that provide nutritious food to our neighbors...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

  • Aug 28 2015

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

    FOCUS ON: September is Hunger Action Month Hunger Action Month is a nationwide campaign, organized by Feeding America, to mobilize the public to take action on the issue of hunger.Join your community all Spoontember™ long for #HungerAction with our daily calendar. Take Action!   Food Bank Friend Jeremy Suschak Chats Charity Golf We recently asked a great friend of the Food...Read More

  • Jun 29 2015

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

    Words From Lisa “For the past 20 years, the annual Pittsburgh Blues Festival has supported our mission by inviting the community to a fun and entertaining event that also is our biggest single fundraiser.”    “It’s three days of great music that also serves to call attention to the many friends and neighbors in our...Read More

  • 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

  • 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 28 2015

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

    FOCUS ON: Our Volunteers Letter Carrier. Advocate. Volunteer. Meet our good friend, Chuck. For the past 23 years, Chuck has spearheaded ‘Stamp Out Hunger’, the national letter carriers food drive at the McKeesport branch.  Each year in May, Chuck oversees the collection of thousands of non-perishable items from more than 87,000 homes throughout the communities...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 30 2015

    Greg Phillips: I am a volunteer.

    My name is Greg Phillips and I’m a volunteer. I was born and raised in the Pittsburgh area. My passions include the outdoors, music, reading, my friends and family, and it turns out volunteer work. In the past, I think I probably viewed volunteer work as something I did; now, however, I view it as...Read More

  • Dec 29 2014

    5 Ways You Fought Hunger in 2014

    THANK YOU! We want to extend a big thank you to everyone who spoke out against hunger in 2014.  The past year has brought with it a few challenges, but also several successes in the fight against hunger – none of which would have been possible with you. Let’s keep the momentum going into 2015...Read More

  • Dec 29 2014

    YOU make it possible to feed those in need

    The Food Bank works year-round to provide food assistance to people in need. You make it possible! Please let President & CEO, Lisa Scales, take a moment to share with you the impact of a gift to the Food Bank.

  • 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