04 Dec

Organizations United To End Hunger

published in category: Food Bank
Wednesday, December 4th, 2019 – 7:00 am

Locally, in Southwestern Pennsylvania, 1 in 7 people are food insecure. Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank serves 11 counties in the region, not including Westmoreland County, which functions as its own organization. “We were part of Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank from 1982 until 2000,” said Jennifer Miller, CEO of Westmoreland County Food Bank. “Our […]

 

27 Nov

Local Chef Giving Back To Families In Need

published in category: Food Bank
Wednesday, November 27th, 2019 – 7:00 am

Reflecting back on his childhood, Bill Fuller knows what it’s like to be food insecure. Growing up in a single-parent household, Fuller relied on school lunches and food stamps as a means of survival. Fuller, corporate chef and president of Big Burrito Restaurant Group, is committed to ending hunger one healthy meal at a time. […]

 

20 Nov

Ya Jagoff Podcast Volunteers With Food Bank

published in category: Food Bank
Wednesday, November 20th, 2019 – 7:00 am

As part of the KDKA Turkey Fund partnership, hosts, staff and regular guests from KDKA’s Pittsburgh Today recently visited the Food Bank as part of a volunteer day of service. Two of those guests included John Chamberlin and Rachel Rennebeck from the Pittsburgh-based YaJagoff podcast. As part of their volunteer day, Chamberlin, Rennebeck, and the […]

 

13 Nov

‘Black and Gold Christmas’ to Benefit Food Bank

published in category: Food Bank
Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 – 7:04 am

A Moon Township-based band, Chip & The Charge Ups, is already in the holiday spirit, with the release of its new song, ‘Black and Gold Christmas’. The band is using the song in a unique way to celebrate Pittsburgh pride and raise money for Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. To go along with the song, […]

 

06 Nov

Montour ‘Classroom Cupboard’ Provides Food for Dozens of Students

published in category: Food Bank
Wednesday, November 6th, 2019 – 7:03 am

The Classroom Cupboard opened in April and is the first district-wide food pantry in western Pennsylvania. The Cupboard is open to all students and families within the district and is located at Montour High School. The pantry offers nonperishable food, personal care items and household supplies.   http://files.triblive.com/podcasts/sportstalk/Ep%207%20Food%20Podcast.mp3

 

30 Oct

PNC Bank Partners With Food Bank For KDKA-TV Turkey Fund

published in category: Food Bank
Wednesday, October 30th, 2019 – 10:23 am

To kick off this year’s KDKA-TV Turkey Fund, Jim Balouris, Executive Vice President of PNC Bank, joined host Brian Gulish on this week’s episode of “The Food Podcast” on the TribLive Podcast Network. Episode 6 of the newly launched podcast focused on the start of the annual fundraiser that encourages people to donate funds so […]

 

17 Oct

Pittsburgh Riverhounds Fight Against Hunger

published in category: Food Bank
Thursday, October 17th, 2019 – 12:00 pm

 As part of the team’s partnership with Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, the first place Pittsburgh Riverhounds are also leading the fight against hunger in southwestern Pennsylvania. The Riverhounds recently hosted a Hunger Action Night during a home game at Highmark Stadium.   http://files.triblive.com/podcasts/sportstalk/Ep%204%20Food%20Podcast.mp3

 

08 Oct

Giant Eagle Prepares Fall Food Share

published in category: Food Bank
Tuesday, October 8th, 2019 – 7:30 am

Episode 3 of The Food Podcast looks at the Fall Food Share, the region’s largest food and funds drive. It will take place October 24 – November 27, 2019 at participating Giant Eagle locations in the region.   http://files.triblive.com/podcasts/sportstalk/Ep%203%20Food%20Podcast.mp3