• Action Against Hunger

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

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  • Food Stamps in Demand

     According to the PA Department of Public Welfare (DPW), food stamp participation in Allegheny County rose in May 2009 for the 18th consecutive month.  It is now at 127,191 (up 10% from a year ago). (more…)

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    Food Stamp participation continues to rise

    The April data from the Department of Public Welfare (DPW) just arrived, and food stamp participation in Allegheny County rose for the 17th consecutive month. It is now at 125,834 (up 9.1% from a year ago.) Statewide, participation set yet another all-time record, at 1,339,541 (which is 12.4% higher than a year ago.) Even more […]

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