Pitches and Politics Highlight Capitol All-Stars Game

Adversaries in the Pennsylvania Capitol came together today in the 7th annual Capitol All-Stars game to benefit two charities that help strike down hunger in PA.

Column: Congress has tool that can help build stronger communities and support farmers

One of our Feeding Pennsylvania member food banks outlines how passing a strong Farm Bill is an investment in communities.

Farm to Food Bank: Locally sourced products on frontline of food insecurity battle

Pat Crossley of the Williamsport Sun-Gazette highlights the Pennsylvania Agricultural Surplus System (PASS) and the efforts of the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture, and national yogurt company Painterland Sisters have made to provide Pennsylvanians experiencing food insecurity with fresh, local nutritious foods. Photo credit to the Williamsport Sun-Gazette.

Vogel: Hunger and Food Insecurity Impacts ALL Pennsylvanians

On September 20th, Sen. Elder Vogel, Jr. (R-47) and Rep. Emily Kinkead (D-20), co-chairs of the Legislative Hunger Caucus, stood with Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding; Pennsylvania Department of Human Services Secretary Valerie Arkoosh; Senate President Pro Tempore Sen. Kim Ward (R-39); Feeding Pennsylvania CEO Julie Bancroft; and Sen. Judy Schwank (D-11), as…

Shapiro Administration, Community Partners Highlight Importance of Charitable Food Network, Necessity of Food Assistance Programs During Hunger Action Month

Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Dr. Val Arkoosh, Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Deputy Secretary Cheryl Cook, Representative Patty Kim, Dauphin County Commissioner George Hartwick, Harrisburg Mayor Wanda Williams, Central PA Food Bank Joe Arthur, and Feeding PA Community Relations Manager Erin Haafke visited and held a press conference at Downtown Daily Bread on Thursday, September…

Calling All PA Breweries and Wineries to Join Us In The 2023 Hops & Vines for Hunger!

Feeding Pennsylvania, PA Eats, and Breweries in PA are joining forces with local breweries and wineries across the state through Hops and Vines for Hunger— a month-long, statewide fundraiser throughout the month of November. Since its inauguration in 2020, Hops and Vines for Hunger has raised over $33,000 that has supported our neighbors in Pennsylvania experiencing food insecurity. Read more…

Who Benefits when Benefits are Lost?: Considerations about the Reauthorization of the Farm Bill in 2023

Chris Hoffman, President of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau, highlights how The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP) and Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) not only benefit people and families experiencing food insecurity, but also benefit farmers across the country.

Weis Markets Donates $100k to Support Fill a Glass with Hope Campaign

Weis Markets […] donated $100,000 to support the Fill A Glass With Hope® campaign at its store in Selinsgrove, PA. Through Fill A Glass With Hope, the PA Dairymen’s Association, Feeding Pennsylvania and American Dairy Association North East work together to supply regional food banks with fresh milk to distribute to families in need.  The…

Capitol All-Star Softball Game “Bat Grab” Press Conference

Erin Haafke, Feeding PA’s Community Engagement Manager, spoke about the importance of supporting food banks and food-insecure Pennsylvanians at the Capitol Building in Harrisburg today. This media event highlighted the upcoming Capitol All-Stars Softball Game. A great partner of Feeding PA, the Capitol All-Stars Softball Game raises funds for PA’s charitable food network while spreading…

Weis Markets Partners with PA Dairymen’s Association, Feeding Pennsylvania, and ADANE to Celebrate World Milk Day

Weis Markets, PA Dairymen’s Association, Feeding Pennsylvania and American Dairy Association North East celebrated World Milk Day and National Dairy Month with the kickoff of the Fill A Glass With Hope® campaign at the company’s Macungie, Pennsylvania, store.