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Colbert Report

Is CBS the new FOX? Setting the record straight on welfare fraud, Part 1

We at Just Harvest were very pleased with all the serious and sorely needed national news coverage of our October 30 public meeting with the head of the Department of Public Welfare. Unfortunately, this was soon followed by a CBS “news” piece on an anonymous DPW whistleblower perpetuating the worst kinds of myths about welfare.

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25th Annual Harvest Celebration Dinner

Pictures from our 25th Annual Harvest Celebration Dinner

Our 25th Anniversary Harvest Celebration Dinner was a great success! 400 supporters helped us raise over $28,000! This support will greatly aid our efforts to reduce barriers to public benefits, educate and mobilize communities, and strengthen the anti-poverty safety net on behalf of the tens of thousands of poor and low-income families in Allegheny County. Remembering […]

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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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