03 Mar

Pittsburgh Marathon Encourages Participants to Run for a Reason

published in category: Food Bank
Wednesday, March 3rd, 2021 – 5:41 pm

For many people who see running as a passion, there is usually a good reason behind it. This week on the podcast is an interview with one of those people, Cara Group. Group started running 5K events and gradually increased her distance. She has now run 20 half marathons. http://files.triblive.com/podcasts/sportstalk/Season%202%20ep%2015.mp3


25 Feb

Food Bank: Adagio Health Hosts Speaker Series

published in category: Food Bank
Thursday, February 25th, 2021 – 2:55 pm

Adagio Health: Better Health Outcomes Speaker Series, beginning on February 25th. The first part of the series will feature Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank President & CEO, Lisa Scales, alongside Feeding Pennsylvania Executive Director Jane Clements-Smith. In this episode, an interview with Alicia Schisler, Chief of External Affairs for Adagio Health. http://files.triblive.com/podcasts/sportstalk/Season%202%20Ep%2014.mp3


18 Feb

Food Bank: Swissvale Community Food Pantry serves hundreds

published in category: Food Bank
Thursday, February 18th, 2021 – 12:59 pm

During Black History Month, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank (the Food Bank) is featuring several of our Black partners and volunteers. These outstanding individuals help us each and every day in our fight against food insecurity. In this episode, hear an interview with Nelson Kirksey, the Swissvale pantry’s coordinator. http://files.triblive.com/podcasts/sportstalk/Season%202%20Ep%2013.mp3


03 Feb

Food Bank Highlights American Heart Month

published in category: Food Bank
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

published in category: Food Bank
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

published in category: Food Bank
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

published in category: Food Bank
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

published in category: Food Bank
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 […]