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.
Healthy Pantry Initiative: Meet our Registered Dietitian! Meet Megan Greevy, Healthy Pantry Initiative Program Coordinator and registered dietitian. Megan completed her undergraduate degree in Nutrition at Mansfield University, then went on to do her dietetic internship and master’s degree through East Carolina University in North Carolina. Prior to joining Feeding PA, Megan worked in healthcare […]Read more
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller and Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary for Market Development Cheryl Cook today joined the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank and Feeding Pennsylvania to urge Pennsylvanians to support their local food banks following the partial federal government shutdown. Every day, families turn to their local food banks to […]Read more
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Census: More workers on food stamps despite rise in median income A new U.S. Census report shows more workers are seeking food stamps despite an increase in median wages across the nation, Pennsylvania and Lehigh Valley. (Carol J. Gilmore/Special to The Morning Call) Steve Esack and Eugene TauberContact ReportersCall Harrisburg Bureau Pennsylvania has experienced a steady uptick […]Read more
By Philip Brasher and Spencer Chase Provisions expected to be in a new farm bill are designed to reduce the nation’s food waste by encouraging more growers as well as processors and retailers to donate ugly produce and surplus commodities that would otherwise be discarded. Among the provisions is one inserted in the House-passed farm bill to create […]Read more
Capitol All-Stars Softball Game On Monday, September 24th, the 3rd Annual Capitol All-Stars Softball Game was held at FNB Field on Harrisburg’s City Island. Despite the rain, all participants had a great night and played like pros. The Yins team won against the Youse 10-8. We hope to have another great game in 2019! Setting the […]Read more