13 Jan

Hindu Jain Temple Makes Matching Gift to Pittsburgh Food Bank of up to $10,000 During MLK Day of Service

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Wednesday, January 13th, 2021 – 4:11 pm

As part of our MLK Day activities, we are welcoming 30 volunteers at our warehouse in Duquesne to prepare food for distribution across our 11-county service area. The event is open only to pre-registered volunteers. In addition to the volunteer activity at the Food Bank warehouse, the Hindu Jain Temple is matching all gifts made […]

 

22 Dec

Pittsburgh Food Bank Reaches Service Milestone

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Tuesday, December 22nd, 2020 – 11:55 am

In June 1980, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank opened its doors in Pittsburgh’s Hill District. This week on the Food Podcast presented by Clearview Federal Credit Union, host Brian Gulish looks back on the history of the Food Bank, including an in-depth interview with Food Bank operations director Gail Robbins. Robbins has been an employee […]

 

02 Dec

Amen To Action: Nearly 1M Meals Donated to Food Bank Amid Pandemic

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Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020 – 1:52 pm

Amen to Action, a day-long initiative dedicated to giving back and moving away from commercialism, brought together people of all faiths at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center to create a platform of spiritual capital. The volunteer event, open to everyone, normally includes groups of 15 people assigned to team tables to pack meals. More […]

 

24 Nov

Food Bank Collaborates with Citrone 33 Foundation to Fight Food Insecurity

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Tuesday, November 24th, 2020 – 2:55 pm

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and the Citrone 33 Foundation have announced a fundraising collaborative supporting the Food Bank’s mission to mobilize the community to eliminate hunger. A family foundation, Citrone 33 is a strategic collective that focuses on philanthropy through thoughtful investing and social movements. http://files.triblive.com/podcasts/sportstalk/Season%202%20Ep%205.mp3

 

16 Nov

Food Bank Partners with Aaron Donald Foundation

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Monday, November 16th, 2020 – 2:33 pm

On this week’s episode of the Food Podcast presented by Clearview Federal Credit Union, AD99 executive director Akita Donald and board member Tim Murdoch joined host Brian Gulish to discuss the mission of Mr. Donald’s foundation. http://files.triblive.com/podcasts/sportstalk/Season%202%20ep%204.mp3

 

27 Oct

Food Insecurity Rates Rise Dramatically During COVID-19 Pandemic

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Tuesday, October 27th, 2020 – 7:57 pm

A new report from Feeding America projects a 42 percent increase in food insecurity rates during the year 2020 in Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank’s service area. On this week’s Food Podcast presented by Clearview Federal Credit Union, host Brian Gulish discusses why the increase is happening, which includes changes to unemployment and poverty rates […]

 

08 Oct

Food Bank Partners With Latino Community Center

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Thursday, October 8th, 2020 – 4:32 pm

As part of its ongoing Food Justice is Social Justice campaign, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank will partner with the Latino Community Center the week of October 12 to raise awareness for the organization’s mission to empower, advocate with and celebrate Latinos in Allegheny County. This week on the Food Bank’s Food Podcast presented by […]

 

30 Sep

Food Bank Grow Share Thrive Campaign

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Wednesday, September 30th, 2020 – 10:06 am

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank launched season two of the Food Podcast by announcing a comprehensive campaign called Grow Share Thrive. The campaign aligns with the Food Bank’s long-term bold goals, which includes providing access to more and healthier food across the organization’s 11-county service area in southwestern Pennsylvania. http://files.triblive.com/podcasts/sportstalk/Season%202%20Ep%201.mp3