In the News

Our nine 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.

Helping Harvest Fresh Food Bank: March – June Featured Work

June 25, 2020

Helping Harvest and The Reading Fightin Phils Team Up The Reading Fightin Phils went to bat for their neighbors in need. The team partnered with the Helping Harvest food bank to host a pop-up food distribution […]

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Second Harvest Food Bank of Northwest Pennsylvania: March – June Featured Work

June 25, 2020

Chef-made Meals Distributed in Erie County The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in major economic and social impacts. Due to social distancing guidelines, many states ordered the closure of all bars and restaurants. With shelter orders […]

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Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Northeast Regional Food Bank: March – June Featured Work

June 25, 2020

Weinberg Northeast Regional Food Bank joined WNEP’s Special Edition of Feed A Friend With so many people out of work because of the COVID-19 pandemic, families who never had to ask for help before are […]

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Community Food Warehouse of Mercer County: March – June Featured Work

June 25, 2020

Secretary of Agriculture visited Mercer County farm to highlight the $20 million CARES Act support and relief for Pennsylvania’s dairy farmers In June, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding visited the Ralph Moore Dairy Farm in Mercer, […]

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Philabundance: March – June Featured Work

June 25, 2020

Loree D. Jones Named New Cheif Executive Officer of Philabundance  In May, Philabundance announced the selection of Loree D. Jones as chief executive officer, succeeding Glenn Bergman, who left the organization at the end of […]

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Westmoreland County Food Bank: March – June Featured Work

June 24, 2020

USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue joined the Westmoreland County Food Bank Drive-Thru Distribution In May, Westmoreland County Food Bank hosted a drive-thru distribution through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Farmers to Families Program. The event was […]

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