27 Oct

Food Insecurity Rates Rise Dramatically During COVID-19 Pandemic

published in category: Food Bank
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

published in category: Food Bank
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

published in category: Food Bank
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

 

29 May

Trinity School District Distributing 20,000 Grab and Go Meals Weekly

published in category: Food Bank
Friday, May 29th, 2020 – 11:17 am

Since the start of the organization’s response to the COVID-19 crisis, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank has provided more than 7 million pounds of food through various distribution channels. In addition to the drive-up model, the Food Bank has launched a home delivery service (Doorstep Delivery), added 65 new member agencies through the COVID Community […]

 

20 Apr

Food Bank COVID-19 Response Update

published in category: Food Bank
Monday, April 20th, 2020 – 10:20 am

Now in it’s second month of responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank (the Food Bank) is working to help those in need identify several ways they can get food. Recently, long lines, in excess of a mile long, have been seen in the news.    http://files.triblive.com/podcasts/sportstalk/Episode%2023.mp3

 

27 Mar

Helping During The Coronavirus Crisis

published in category: Food Bank
Friday, March 27th, 2020 – 9:00 am

The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank updates us on the help that’s been given and what is still needed during the Coronavirus crisis.    http://files.triblive.com/podcasts/sportstalk/Ep%2022%20Special%20Covid.mp3

 

04 Mar

Apple Castle Keeping Hunger Away

published in category: Food Bank
Wednesday, March 4th, 2020 – 12:00 pm

Steve Johnston, sixth generation owner of Apple Castle in New Wilmington, recently joined Brian Gulish on the Food Podcast to discuss his company’s commitment to support Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank’s mission of ending hunger in Southwestern Pennsylvania. Apple Castle harvests approximately ten-thousand bushels of apples every year according to Johnston. At 100 apples per […]

 

27 Feb

Empty Bowls: Local Celebs Serving Soup

published in category: Food Bank
Thursday, February 27th, 2020 – 8:01 am

Empty Bowls, a collaboration between Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and Just Harvest, will take place on Sunday, March 15 at Rodef Shalom on Fifth Avenue. The event consists of a simple meal of soup and bread to remind people of the one in eight residents of Allegheny County who are facing hunger. The 25th […]