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Report Finds that More Americans, Particularly Children, are at Risk of Hunger

August 6th, 2018|

In every part of the nation, a large number of households is experiencing food hardship — the inability to afford enough food for themselves and their families — according to a new report by the Food Research & Action Center. “How Hungry is America?” reveals that, after several years of

School Breakfast Mini-Grants Announced

May 16th, 2018|

Harrisburg, PA – As part of his School Breakfast Initiative to help more children start their day with a healthy meal, Gov. Tom Wolf today announced $900,000 from the inaugural round of grants to help 200 schools make breakfast available to all students and expand options for the children. “A healthy

PA Ranks 41st in School Breakfast Participation

February 20th, 2018|

Although more Pennsylvania students participated in school breakfast programs in 2016-2017, the state's ranking in the percentage of eligible students participating dropped to 41st in the nation, according to the scorecard recently released by the Food Research and Action Council. This annual report analyzes participation in the school breakfast program among

PA Hunger Leaders Advocate in D.C.

February 6th, 2018|

Eleven World Hunger Leaders from across Pennsylvania, joined Tracey and Lynn, to participate in the ELCA World Hunger Leadership Gathering, January 21-24. More than 150 leaders from across the country gathered at Reformation Lutheran Church, Washington, D.C., focusing on the theme “Until All Are Fed”. All in attendance were equipped

First Lady Highlights School Breakfast Initiative at Food Security Convening

June 21st, 2017|

"Ask any teacher and they will tell you that food is the basic school supply," said First Lady Frances Wolf as she addressed the first Local Food Alliances Convening held at the State Farm Show Complex, bringing together anti-hunger advocates, including ELCA hunger leaders, from around the state. Although one

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