• Action Against Hunger

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

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  • Funding for The Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program

    At the beginning of the month, Secretary Ed Schafer announced that there will be $49 million will be given to elementary schools for fresh fruits and vegetables. The Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program will reach schools in all 50 states and also in the District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. Schafer […]

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    Grassroots recipe #6: One chicken, three meals

    What could be more economical than using one chicken for three meals? Just Harvest AA Heather Seiders contributed this trio of recipes. Most of the ingredients are used in two or more of these recipes, making it the perfect week meal plan for a budget. Chicken prices go up and down regularly, so be sure […]

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    Crossing the Poverty Line

    Crossing the Poverty Line: A Poverty Simulation was a huge success with over 75 attendees, including volunteers, staff from The Department of Public Welfare, other social service organizations, local and state elected officials. Many thanks to Rick Claypool, our AmeriCorps*VISTA volunteer and countless others who made this event possible. In Pittsburgh alone, there are more […]

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