In this season of hope, we need it more than ever | Lloyd E. Sheaffer
Let us all, leaders and constituents alike, engage ourselves fully in our holy days. Maybe then hope will thrive.
Pittsburgh advocacy groups and distillery hand out meals for families and pets just before Christmas
412 Food Rescue is teaming up with the Pittsburgh Aviation Animal Rescue Team and local distillery Maggie’s Farm Rum to distribute 420 grocery boxes and 400 bags of dog and cat food at the Heinz Field Gold Parking Lot 1 from 12-2 p.m. on Dec. 23.
412 Food Rescue pivots to keep serving Pittsburghers in need
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, Pittsburgh-based 412 Food Rescue didn’t do home food deliveries. An army of volunteers and a team of operations workers would coordinate pickups of surplus food from restaurants, grocery stores and other large organizations with leftover food to bring them to food pantries and organizations that serve people in need. “We have […]
In Pittsburgh, volunteers come together to help feed region’s Black residents
“Food insecurity is not a COVID-19 issue. It’s an issue that already exists, it’s just exacerbated,” one Pittsburgh volunteer said of the challenge she faces
‘Be Patient,’ central Pa. food suppliers, retailers tell consumers frustrated by empty shelves
Karns and other central Pennsylvania food suppliers urged patience as supply chains stabilize after weeks of uncertainty, and precautions are taken to promote health and safety.
Here’s how Pa. food banks are dealing with the COVID-19 outbreak – and what you can do to help
This story was updated at 4:10 p.m. on Friday, March 13 after Gov. Tom Wolf announced that Pennsylvania schools would close for two weeks. State officials are asking Pennsylvanians to avoid crowded spaces and group gatherings for the next two weeks to help slow the spread of COVID-19, a novel disease that had been found […]