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Feeding Pennsylvania

Feeding Pennsylvania Feeding Pennsylvania is the partner state association with Feeding America representing nine Feeding America Food Banks across the Commonwealth.

Feeding Pennsylvania is a partnership formed among nine of Pennsylvania’s Feeding America member food banks. The mission of Feeding Pennsylvania is to assist our members in securing food and other resources for themselves and for people in need and to provide a collective voice on the issues of hunger and food access.

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For the Pennsylvania FBLA 2021-22 state project and the ‘Biggest Food Fight’ in Pennsylvania, students across the state:...
04/14/2022

For the Pennsylvania FBLA 2021-22 state project and the ‘Biggest Food Fight’ in Pennsylvania, students across the state:

📦Volunteered
📢Advocated
🗣Educated
💵Fundraised

We are so incredibly grateful and impressed that they raised over $25,500 throughout the school year. This donation will help our food banks to provide even more healthy and nutritious food to Pennsylvania families.

Last night, Feeding PA team members had a great time at the annual PennAg banquet! Thanks to our relationships in the ag...
04/14/2022

Last night, Feeding PA team members had a great time at the annual PennAg banquet!

Thanks to our relationships in the agriculture community, Feeding Pennsylvania’s food banks are able to rescue surplus food for our clients and prevent food waste while supporting Pennsylvania farmers, processors, and distributors.

🥕Learn More: www.feedingpa.org/pass

Happy #NationalGardeningDay!  Gardening is a great hobby to pick up as it begins to get warmer and the perfect way to gi...
04/14/2022

Happy #NationalGardeningDay!

Gardening is a great hobby to pick up as it begins to get warmer and the perfect way to give back to your community. Start a garden today and donate the surplus products to your local food bank!

🫑Find your local food bank for more information on donating products 👉 https://bit.ly/FoodBank-Finder

The Pennsylvania Agricultural Surplus System (PASS) provides an opportunity for Pennsylvania farms and processors to don...
04/13/2022
Agricultural Partnerships - Feeding Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Agricultural Surplus System (PASS) provides an opportunity for Pennsylvania farms and processors to donate fresh, nutritious food to Pennsylvania food banks while being reimbursed for the costs associated with harvesting, processing, packaging, and transporting these foods. A true win-win.

🐄 Learn More: www.feedingpa.org/pass

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture

What are Agricultural Partnerships? In Pennsylvania, there are more than 52,000 farms spanning over 7.3 million acres across the state. With this abundance of resources, there should be no reason anyone should be struggling with hunger, yet more than 2 million Pennsylvanians are struggling with hung...

Congratulations to our Board President and CEO of Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, Lisa Scales, for being selecte...
04/13/2022

Congratulations to our Board President and CEO of Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, Lisa Scales, for being selected as one of City and State PA’s Pittsburgh Power 100!

👩‍🍳 New HPI Recipes! PA Eats Ranging from fun treats such as Frozen Banana Pops to lunches like the Grape & Broccoli Sal...
04/12/2022

👩‍🍳 New HPI Recipes! PA Eats

Ranging from fun treats such as Frozen Banana Pops to lunches like the Grape & Broccoli Salad - check out these delicious and healthy recipes available on the PA HPI Recipes page to print or share digitally! Learn More 👉 www.feedingpa.org/hpi

April is #FinancialLiteracyMonth and the perfect time to take advantage of our partner, PSECU’s, library of financial ed...
04/12/2022

April is #FinancialLiteracyMonth and the perfect time to take advantage of our partner, PSECU’s, library of financial education tools. Check out their latest blog post to learn how to make smart money decisions on your child's behalf now to set them up to be in a healthy financial situation in the years to come.

💲 Learn More: bit.ly/financial-literacy-2

The Pennsylvania Agricultural Surplus System (PASS) provides an opportunity for Pennsylvania farms and processors to don...
04/12/2022

The Pennsylvania Agricultural Surplus System (PASS) provides an opportunity for Pennsylvania farms and processors to donate fresh, nutritious food to Pennsylvania food banks while being reimbursed for the costs associated with harvesting, processing, packaging, and transporting these foods. A true win-win. 🐄 Learn More: www.feedingpa.org/pass

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
Secretary Russell Redding

Did you know #volunteering can increase your happiness? 😊 #NationalVolunteerMonthResearch suggests that volunteering doe...
04/08/2022

Did you know #volunteering can increase your happiness? 😊 #NationalVolunteerMonth

Research suggests that volunteering doesn’t just help the community, but it can actually boost your mental health! Give yourself a boost and volunteer at your local food bank.

Locate your food bank to find volunteer opportunities near you! 📦 www.feedingpa.org/food-assistance/find-your-food-bank/

Join representatives from Feeding Pennsylvania and the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank on Wednesday, April 13th for a Pro...
04/07/2022

Join representatives from Feeding Pennsylvania and the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank on Wednesday, April 13th for a Producer Information Session with Penn State Coop Extension on the Local Food Purchasing Program that supports food waste reduction, compensation, and more!

What will you learn?
👩‍🌾 Goals of the LFPA program
🍑 What products are eligible
💲 What costs may be reimbursed by the program
🙋‍♂️ How to express interest in participating in the program
📦 Other opportunities to contribute to PA food banks and pantries

Register Today: https://bit.ly/3wGoJ3v

In March, the MARC distributed over 6,042,144 lbs. of produce, including:🧅385,920 lbs. - Onions🥕245,672 lbs. - Carrots🥔2...
04/06/2022

In March, the MARC distributed over 6,042,144 lbs. of produce, including:

🧅385,920 lbs. - Onions
🥕245,672 lbs. - Carrots
🥔244,900 lbs. - Potatoes
🍠236,000 lbs. - Sweet Potatoes
🥬202,000 lbs. - Cabbage
🌱96,000 lbs. - Rutabaga
🌰96,000 lbs. - Beets

Learn More: feedingpa.org/marc

#pennsylvania #food #foodbanks #fighthunger #feedingpa
#midatlantic #produce #variety #farm #foodbank

April is #FinancialLiteracyMonth and the perfect time to take advantage of our partner, PSECU’s, library of financial ed...
04/05/2022
Different Types of Savings Accounts

April is #FinancialLiteracyMonth and the perfect time to take advantage of our partner, PSECU’s, library of financial education tools. Check out their latest blog post to learn the different types of accounts available for your savings to help you make the best choice for your money and your needs.

💲 Learn More: https://bit.ly/financial-literacy-1

We’re breaking down the different types of accounts available for your savings to help you make the best choice for your needs.

“I’m a farmer and I want to connect farmers and the food they produce with people who need it. It’s a program where ever...
04/05/2022

“I’m a farmer and I want to connect farmers and the food they produce with people who need it. It’s a program where everyone wins. Farmers have a market and consumers get fresh, nutritious food they need.” - Emerald Valley Artisans

Learn more about how the Pennsylvania Agricultural Surplus System (PASS) supports PA food banks and PA agriculture:
🧀 www.feedingpa.org/pass

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture

It’s #NationalCarrotDay!  Carrots are a great way to add veggies and colors to your foods. Have them as a quick snack, o...
04/04/2022

It’s #NationalCarrotDay!

Carrots are a great way to add veggies and colors to your foods. Have them as a quick snack, or check out some of these recipes for ways to start incorporating more carrots into your everyday meals!

🥗Mediterranean Tuna Salad: bit.ly/CarrotDay-TunaSalad
🍅Vegetable Stew: bit.ly/CarrotDay-VeggieStew
🥕 Carrot Raisin Salad: bit.ly/CarrotDay-RaisinSalad

For more HPI recipes 👉 www.feedingpa.org/HPI

Pennsylvania Department of Health +PA Eats

April is #NationalVolunteerMonth 📦Feeding Pennsylvania and our member food banks want to recognize and thank our amazing...
04/04/2022

April is #NationalVolunteerMonth 📦

Feeding Pennsylvania and our member food banks want to recognize and thank our amazing volunteers for giving their time and energy into supporting our mission to fight hunger. We couldn’t do it without you!

Stay tuned throughout the month for new volunteer opportunities, volunteer highlights, and more!

👉 Get Involved: bit.ly/find-your-food-bank

This National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day, switch it up with this Overnight Oats Recipe!  This timeless combo is a great...
04/02/2022

This National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day, switch it up with this Overnight Oats Recipe!

This timeless combo is a great way to get out of your typical breakfast rut and try something new! Top with your favorite fruits or, add a dash of cinnamon to complete.

🍓 Overnight Oats: https://bit.ly/PBJ-OvernighOats
🚨 For more HPI recipes 👉 www.feedingpa.org/HPI

Pennsylvania Department of Health + PA Eats

Do you have any ripe bananas sitting around?  Use them up to make this quick and easy banana snack! Top this snack with ...
03/30/2022

Do you have any ripe bananas sitting around?

Use them up to make this quick and easy banana snack! Top this snack with your favorite nut butter and dried fruit. Packed full of healthy fats, this recipe will keep your mind in check all day!

🍌 Banana Snacks: https://bit.ly/Banana-Snacks
For more HPI recipes 👉 www.feedingpa.org/HPI

Pennsylvania Department of Health + PA Eats

Join representatives from Feeding Pennsylvania and the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank for a Producer Information Session...
03/28/2022
Local Food Purchasing Program with Feeding Pennsylvania: Producer Information Session

Join representatives from Feeding Pennsylvania and the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank for a Producer Information Session with Penn State Co-Op Extension on the Local Food Purchasing Program that supports food waste reduction, compensation, and more!

Who is this for?
🥕 Small, medium, and large-scale fruit and vegetable growers
🐄 Livestock farmers
🧀 Dairy farmers
🥩 Licensed food processing businesses

What will you learn?
👩‍🌾 Goals of the LFPA program
🍑 What products are eligible
💲 What costs may be reimbursed by the program
🙋‍♂️ How to express interest in participating in the program
📦 Other opportunities to contribute to PA food banks

Register Today: https://bit.ly/3wGoJ3v

Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture

Join representatives from Feeding Pennsylvania and the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank for information on supporting food waste reduction, compensation, and more!

It’s #NationalSpinachDay!  Did you know you can fulfill 100% of your daily vitamin A needs in just two cups of Spinach? ...
03/26/2022

It’s #NationalSpinachDay!

Did you know you can fulfill 100% of your daily vitamin A needs in just two cups of Spinach? Try this nutrient-packed smoothie for breakfast to start the day out on the right foot!

🥗 Green Smoothie Recipe: https://bit.ly/Greens-Smoothie
🥒 For more ways to add greens, visit: feedingpa.org/HPI

Pennsylvania Department of Health + PA Eats

A huge thank you to PA Moose Association for the generous $8,525 contribution!This donation will help Feeding Pennsylvan...
03/25/2022

A huge thank you to PA Moose Association for the generous $8,525 contribution!

This donation will help Feeding Pennsylvania and our 9 member food banks help Pennsylvanians who would otherwise go without food for themselves and their families. #endhunger #FeedPA #pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Agricultural Surplus System (PASS) connects Pennsylvania food banks with local agriculture to get more ...
03/25/2022
Agricultural Partnerships - Feeding Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Agricultural Surplus System (PASS) connects Pennsylvania food banks with local agriculture to get more nutritious food – including fresh fruits & vegetables, meats, eggs, dairy products – into the hands of Pennsylvanians at risk of hunger.

🥚 Learn More: www.feedingpa.org/pass
Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture

What are Agricultural Partnerships? In Pennsylvania, there are more than 52,000 farms spanning over 7.3 million acres across the state. With this abundance of resources, there should be no reason anyone should be struggling with hunger, yet more than 2 million Pennsylvanians are struggling with hung...

"The choice model is less volunteer intensive, so our volunteers are stocking and guiding our families rather than packi...
03/24/2022

"The choice model is less volunteer intensive, so our volunteers are stocking and guiding our families rather than packing boxes. It has been especially useful for the folks who walk to the pantry, because they can take what they need and come more frequently throughout the month.” PitCare, Inc. Operations Director, Heather Luimes.

🥕 Learn more about PA HPI and the success of the partnership between Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank & Pitcare: 👉 bit.ly/pgh-hpi Pennsylvania Department of Health

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For the Pennsylvania FBLA 2021-22 state project and the ‘Biggest Food Fight’ in Pennsylvania, students across the state: 📦Volunteered 📢Advocated 🗣Educated 💵Fundraised We are so incredibly grateful and impressed that they raised over $25,500 throughout the school year. This donation will help our food banks to provide even more healthy and nutritious food to Pennsylvania families.
Last night, Feeding PA team members had a great time at the annual PennAg banquet! Thanks to our relationships in the agriculture community, Feeding Pennsylvania’s food banks are able to rescue surplus food for our clients and prevent food waste while supporting Pennsylvania farmers, processors, and distributors. 🥕Learn More: www.feedingpa.org/pass
Happy #NationalGardeningDay! Gardening is a great hobby to pick up as it begins to get warmer and the perfect way to give back to your community. Start a garden today and donate the surplus products to your local food bank! 🫑Find your local food bank for more information on donating products 👉 https://bit.ly/FoodBank-Finder
The Pennsylvania Agricultural Surplus System (PASS) provides an opportunity for Pennsylvania farms and processors to donate fresh, nutritious food to Pennsylvania food banks while being reimbursed for the costs associated with harvesting, processing, packaging, and transporting these foods. A true win-win. 🐄 Learn More: www.feedingpa.org/pass Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture
Congratulations to our Board President and CEO of Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, Lisa Scales, for being selected as one of City and State PA’s Pittsburgh Power 100!
👩‍🍳 New HPI Recipes! PA Eats Ranging from fun treats such as Frozen Banana Pops to lunches like the Grape & Broccoli Salad - check out these delicious and healthy recipes available on the PA HPI Recipes page to print or share digitally! Learn More 👉 www.feedingpa.org/hpi
The Pennsylvania Agricultural Surplus System (PASS) provides an opportunity for Pennsylvania farms and processors to donate fresh, nutritious food to Pennsylvania food banks while being reimbursed for the costs associated with harvesting, processing, packaging, and transporting these foods. A true win-win. 🐄 Learn More: www.feedingpa.org/pass Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding
Congratulations to Cassandra Coleman and America250PA for this awesome feature on WNEP-TV! We are so proud of this incredible partnership and thankful for the leadership of America250PA.
Did you know #volunteering can increase your happiness? 😊 #NationalVolunteerMonth Research suggests that volunteering doesn’t just help the community, but it can actually boost your mental health! Give yourself a boost and volunteer at your local food bank. Locate your food bank to find volunteer opportunities near you! 📦 www.feedingpa.org/food-assistance/find-your-food-bank/
Join representatives from Feeding Pennsylvania and the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank on Wednesday, April 13th for a Producer Information Session with Penn State Coop Extension on the Local Food Purchasing Program that supports food waste reduction, compensation, and more! What will you learn? 👩‍🌾 Goals of the LFPA program 🍑 What products are eligible 💲 What costs may be reimbursed by the program 🙋‍♂️ How to express interest in participating in the program 📦 Other opportunities to contribute to PA food banks and pantries Register Today: https://bit.ly/3wGoJ3v
In March, the MARC distributed over 6,042,144 lbs. of produce, including: 🧅385,920 lbs. - Onions 🥕245,672 lbs. - Carrots 🥔244,900 lbs. - Potatoes 🍠236,000 lbs. - Sweet Potatoes 🥬202,000 lbs. - Cabbage 🌱96,000 lbs. - Rutabaga 🌰96,000 lbs. - Beets Learn More: feedingpa.org/marc #pennsylvania #food #foodbanks #fighthunger #feedingpa #midatlantic #produce #variety #farm #foodbank
Spread Love this Valentine’s Day – Support Your Local Food Bank! ♥ Donors and volunteers play an essential role in our efforts to end hunger in Pennsylvania. Join us in our fight by getting involved! 💵 Donate 📦Volunteer 🗣 Share on Social 📢Advocate Learn More: www.feedingpa.org