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Our eight member food banks are constantly working to reduce hunger and food insecurity in Pennsylvania. Below, read the latest news about hunger relief efforts throughout the state.

Pa. Governor Proposes $2 Million for School Breakfast

February 7, 2017

HARRISBURG, Pa. (Feb. 7, 2017) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf wants to boost the state’s underutilized school breakfast program by investing $2 million as part of his 2017-18 budget proposal so that schools can reach more students and ensure they have access to the healthy meals they need to start their day right. “When children […]

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What do you think of when you picture a food pantry?

January 20, 2017

Thanks to the tireless work of Feeding Pennsylvania’s food banks and their agencies, the reality could be different than the typical idea of a food pantry. Feeding Pennsylvania Executive Director Jane and I had the pleasure of visiting the Northern Dauphin Food Pantry in November. We were welcomed by food pantry manager Suzy Blough, coordinator […]

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Pennsylvania Pork Producers team up with Feeding PA to fight hunger

January 18, 2017

Throughout the 2016-2017 seasons, the Pennsylvania Pork Producers’ Council has teamed up with Feeding Pennsylvania to fight hunger and provide protein power to our food banks. Through the Sack Out Hunger and Block Hunger partnerships, the Council donates 50 pounds of pork for every sack made by the Penn State Nittany Lions football team, and […]

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Fill a Glass with Hope® 2017 Kickoff a Success

January 6, 2017

The 2017 Fill a Glass with Hope® campaign kicked off on Friday, January 6 at the Pennsylvania Farm Show! The event was action-packed and featured entertainment by The Voice contestant Olivia Farabaugh, remarks by Pennsylvania Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding, retired NFL players Charlie Batch and Sean Landeta, representatives from PA Keystone Champion sponsors FirstEnergy Foundation […]

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Save the Date: Fill a Glass with Hope at the PA Farm Show, January 6, 2017

December 21, 2016

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Feeding Pennsylvania featured by Independent Sector on PA Nonprofit Profile

December 8, 2016

Independent Sector published nonprofit sector profiles for each state, outlining the impact of nonprofits on each state. Feeding Pennsylvania was featured as a charity that benefits Pennsylvania communities by providing vital community services: “The food banks comprising Feeding Pennsylvania collectively serve more than 2 million hungry individuals each year by delivering more than 110 million […]

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