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…

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…