America250PA Plans its Third Annual Pennsylvania Day Initiative

America250PA plans its third annual Pennsylvania Day Initiative in support of Feeding Pennsylvania and Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful



  • America250PA
  • Feeding Pennsylvania
  • Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful
  • The Giant Company
  • Natural Food Group
  • EQT Corporation
  • Pennsylvania Department of Transportation


July 20th is recognized as National Pennsylvania Day, and America250PA is preparing for their third annual volunteer effort across the Commonwealth. In support of Feeding Pennsylvania, presented by The Giant Company and Natural Food Group, America250PA will be staffing food banks across the Commonwealth to help feed Pennsylvanians in need. In addition this year, America250PA is expanding its efforts in support of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful. America250PA and EQT Corporation, in partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, awarded $18,900 in support of 11 projects that aim to improve communities and engage more volunteers. In total, volunteers will be present at 29 sites across the Commonwealth in the counties of Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Berks, Cameron, Chester, Clinton, Dauphin, Erie, Greene, Lackawanna, Lawrence, Luzerne, Lycoming, Mercer, Montgomery, Northampton, Philadelphia, Warren, Westmoreland, and York. Learn more about America250PA’s Pennsylvania Day at


Thursday, July 20, 2023 – see specific times and locations below


Feeding Pennsylvania Food Bank Locations:

  • Helping Harvest Fresh Food Bank – Reading, Berks County
    117 Morgan Drive, Reading, PA 19608
    8:30am–11am; 12:30pm–3pm
  • Hanna’s Pantry – Susquehanna Township, Dauphin County
    3500 Elmerton Ave, Harrisburg, PA 17109
  • Central Pennsylvania Food Bank – Harrisburg, Dauphin County
    1530 B Bobali Drive, Harrisburg, PA 17104
  • Central Pennsylvania Food Bank – Williamsport, Lycoming County
    3301 Wahoo Drive, Williamsport, PA 17701
    9am–11am; 1pm–3pm
  • Community Food Warehouse of Mercer County – Hermitage, Mercer County
    250 E Butler St, Mercer, PA 16137
    10am–12pm; 1pm–3pm; Myron’s Meal Mobile: 11am–2pm
  • Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank – Duquesne, Allegheny County
    1 N Linden St, Duquesne, PA 15110
    8:30am–12pm; 12:30pm–4:30pm
  • Philabundance – Philadelphia, Philadelphia County
    3616 S. Galloway St, Philadelphia, PA 19148
    9:15am–12pm; 12:45pm–3:30pm
  • Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest PA – Erie, Erie County
    1507 Grimm Drive, Erie, PA 16501
  • Second Harvest Food Bank of the Lehigh Valley and Northeast PA – Nazareth,
    Northampton County | 6969 Silver Crest Road, Nazareth, PA 18064
  • H & J Weinberg Northeast Pennsylvania Regional Food Bank, NEPA Regional
    Food Bank – Pittston, Luzerne County | 185 Research Dr, Pittston, PA 18640
    9am–12pm; 1pm–4pm
  • Westmoreland County Food Bank – Delmont, Westmoreland County
    100 Devonshire Dr, Delmont, PA 15626
  • Chester County Food Bank – Chester County
    -Exton Food Bank – 650 Pennsylvania Dr, Exton, PA 19341 | Multiple activities between 9am–4pm
    -Coatesville Community Garden – 24 S 1st Ave, Coatesville, PA 19320-3401 | 9am–12pm
    -Springton Manor Farm – 860 Springton Rd, Glenmoore, PA 19343 | 9am–12pm
  • York County Food Bank (Hunger Free PA) – York, York County
    15 Marianne Drive, York, PA 17406
  • Garden of Health, Inc – North Wales, Montgomery County
    201 Church Road, Suite A, North Wales, PA 19454

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Project Locations:

  • “BEAUTIFY ELLWOOD CITY” – Revitalization work with Beaver/Lawrence –
    Lawrence County | Lawrence Avenue from 4th to 9th Street
  • “Building Updates” – Revitalization work with Cameron County Recreation
    Center – Cameron County | 300 South Chestnut Street
  • “Community K-Pod Recycling” – Recycling event with Scranton Tomorrow –
    Lackawanna County | 307 Linden Street, Scranton PA 18503
    9am–12pm; 12pm–3pm; 3pm–6pm
  • “Easton Ambassadors” – Community Cleanup with Greater Easton
    Development Partnerships – Northampton County | GEDP’s headquarters
    are 325 Northampton Street in Easton, but the Easton Ambassadors service
    the downtown and West Ward neighborhoods
  • “Greene County Community Cleanup” – Community Cleanup with County of
    Greene – Greene County | Wisecarver Reservoir, Water Dam Rd (State Rte
    4035), Waynesburg, PA 15370
    9:30am start
  • “Improve Park Area” – Park build improvement with Crawford Township –
    Clinton County | 2861 Rauchtown Road, Jersey Shore, PA 17740
  • “Lincoln Cemetery Cleanup” – Community Cleanup with Adams County
    Historical Society – Adams County | 408 Long Ln, Gettysburg, PA 17325
  • “Making Philadelphia’s Neighborhoods Beautiful for the 250th” – Community
    Gardens with Philadelphia250 – Philadelphia County
    -Walnut Hill Community Farm – 4610 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19139 | 1pm–4pm
    -Belmont Charter Elementary School – 4030 Brown St, Philadelphia, PA 19104 |1pm–4pm
  • “Picnic Table Facelift Project” – Repair & painting with Sugarcreek Township –
    Armstrong County | 1511 State Route 268, Cowansville, PA 16218
    8am start
  • “Sandy Hollow Heritage Park & Thornbury Farm Heritage Center Cleanup
    Day” – Park build improvement with The County of Chester – Chester County| 1256 Thornbury Rd, West Chester, PA 19382
    8:30am–10:30am; 11am–1pm; 1:30pm–3:30pm
  • “2023 Township” – Revitalization work with Watson Township Supervisors –Warren County | 2011 Route 337 Tidioute, PA 16351
    9am start

NOTES: Please RSVP to



Cassandra Coleman, Executive Director

Erin Haafke, Community Relations Manager
Feeding Pennsylvania
P: 717-467-7553 | E: |

About America250PA:

The Pennsylvania Commission for the United States Semiquincentennial (America250PA) was established by the legislature and Governor in 2018 to plan, encourage, develop and coordinate the commemoration of the 250th anniversary of the founding of the United States, Pennsylvania’s integral role in that event, and the impact of its people on the nation’s past, present, and future. 

America250PA hopes to engage all citizens of the Commonwealth, from all 67 counties, bring the Commonwealth’s history into the conversation so Pennsylvanians can better understand the origins and multiple perspectives of issues facing our Commonwealth & nation today, use history to encourage and inspire future leaders, celebrate the contributions of Pennsylvanians to our Commonwealth’s history but also to our Nation’s history, leave a lasting impact on the next generation and to spark an interest in which will ignite the drive for them to appreciate all the triumphs, trials and tribulations to which contributed to the Commonwealth for which they are now writing their own history.

About Feeding Pennsylvania:
Feeding Pennsylvania is a collaborative effort of nine Feeding America-affiliated food banks in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The mission of Feeding Pennsylvania is to promote and aid our member food banks in securing food and other resources to reduce hunger and food insecurity in our communities and across Pennsylvania and to provide a shared voice on the issues of hunger and food access within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. For more information about Feeding Pennsylvania, please visit, and connect with us on FacebookTwitterLinkedIn, and Instagram.