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.
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.
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.
The Food Bank) looks back at 2021. Right now, 1 in 7 people in southwestern Pennsylvania are facing food insecurity. Rising grocery prices, job loss, and the aftershock of the Covid-19 pandemic have only deepened the issue. In turn, food insecurity often has a rippling effect on our community’s health and overall well-being.
On this week’s episode of the Food Podcast Presented by Clearview Federal Credit Union, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank highlights the ways Clearview Federal Credit Union is working to in the community to put an end to food insecurity.
Isaac Bernstein is 16yo from Upper Saint Clair who decided he wanted to do something to help after seeing so many people without homes asking for food on the streets of Pittsburgh. So he decided to dress up as a holiday figure and do personalized visits and activities for families in exchange for a donation to Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. This year, he’s going green as the beloved Mr. Grinch.
The Food Bank’s Nutrition & Wellness Coordinator Erin Spangler says one of the easiest ways to get nutrition without checking labels is to simply make sure your plate is colorful.
“We know generally that a healthy eating pattern includes fruits and vegetables, fresh, canned or frozen, really any form is great. That will add a lot of that color. So try to fill half of your plate with fresh fruits and vegetables,” said Spangler.
On this episode of the food podcast presented by Clearview Federal Credit Union, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank introduces you to a new team member! Ronnell Hunt is not only one of the new faces at the Food Bank, he’s a face many will be seeing in the community. Hunt is the new Community Education Specialist. The position is new position created to connect the community with information about food resource services and raise awareness about hunger in the three rivers region.
Feeding Pennsylvania and PA Eats are joining forces with local breweries across the state to raise money for hunger relief through the first annual Hops For Hunger campaign this November. This will be a month-long, statewide fundraiser with proceeds benefiting Feeding PA’s mission and will support the development of nutrition education resources created by PA Eats for Feeding Pennsylvania’s network of food pantries.
TribLive Penguins beat writer Seth Rorabaugh joined me for Thursday’s “Breakfast With Benz” hockey podcast. We talked about the prospect of a Marc Andre Fleury-to-Washington trade, Jeff Carter’s new contract, the Penguins recent hot streak, the Flyers 13 game losing streak, and Tuesday night’s Penguins game against the Seattle Kraken.
In this week’s Breakfast with Benz Hockey podcast, Brain Metzer and Tim Benz talk about the Penguins' recent hot streak, some needs they might have to address, Tuesday's game against the Arizona Coyotes, and Phil Kessel.
In this week's Madden Monday podcast, Mark Madden and Tim Benz talk about the Steelers making a change at defensive coordinator, Aaron Rodgers, the Penguins latest win, Sidney Crosby’s recent hat trick, possible areas on the team to bolster before the trade deadline, and more.
Joe Rutter and Tim Benz discuss the important topics from Mike Tomlin's final press conference of 2021. Most notably, the futures of Kevin Colbert, both coordinators, the quarterback position, and Stephon Tuitt.
Tim Benz and Brian Metzer wrap up the Penguins six game road trip, look at the upcoming homestand, talk about Sidney Crosby's attempt to ramp up goal scoring, the backup goalie situation, Evgeni Malkin and more.
The Steelers' season is done after getting bounced by the Kansas City Chiefs in the playoffs. Mark Madden and Tim Benz recap the season and how the Chiefs managed to destroy the Steelers for the second time in a month.