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Penn State Health takes on food insecurity

Unique program "meets people where they are"
By Scott LaMar/WITF

Nearly 2 million Pennsylvanians effected by SNAP emergency allotments ending, local organizations share resources

On The Spark Thursday, Shelley Peterson, Community Progress Council’s Director of Housing Education, and Amy Hill, Director of Community Engagement and Advocacy for the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, joined us to discuss the impact of SNAP emergency allotments ending and resources to help SNAP recipients during this transition.

By Aniya Faulcon

Food insecurity is a concern in Pennsylvania, here’s what local organizations are doing about it

Joe Arthur, Executive Director of the Central Pennsylvania Food bank, and Dennis Curtin, Director of PR for Weis Markets joined us on Thursday’s Smart Talk to discuss the hunger crisis in Central Pennsylvania, its impact and what people can do to help.

By Aniya Faulcon

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Food insecurity is an issue in Central Pennsylvania

September is Hunger Action Awareness month and the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank is sounding the alarm.

By Staff

Central Pa. sees a big jump in the need for food assistance

Joe Arthur, the executive director of the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, indicated higher prices for food is a major factor in more people seeking assistance.

By Scott LaMar/WITF

Food insecurity and helping those in need

WITF is on the air with the central Pennsylvania Food bank for one day to raise money that goes toward feeding families.

By Scott LaMar/WITF

Food Insecurity in the United States

An NPR Special Report explores the extent of food insecurity in the U.S. Thursday November 12 at 2:00pm on WITF 89.5 & 93.3

By Fred Vigeant/WITF

Food bank use in Pa. triples amid coronavirus unemployment

“This new Emergency Food Hub is a game changer for us."
By Steve Marroni/PennLive