Despite an improving economy, 13.3% of Pa. households reported that they struggled to buy enough food during 2016–2017, according to a new report.
Pittsburgh United and One Pennsylvania issued a joint statement in response to the Supreme Court’s Janus vs. AFSCME decision. Just Harvest is a member of Pittsburgh United.
Their new plan and a revised federal grant application will better serve the Mon Valley. This victory comes after hundreds of riders, bus drivers, advocates, and a variety of stakeholders have mobilized for months to raise concerns about the Port Authority’s Bus Rapid Transit plan.
Free tax assistance helps low-income Allegheny County residents to maximize their refunds Pittsburgh, PA — On Saturday, February 10, Just Harvest and Repair the World Pittsburgh are hosting Pittsburgh’s first-ever Taxathon, a day-long event to raise awareness about the availability of free tax services and to celebrate Just Harvest’s 16th year of providing free tax assistance. […]
The anti-hunger organization joins Pittsburghers for Public Transit, Mon Valley riders, stakeholders in speaking out against planned 61ABC bus route cuts, increased fares WHAT: Press conference and rally, then testimony at Port Authority Board public meeting WHEN: Friday, Jan 26 – Rally at 8:45am then testimony at Port Authority board meeting at 9:30am WHY: To […]
When it comes to eating a healthy diet, millions of Americans age 65 and over face a double whammy: a fixed income, and rising food costs.
Former school food worker Stacy Koltiska, Hunger Free America’s Joel Berg, and our Ken Regal are calling on Congress to make free school meals available for all children.
Just Harvest is honored to be one of the 17 organizations participating in Greater Pittsburgh Nonprofit Partnership’s nonpartisan Nonprofit Vote voter engagement program for the 2016 election.
Poverty in Pennsylvania and Allegheny County failed to significantly improve between 2013 and 2014, and is particularly affecting children and minorities. Looming cuts to federal funding for safety net and human needs programs could be disastrous.
Beginning in May, shoppers using food stamps at farmers markets will be getting more bang for their buck. For every $5 a shopper spends using their food stamps at fourteen participating area farmers markets, they’ll receive an additional $2 coupon to spend on fruits and vegetables.