26 Jan

Food Bank: How Domestic Violence Is Tied To Food Insecurity

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Wednesday, January 26th, 2022 – 2:01 pm

On this week’s episode of the Food Podcast presented by Clearview Federal Credit Union on the TribLive Podcast Network, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank (the Food Bank) learns more about the connection between domestic violence and food insecurity. https://files.triblive.com/podcasts/sportstalk/Food%20Podcast%20Domestic%20Violence%20AUDIO%20.mp3

 

21 Jan

Food Bank: 10 Year Old Honored For Her Work

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Friday, January 21st, 2022 – 12:06 pm

On this week’s episode of the Food Podcast presented by Clearview Federal Credit Union on the Triblive Podcast Network, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank (The Food Bank) talks with Makayla Alaquiva. Makayla Alaquiva was added to the Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania 18 under Eighteen class for the way she advocates for the Food Bank. […]

 

12 Jan

Food Bank: Heat Or Eat—The Impossible Choice

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Wednesday, January 12th, 2022 – 3:16 pm

This episode addresses the impact cold weather is having on food insecurity. While the Food Bank hasn’t seen a large uptick in people needing food assistance, the Food Bank’s call center has seen a larger percentage of people citing high heating bills as the cause of financial woes and food insecurity. https://files.triblive.com/podcasts/sportstalk/Food%20Podcast%20Heating%20Costs%20AUDIO.mp3

 

05 Jan

Food Bank: Wrapping Up 2021

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Wednesday, January 5th, 2022 – 11:59 am

The Food Bank) looks back at 2021. Right now, 1 in 7 people in southwestern Pennsylvania are facing food insecurity. Rising grocery prices, job loss, and the aftershock of the Covid-19 pandemic have only deepened the issue. In turn, food insecurity often has a rippling effect on our community’s health and overall well-being. https://files.triblive.com/podcasts/sportstalk/Food%20Podcast%202021%20AUDIO%20ONLY.mp3

 

29 Dec

Food Bank: Power Of Sharing Stories Of Food Insecurity

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Wednesday, December 29th, 2021 – 3:34 pm

“So many times food insecurity comes from a life event, a crisis,” said podcast host CJ Johnson. It’s one of the reasons the Food Bank started the Food is Love, Share the Love storytelling campaign. The team made it a point to share stories which showed the reality of why people turn to food assistance […]

 

16 Dec

Food Bank: Clearview Federal Credit Union’s Mission To End Food Insecurity

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Thursday, December 16th, 2021 – 12:13 pm

On this week’s episode of the Food Podcast Presented by Clearview Federal Credit Union, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank highlights the ways Clearview Federal Credit Union is working to in the community to put an end to food insecurity. https://files.triblive.com/podcasts/sportstalk/Food%20Podcast%20Clearview%20%20AUDIO%20ONLY.mp3

 

08 Dec

The Food Podcast: The Nicest Grinch in Pittsburgh

published in category: Food Bank
Wednesday, December 8th, 2021 – 10:30 am

Isaac Bernstein is 16yo from Upper Saint Clair who decided he wanted to do something to help after seeing so many people without homes asking for food on the streets of Pittsburgh. So he decided to dress up as a holiday figure and do personalized visits and activities for families in exchange for a donation […]

 

24 Nov

Why You Should Make Your Holiday Dinner Plate Colorful

published in category: Food Bank
Wednesday, November 24th, 2021 – 9:41 am

The Food Bank’s Nutrition & Wellness Coordinator Erin Spangler says one of the easiest ways to get nutrition without checking labels is to simply make sure your plate is colorful. “We know generally that a healthy eating pattern includes fruits and vegetables, fresh, canned or frozen, really any form is great. That will add a […]