• Action Against Hunger

    We address hunger in Allegheny County at its root – economic injustice – through a focus on public policy and community food access.

    • Our monthly newsletter will provide you with the latest info, events, and opportunities to help you reduce hunger in your community.
  • Over $2.5 million with two weeks to go!

    With only two weeks left in our “Give Paychecks a Boost” campaign, Just Harvest tax preparers have completed over 1200 Federal tax returns free of charge, with clients receiving over $2.5 million dollars in refunds! The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is responsible for over half of the refund amount, “making work pay” for hundreds […]

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    State service providers down to bare bones

    Who is going to deliver all the important services, when there are no more workers left? We’re glad Gov. Rendell has additional funds to help vulnerable Pennsylvanians who are losing their jobs, but he MUST provide enough staff to deliver these critical services. The number of people receiving food stamp benefits is the highest in […]

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    Taxes and Obama’s stimulus plan

    The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA) is President Obama’s extensive vision for how the government will invest in America’s future. From health care to green technology to state budgets, the legislation represents a broad effort to return the country to a position of economic stability and prosperity. Included in these efforts are […]

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