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ACTION ALERT: Stand Up for Poor Pennsylvanians – Tell Gov. Corbett to Drop the Food Stamp Asset Test!

  UPDATE: Although the asset limits have been raised, it does not change the immediate and negative impact that this policy’s implementation will have upon needy Pennsylvanians and taxpayers in a cash-strapped state!  Please read on for updated info, and sign the petition to stop the asset test at Change.org! Just Harvest and anti-hunger advocates […]

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Just Harvest 23rd Annual Harvest Celebration Dinner

Click here to buy your tickets online! Click here for more details! Just Harvest is pleased and honored to announce that former Member of Congress and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Agencies on Food and Agriculture Tony P. Hall will be the keynote speaker at our 23rd Annual Harvest Celebration Dinner, scheduled for October […]

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Network of Indian Professionals Teams Up with Just Harvest for “Jai Ho!”

The Pittsburgh chapter of Network of Indian Professionals (NetIP) has designated Just Harvest as a featured nonprofit under its ‘Charity is Color Blind’ program until December, 2011.  The national professional networking organization will kick off the partnership with ‘Jai Ho’, a celebration of India’s Independence Day, scheduled for Saturday, August 13, 9:00 p.m. at the […]

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Support Just Harvest – Fundraiser

 Just Harvest is pleased to announce that indie rock band My Morning Jacket is performing at Station Square Amphitheater in Pittsburgh on August 27th and has selected Just Harvest as their local charity beneficiary of $1.00 for every ticket sold.   Tickets are on sale now!  Click on the band’s name above to visit their website for more […]

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Take action to prevent new rounds of budget cuts!

HB 2435 closes tax loopholes in order to preservehealth and human services, education The unrelenting recession continued to take its toll on Pennsylvania’s state budget in April. The Commonwealth’s revenue shortfall reached $1.1 billion, and things could be worse by the time the fiscal year ends on June 30. Some senators are saying the state […]

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Take Action!

Last week, Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) introduced legislation that would improve young children’s access to nutritious meals in child care centers, family child care homes, and Head Start and Early Head Start programs. Many children are spending more hours in care as their parents need to work more and more hours to make ends meet. […]

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Upcoming Event: Retirement Luncheon for Joni Rabinowitz

Celebrate Joni’s 25 years at Just Harvest & meet our new co-director, Tara Marks . Thursday, January 14th  Noon – 2 p.m. Epiphany Church 1018 Centre Ave (across from Chatham Center) Wheelchair accessible  . We ask you to pay $20 per person to cover the cost of the luncheon All food is vegetarian and prepared by Springboard […]

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Just Vote

October 6th marks the deadline to submit voter registration forms, and Just Harvest’s Just Vote Campaign registered over 300 new voters over the past few months. On Friday, September 26th, Just Harvest joined the Pennsylvania League of Young Voters, Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania, and other organizations at the Allegheny County Jail to register inmates eligible […]

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