Feeding Pennsylvania, Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, and Pennsylvania Dairy Princess Promotion Services, Inc. to Host Charity 5k Run/Walk

Feeding Pennsylvania, Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, and Pennsylvania Dairy Princesses Promotion Services, Inc. are partnering to host the first annual “Moovin’ 4 Milk 5k Run/Walk” where all proceeds benefit the The Fill a Glass with Hope ® program. State College, Pa. (5/4/2023) — Feeding Pennsylvania, the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, and the Pennsylvania Dairy Princesses…

Little Leaf Farms Celebrates Growth in Pennsylvania and Announces Plans to Open New Greenhouse in Fall 2023

Governor Josh Shapiro Attended Ceremony on May 31 DEVENS, Mass., May 31, 2023 – Little Leaf Farms, the country’s #1 brand of packaged lettuce sustainably grown through controlled environment agriculture (CEA), is announcing it will open a new state-of-the-art greenhouse in McAdoo, Pennsylvania this fall. This will be the fifth greenhouse for Little Leaf Farms, and the brand’s second greenhouse…

Support for Anti-Hunger Programs Included in State Budget

PASS receives $2 million boost, SFPP funded at 2021-22 level HARRISBURG, Pa. (Feb. 8, 2022) — Gov. Tom Wolf’s proposed 2022-23 General Fund budget would increase funding by $2 million for the Pennsylvania Agricultural Surplus System (PASS) while holding the line on the State Food Purchase Program (SFPP), two of the state’s most important anti-hunger…

Senator Casey joins Feeding Pennsylvania to visit PA Farm, Highlights Charitable Food Network and Agriculture Partnerships

Berwick, PA – US Senator Bob Casey today joined Feeding Pennsylvania at Brian Campbell Farms in Columbia County to discuss the PASS program, TEFAP, and opportunities for more farmers to benefit from federal funding while delivering nutritious PA Grown food to low-income families. Brian Campbell Farms is one of more than 165 farms in Pennsylvania…

National Pennsylvania Day

AMERICA250PA ANNOUNCES ITS PENNSYLVANIA DAY INITIATIVE FOR 250TH ANNIVERSARY IN PARTNERSHIP WITH FEEDING PENNSYLVANIA PENNSYLVANIA, July 20, 2020 – 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…

Budget Increases Funding for State’s Anti-Hunger Programs

SFPP, PASS receive additional support in FY 2021-22 Budget HARRISBURG, Pa. (June 28, 2021) — Two of the state’s most important anti-hunger programs, the State Food Purchase Program (SFPP) and the Pennsylvania Agricultural Surplus System (PASS), received a boost in the final 2021-22 General Fund budget to address an increased demand that continues to strain…

AgChoice Farm Credit to Donate $50K to Feeding PA and Designated Food Banks

HARRISBURG, Pa. (DATE) — This Thanksgiving, AgChoice Farm Credit will donate a $50K donation to Feeding Pennsylvania to make more meals possible in communities this holiday season. The donation will be distributed amongst six of Feeding PA’s member food banks located in communities served by AgChoice Farm Credit and will be tailored toward Pennsylvania agricultural products….

Despite Cancelation, PSECU Chips In Golf Outing raises $40K for Beneficiary Feeding Pennsylvania

Harrisburg, PA (September 14, 2019) – While the fourth annual PSECU Chips In Golf Outing was canceled due to complications arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, the credit union and the event’s partners have successfully raised more than $40K for the event’s beneficiary – Feeding Pennsylvania. “Many of the PSECU Chips In Golf Outing participants, like our vendor partners, come…

USDA Approves Statewide Plan for Disaster Food Distribution

HARRISBURG, Pa. (March 30, 2020) — Following a statewide advocacy effort from the state’s entire federal congressional delegation, along with Gov. Tom Wolf and state food bank and agricultural industry advocates, Pennsylvania Agriculture Sec. Russell Redding has received federal approval for the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture to operate a Disaster Household Distribution program. The U.S. Department of Agriculture…

Pennsylvania’s Charitable Food Network Responding to Virus

HARRISBURG, Pa. (March 13, 2020) — With the continuing spread of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) nationally and daily changes taking place across the commonwealth, Pennsylvania’s charitable food network has been adopting new policies and practices to ensure the good health and safety of its clients, partners, volunteers, staff and supporters, as member agencies are on the…