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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Food-focused nonprofits aim to feed the need

“Thursday is the final date for filing charitable contributions on your 2020 tax return, and several local food-focused nonprofits could use the help. Hunger has nearly doubled in the region this year….”

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Wolf: COVID relief will help but doesn’t go far enough

“Gov. Tom Wolf said Tuesday that a COVID relief bill passed by Congress will bring needed help but that the federal government must do more. ‘We should celebrate the aid this bill has secured, but we need to continue advocating for the additional support Pennsylvanians — and all Americans — need during these difficult times,’ […]

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Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle

Gratitude Shabbat

Repair the World Pittsburgh and OneTable are hosting their first Shabbat Dinner of the cohort year! They invite you to join them for a night of joy and gratitude as they move into this next chapter of their story–and what better way to celebrate than with food justice partners, Grow Pittsburgh, Just Harvest, and 412 […]

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Store’s Closure Highlights Food Desert Problem

“The closure of Duquesne’s only supermarket highlights the larger problems, caused by poverty, that plague residents of the Mon Valley, social justice advocates said on Saturday. During a meeting outside the recently closed Save-a-Lot store on Duquesne Boulevard, advocates said the loss of the supermarket is having a severe impact on city residents who don’t […]

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Pittsburgh City Paper

After Duquesne’s only grocer closed, groups call to address poverty in the Mon Valley

“The recent shuttering of Duquesne’s only grocery store has spurred several advocacy groups into action to call for help to address poverty in Pittsburgh’s Mon Valley region. Today, local organizations will hold a Pennsylvania Poor People’s Campaign event at the plaza where the Save-A-Lot, the only grocery store in town, was recently shut down. It is […]

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