Increase PASS & SFPP!

Tell State Lawmakers to #SupportPaFoodBanks The State Food Purchase Program (SFPP) and Pennsylvania Agricultural Surplus System (PASS) are PA’s two main anti-hunger programs and they both need to be adequately funded as demand remains high. We need your help to advocate for $24 million for SFPP and $5 million for PASS in the state’s 2021-22…

Glen Willow Orchards

The Chester County Food Bank is focused on increasing the distribution of fresh produce and PASS funding helps them to enhance their commitment to supporting local growers. They prioritize partnerships with Chester County growers, such as Glen Willow Orchards. Glen Willow Orchards owner, Steve Rosazza, has partnered with the Chester County Food Bank since 2014….

HPI Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteering comes in all kinds of flavors! Test out your food photography skills by taking photos for our website and social media posts. This is an easy, flexible, (and delicious!) way to volunteer your time. Our goal is to get new photos for all HPI recipes on feedingpa.org/hpi. How To Help: If you are interested…

Celebrate Hear the PA Crunch!

Are you an organization, business, or individual that believes that every child deserves access to healthy, nutritious food? National School Breakfast Week is right around the corner and we need your help spreading the message! Feeding Pennsylvania is getting ready for our annual “Hear the Pennsylvania Crunch!” Campaign — a statewide effort to show the…

Should I host a food drive?

Feeding Pennsylvania is discouraging traditional food drives in order to better allocate employee and volunteer time to mission-critical activities like packing food boxes, sorting bulk produce, and conducting enhanced cleaning procedures. Rather than bringing people together in person or encouraging them to go out shopping for a traditional food drive, we are asking for groups…

Pennsylvania’s Charitable Food Network Remain Open to Serve.

To our partners in the charitable food network: Please be advised that regardless of the Pennsylvania mandates for business closing, quarantine, and/or sheltering, the charitable food network will always be exempt. Our work on the front lines to fight food insecurity across the Commonwealth is considered life sustaining work. This work includes that of food…

It’s American Heart Month and National Canned Food Month!

February celebrates American Heart Month and National Canned Food Month, and contrary to popular belief, canned foods can be a big part of a heart-healthy diet. Canned vegetables, fruit, beans and lean meat not only provide essential nutrients, but can also be convenient, affordable, help reduce food waste, and ensure people have access to a…