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Our tenacious Congressional Hunger Fellow, Corey Yarbrough, produced this video on issues surrounding the National Food Stamp Program in Allegheny County. It features interviews with food stamp consumers and advocates, and dispells many myths about the program. Yarbrough is currently completing his Hunger Fellowship in Washington, D.C., where he will screen the video at FRAC […]

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Food Stamps make a Difference

Did you know that only about two thirds of Allegheny County residents who are eligible for food stamps actually receive them? Since August, Just Harvest has been working on our Food Stamps Make a Difference Campaign in partnership with the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare to increase participation in the National Food Stamp Program. With […]

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$600K and Counting!

Last week, refunds received by Just Harvest’s clients hit the $600,000 mark! This is a tremendous benefit to Allegheny County’s low- and moderate-income workers, and a terrific economic boost to the Pittsburgh area! Thanks again to all our hard-working tax preparers and volunteers. On Monday, Feb. 11, we’ll finally be able to begin submitting returns […]

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Tax Time!

Just Harvest kicked off our sixth season of doing free tax preparation for low-income workers with a bang! Our office is bustling with a dozen tax preparers and numerous clients taking advantage of our services. Despite the aggressive “quick refund” ad campaigns by Jackson Hewitt, H&R Block, and other paid preparers, we’re meeting more new […]

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