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Food Bank: Adagio Health Hosts Speaker Series

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.

Food Bank: Swissvale Community Food Pantry serves hundreds

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.

Food Bank Highlights American Heart Month

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 how to keep health and wellness at the forefront of their work.

Food Bank CEO Named Pittsburgher of the Year

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.

Interview With Food Bank Government Affairs Director

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 the new Farmers to Families food box program.

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

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 to the Food Bank on Monday, January 18 at pittsburghfoodbank.org/MLK up to $10,000.

Pittsburgh Food Bank Reaches Service Milestone

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 of the Food Bank for 38 and a half years.

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

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 than one million meals were packed each of the last three years. This year’s in-person event had to be cancelled due to the pandemic.

Food Bank Collaborates with Citrone 33 Foundation to Fight Food Insecurity

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.

Food Bank Partners with Aaron Donald Foundation

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.