June 21, 2017

First Lady Highlights School Breakfast Initiative at Food Security Convening

“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 in five children in Pennsylvania...

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June 20, 2017

June 20 Local Food Alliances Best Practices Convening

Join First Lady Frances Wolf at the Governor’s Food Security Partnership Local Food Alliances Best Practices Convening at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex, 2300 N. Cameron St., Harrisburg.  Whether you are part of an established food alliance or are interested in starting one in your community, this event will give you an opportunity to learn...

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April 20, 2017

Hunger Leaders Urge Lawmakers to Expand School Breakfast

LAMPa and ELCA World Hunger leaders in Pennsylvania signed a letter delivered to lawmakers today as part of a statewide coalition urging an additional $2 million to expand school breakfast participation through alternative delivery methods. “Right now, 1 in 5 kids in Pennsylvania struggles with hunger. School breakfast is critical to ensure that kids get...

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