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6 09, 2019

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently introduced a proposed rule that would severely restrict eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

2019-09-06T12:21:58+00:00

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently introduced a proposed rule that would severely restrict eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). If implemented, this rule would result in three million individuals around the country losing SNAP and 500,000 children losing access to free school meals. The new rule would particularly harm working [...]

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) recently introduced a proposed rule that would severely restrict eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)2019-09-06T12:21:58+00:00
28 08, 2019

Central Pennsylvania Food Bank’s Hunger Action Month Fundraising to Commence, Supported by a $20,000 Commitment from Presenting Sponsor PSECU

2019-08-28T16:00:38+00:00

Central Pennsylvania Food Bank’s Hunger Action Month Fundraising to Commence, Supported by a $20,000 Commitment from Presenting Sponsor PSECU Harrisburg, PA (August 28, 2019) – One in ten people, including one in six children, in Central Pennsylvania struggle with hunger. September is Hunger Action Month - a nationwide initiative to raise awareness and encourage action [...]

Central Pennsylvania Food Bank’s Hunger Action Month Fundraising to Commence, Supported by a $20,000 Commitment from Presenting Sponsor PSECU2019-08-28T16:00:38+00:00
1 08, 2019

Food Bank Receives $22,000 Grant from Darden Foundation to Help End Hunger

2019-08-01T20:41:43+00:00

  (Harrisburg, PA, August 1, 2019) — The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank announced today a $22,000 grant from The Darden Foundation to help provide more than 132,000 nutritious meals to thousands of families and individuals throughout 27 central Pennsylvania counties. One in nine individuals in central Pennsylvania, including one in six children, struggle with hunger.  [...]

Food Bank Receives $22,000 Grant from Darden Foundation to Help End Hunger2019-08-01T20:41:43+00:00
25 06, 2019

Central Pennsylvania Food Bank and Partners Announce Recommendations to End Hunger in York County

2019-06-25T14:09:19+00:00

Partners involved in the Seat at the Table report, with Pennsylvania First Lady Frances Wolf.  From left to right:  Joe Anne Ward-Cottrell, York County Food Alliance; Jennifer Powell, Central Pennsylvania Food Bank; Jennifer Brillhart, York County Food Bank; Joe Arthur, Central Pennsylvania Food Bank; Pennsylvania First Lady Frances Wolf; Kris Pollick, Catholic Harvest Food Pantry; [...]

Central Pennsylvania Food Bank and Partners Announce Recommendations to End Hunger in York County2019-06-25T14:09:19+00:00
13 06, 2019

Geisinger, Central Pennsylvania Food Bank honored for Fresh Food Farmacy collaboration

2019-06-13T13:39:25+00:00

Award highlights partnership addressing hunger and diabetes health Since launching the Fresh Food Farmacy in 2016, Geisinger and the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank have been working hand-in-hand to battle diabetes by supplying patients with food to help them better control their conditions. The collaboration has led to several honors for both organizations, most recently the [...]

Geisinger, Central Pennsylvania Food Bank honored for Fresh Food Farmacy collaboration2019-06-13T13:39:25+00:00
17 05, 2019

Red Nose Day is Coming – May 23

2019-05-17T14:26:38+00:00

Red Nose Day is all about making it fun to come together to raise money and awareness for children who need our help most, in America and around the world.  Red Nose Day's mission is to end child poverty - one nose at a time.  This year, Red Nose Day is Thursday, May 23. In [...]

Red Nose Day is Coming – May 232019-05-17T14:26:38+00:00
16 05, 2019

Top 40 U.S. Food Banks (We’re #8!)

2019-05-16T15:25:59+00:00

We were recently named 1 of the 40 Best Food Banks in the U.S., by the publication Wall St. 24/7. You'll find us at #8 (and the only food bank recognized from PA). We are incredibly proud of our mission of fighting hunger, improving lives and strengthening communities in central PA.  Read more at the [...]

Top 40 U.S. Food Banks (We’re #8!)2019-05-16T15:25:59+00:00
15 05, 2019

Serving the Community, One Person at a Time

2019-05-15T15:20:35+00:00

Stacey. Stephanie. Karen. These are just three of the thousands of individuals that benefit from the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank's partnership with more than 1,000 agencies and programs across 27-counties.  They regularly visit the food pantry on the grounds of a local elementary school in Harrisburg.  Their backgrounds and stories are varied, but their reasons [...]

Serving the Community, One Person at a Time2019-05-15T15:20:35+00:00
10 05, 2019

Impact: Local students give back

2019-05-15T19:51:10+00:00

The Lancer Chef Impact Group, taught by assistant director of food services Jonathan Hall at Loyalsock Township School District in Williamsport, Pa, recently stopped by the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank to heat things up in our community learning kitchen. The students in the group not only learn cooking skills throughout the school year, but they [...]

Impact: Local students give back2019-05-15T19:51:10+00:00