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.
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 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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 Clearview Federal Credit Union, host Brian Gulish provides insight into the upcoming campaign.
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.
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 Organization program and has handed out Grab and Go meals through 19 managed sites.
Trinity School District in Washington County is serving more kids through their Grab ‘n Go meals than they typically serve when school is in session according to Nicolle Pleil, the district’s Food Service Director.
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.
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 bushel, Johnston’s crop produces about one-million apples annually.
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 anniversary of Empty Bowls features soup cooked by some of Pittsburgh’s top restaurants. Local celebrity soup servers, a silent auction of ceramic art and celebrity-autographed bowls, live music, children’s activities.
Jeff Erickson of Rotowire joins us for this week's fantasy sports podcast. The Ravens aren't just a mess coming in to play the Steelers. They are in the fantasy world too. We also look at daily fantasy picks for Thanksgiving. Antonio Brown's status. Tough tight end calls and coin flips for your flex.
Tim Benz and Steelers beat writer Joe Rutter breakdown the Steelers' Thanksgiving game agains the Baltimore Ravens. They also recap the win in Jacksonville, some Ravens concerns about covid-19, and recent struggles in Baltimore.
Steelers vs. Jaguars may not be the most interesting NFL matchup in the world from a fantasy perspective. But there are quite a few on the schedule that make our eyes pop this week. Jeff Erickson of Rotowire joins me for our weekly fantasy sports podcast to discuss.
Tuesday's podcast takes a look at the 2020-2021 Duquesne Dukes. Head coach Keith Dambrot and his veteran players talk about the challenges of preparing for a season during the pandemic, and why their experienced roster may give them an advantage over some other teams.