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Neighbors in the Strip

Neighbors in the Strip | Pittsburgh Hunger | Scoop.it
The Strip...a Pittsburgh landmark neighborhood where you will find fresh fish, produce, Italian markets, Greek markets, Mexican markets, Eastern markets, Asian markets, furniture makers, antique stores, dried and fresh flowers, home accessories,...
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Is Homeless Crackdown A Sign Of Compassion Fatigue?

Is Homeless Crackdown A Sign Of Compassion Fatigue? | Pittsburgh Hunger | Scoop.it
(RNS) A growing number of cities across the United States are making it harder to be homeless.Philadelphia recently banned outdoor feeding of people in city parks.
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Zombie Crawl in the Monroeville Mall - June 24, 2012

Zombie Crawl in the Monroeville Mall - June 24, 2012 | Pittsburgh Hunger | Scoop.it
... the Chapel seen in the opening scenes of the classic Night of the Living Dead. All participating Zombies are encouraged to donate a non-perishable food product, to help support the Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.
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Solomon's words for the wise: Pennsylvania Education Department ...

Solomon's words for the wise: Pennsylvania Education Department ... | Pittsburgh Hunger | Scoop.it
A free school lunch is the only full meal that some children receive all day, which means the end of the school year can put those children at risk of hunger. The U.S. Department of Agriculture, or USDA, created the program to ...
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Daily Kos: Suddenly Homeless Part 7 - Battling Hunger

Daily Kos: Suddenly Homeless Part 7 - Battling Hunger | Pittsburgh Hunger | Scoop.it
He'd stopped unpacking cartons of dented canned goods donated by a Pennsylvania wholesaler long enough to speak with me. “We could give away 20 if we had the stock.” Roughly one-in-seven children and an even ...
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Pennsylvania farmers cultivate customers on assistance - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Pennsylvania farmers cultivate customers on assistance - Pittsburgh Post Gazette | Pittsburgh Hunger | Scoop.it
Pennsylvania farmers cultivate customers on assistancePittsburgh Post GazetteThat, plus the economic downturn, helped drive an increase in the number of stores ...
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FCMS Food Drive - Upper St. Clair, PA Patch

FCMS Food Drive - Upper St. Clair, PA Patch | Pittsburgh Hunger | Scoop.it
The students of the 8th grade CT Algebra classes will be conducting a food drive to collect donations for the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank. This food drive will take place from Friday May 18th through Thursday May 24.
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SCNs Collect for National Food Drive - News from the Sisters of ...

SCNs Collect for National Food Drive - News from the Sisters of ... | Pittsburgh Hunger | Scoop.it
The goods were taken to a local food pantry in Pittsburgh, the North Hills Community Outreach. The Sisters have been very generous and will make life better for several hungry families. They have a very good reason to feel ...
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Food bank donations fall in summer; three Fill-a-Truck drives to respond to need - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

Food bank donations fall in summer; three Fill-a-Truck drives to respond to need - Pittsburgh Post Gazette | Pittsburgh Hunger | Scoop.it
Food bank donations fall in summer; three Fill-a-Truck drives to respond to needPittsburgh Post GazetteEach month the pantries distribute more than 37000 pounds of food.
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Program helps feed kids for free over the summer

Programs on Pittsburgh's Southside that offer free meals to children in the summer. 

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Eating on $5 a day - Daily Local News

Eating on $5 a dayDaily Local News“Every day in Philadelphia, and in the state of Pennsylvania, and around the country, people rely on food stamps to make ends meet,” said Carey Morgan, executive director of the Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against...
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W.A.R. Against Hunger - MEETinPITTSBURGH Make New Friends

W.A.R. Against Hunger - MEETinPITTSBURGH Make New Friends | Pittsburgh Hunger | Scoop.it
Pittsburgh ... Our goal is to raise money in support of our efforts to eliminate hunger in our community, while also raising participants' awareness of the benefits of incorporating health and wellness practices into their daily routine.
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New consultancy reduces food waste and makes Philadelphia firms more green - Teatro Naturale

New consultancy reduces food waste and makes Philadelphia firms more greenTeatro Naturale... listening to another claim that no one went hungry in their affluent community.
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Hunger Awareness Month #BlogMob #Hunger

Hunger Awareness Month #BlogMob #Hunger | Pittsburgh Hunger | Scoop.it
Despite it being 3/4 of the way through the year, September is a time for new beginnings. School goes back into session. For those of you (like me) who are Jewish, Rosh Hashanah brings about the Ne...
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Giant has Limited Reusable Bag for Children's Miracle Network - Patch.com

Giant has Limited Reusable Bag for Children's Miracle Network - Patch.com | Pittsburgh Hunger | Scoop.it
Giant has Limited Reusable Bag for Children's Miracle NetworkPatch.comCarlisle, PA – In recognition of its ongoing partnership with Children's Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN), GIANT Food Stores and MARTIN'S Food Markets today announced the...
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Pennsylvania Education Department Reminds Families of Free Summer Meal Program - MarketWatch (press release)

Pennsylvania Education Department Reminds Families of Free Summer Meal ProgramMarketWatch (press release)A free school lunch is the only full meal that some children receive all day, which means the end of the school year can put those children at...
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Hunger Games and the Taxpayer Protection Pledge - phillyBurbs.com (blog)

Hunger Games and the Taxpayer Protection Pledge - phillyBurbs.com (blog) | Pittsburgh Hunger | Scoop.it
Hunger Games and the Taxpayer Protection PledgephillyBurbs.com (blog)Analysts in Pennsylvania report 5.6 percent of senior adults were at risk of hunger on a daily basis in 2011. ABC News reported this year that one in four children ...
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Pittsburgh News Now: Demand for local fresh food is up in ...

... Pittsburgh Food Policy Council have pulled together farmers, distributors, food banks, university researchers and government agencies all interested in using local foods to help drive economic development and create jobs; ...
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Lunches At Its Soup Kitchen

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According to data from the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, in 2010, nationwide food-stamp use surpassed 40 million for the first time ever, and about half of those who use food stamps are children.
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City Walkabout: 'Cooking Well With Cans,' other tips at the food pantry - Pittsburgh Post Gazette

City Walkabout: 'Cooking Well With Cans,' other tips at the food pantry - Pittsburgh Post Gazette | Pittsburgh Hunger | Scoop.it
City Walkabout: 'Cooking Well With Cans,' other tips at the food pantryPittsburgh Post GazetteThe shelter and a food pantry are programs of the Northside Common Ministries on Brighton Avenue. Ms.
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The father of the Philadelphia farmer's markets - Philadelphia Inquirer

The father of the Philadelphia farmer's markets - Philadelphia Inquirer | Pittsburgh Hunger | Scoop.it
The father of the Philadelphia farmer's marketsPhiladelphia InquirerIn Madison, Pierson and his wife got involved in a food bank, set up a food co-op, and started a food-buying club that would serve as a model for Farm to City's Winter Harvest.
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Boy Scout Collects Food For Annual Drive - CBS Pittsburgh

Boy Scout Collects Food For Annual Drive - CBS Pittsburgh | Pittsburgh Hunger | Scoop.it
Boy Scout Dakota Chirdon fills the last few boxes of food for the North Hills Food Bank and Jubilee Kitchen in the Hill District. The Eagle Scout collected more than 2,000 items for this year's "Scouting for Food" drive.
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Article about Stamp Out Hunger Drive

Article about Stamp Out Hunger Drive | Pittsburgh Hunger | Scoop.it
Pittsburgh's site for news, sports, entertainment, opinion and more. Breaking news all day long and headlines from more than 15 local, trusted newspapers.
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Lehigh Valley area company news - Allentown Morning Call

Lehigh Valley area company news - Allentown Morning Call | Pittsburgh Hunger | Scoop.it
Lehigh Valley area company newsAllentown Morning Call... recent Bag Hunger campaign. During the two-week campaign, Feb. 26 to March 10, customers were asked to donate $1 at check-out to benefit their local regional food bank.
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Letter carriers 'Stamp Out Hunger' food drive is May 12

Letter carriers 'Stamp Out Hunger' food drive is May 12 | Pittsburgh Hunger | Scoop.it
Residents throughout Pennsylvania are being asked to help feed the needy by participating in the “Stamp Out Hunger” Food Drive sponsored by the National Association of Letter Carriers in conjunction with the U.S.
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