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.

Pennsylvania’s Charitable Food Network Responding to Virus

March 13, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pennsylvania’s Charitable Food Network Responding to Virus Food Banks Remain Open to Serve, But Need Community Help & Support HARRISBURG, Pa. (March 13, 2020) — With the continuing spread of the Coronavirus […]

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Feeding Pennsylvania Opposes the Proposed Rule that will Prevent thousands of Pennsylvanians from Receiving SNAP Benefits

February 21, 2020

Harrisburg, Pa. – Feeding Pennsylvania is the state association of Feeding America Food Banks, and our 9 member food banks serve nearly 2 million food insecure individuals annually, in all 67 counties, by distributing more […]

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

February 6, 2020

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 […]

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Helping Harvest: A Connection Through Service

January 30, 2020

While visiting the Helping Harvest Fresh Food Bank, the Feeding Pennsylvania team spoke with Jess Umbenhauer, the Director of Programs and Community Engagement, about her background and how she became an employee at Helping Harvest […]

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PA Farm Show Roundup

January 30, 2020

After another successful Fill a Glass with Hope® event, the Feeding Pennsylvania team had a busy week at the PA Farm Show this year! We attended the PA Preferred Reception, provided educational information about PASS at Public […]

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Fill a Glass with Hope® 2020 Press Release

January 6, 2020

  PA FIRST LADY AND AGRICULTURE SECRETARY JOIN FORMER NFL STAR, DAIRY INDUSTRY PARTNERS, FEEDING PENNSYLVANIA, AND BUSINESS LEADERS AT FOOD COURT OPENING CELEBRATION AND 2020 FILL A GLASS WITH HOPE® KICKOFF AT PA FARM […]

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