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Food Podcast: Duquesne Light A Proud Food Bank Donor

We learn more about Duquesne Light Company’s vision to deliver a clean energy future for all while supporting customer and community needs.
Duquesne Light Company has been a Food Bank donor for more than 20 years, with company donations as well as employee engagement through both volunteering and financial support to the Food Bank.

Food Podcast: Empty Bowls Fundraiser

The event, which supports Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and Just Harvest serves up a community meal to raise money for hunger action efforts. Those who attend will get to try soup from a variety of different restaurants in the Greater Pittsburgh area and bring home a ceramic bowl made by a local artisan.

Food Podcast: Child Hunger Hero Awards

Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank honors those who have consistently overcome challenges to make sure kids have food to eat. Nearly 100,000 children in the Greater Pittsburgh area go to bed worried about their next meal, but Child Hunger Heroes work every day to help close that gap.

Food Podcast: Pitt Grad Students Working To Find Solution To Food Insecurity

A team of Pitt Grad students worked to find a solution to food insecurity in the Pittsburgh Area. Here’s what they found.

Food Podcast: Why is the black community experiencing higher rates of food insecurity

The food insecurity rate for African Americans is 26.1% while the food insecurity rate for Hispanics/Latino Americans is 23.7%. Bethea says those percentages rise even more for African American single mothers who see a food insecurity rate of 33.3%. Other communities of color see this too, with a food insecurity rate of 34.3% for Latina single and 37.1% for indigenous single mothers.

Food Podcast: 21st Annual Pittsburgh Flying Disc Ice Bowl

On this week’s episode of the Food Podcast presented by Clearview Federal Credit Union on the Trib Live Podcast Network, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank talks about a fun way to get outside while supporting your neighbors this winter.

Food Podcast: Overcoming Transportation Hurdles Can Increase Food Insecurity

On this week’s episode of the Food Podcast, it looks into transportation and how it impacts food access and food security for families in the Three Rivers Region.

Food Bank: How Domestic Violence Is Tied To Food Insecurity

On this week’s episode of the Food Podcast presented by Clearview Federal Credit Union on the TribLive Podcast Network, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank (the Food Bank) learns more about the connection between domestic violence and food insecurity.

Food Bank: 10 Year Old Honored For Her Work

On this week’s episode of the Food Podcast presented by Clearview Federal Credit Union on the Triblive Podcast Network, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank (The Food Bank) talks with Makayla Alaquiva.

Makayla Alaquiva was added to the Junior Achievement of Western Pennsylvania 18 under Eighteen class for the way she advocates for the Food Bank.

Food Bank: Heat Or Eat—The Impossible Choice

This episode addresses the impact cold weather is having on food insecurity. While the Food Bank hasn’t seen a large uptick in people needing food assistance, the Food Bank’s call center has seen a larger percentage of people citing high heating bills as the cause of financial woes and food insecurity.