03 Feb

Food Bank Highlights American Heart Month

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Wednesday, February 3rd, 2021 – 10:12 am

Each year, American Heart Month shines a light on the importance of good cardiovascular health. This episode features an interview with Erin Spangler who is the Partner Excellence Academy Educator for Nutrition and Wellness at the Food Bank. Through her work, she creates resources for food pantry coordinators, healthcare providers and other community partners about […]

 

27 Jan

Food Bank CEO Named Pittsburgher of the Year

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Wednesday, January 27th, 2021 – 4:18 pm

It’s been three months since Lisa Scales, President & CEO of Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, was notified that she had been selected at “Pittsburgher of the Year”. This award was announced on January 21st and Scales says she is overwhelmed by the response. http://files.triblive.com/podcasts/sportstalk/Season%202%20Ep%2010.mp3

 

20 Jan

Interview With Food Bank Government Affairs Director

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Wednesday, January 20th, 2021 – 3:58 pm

As the Government Affairs Director for Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, Denny McManus has interacted with dozens of elected officials throughout the years. McManus oversees the impact of governmental food assistance programs including The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP), State Food Purchase Program (SFPP), Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP), Pennsylvania Agricultural Surplus Program (PASS) and […]

 

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

published in category: Food Bank
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