Sixteen million children were on food stamps as of last year, the highest number since 2008
Dr. Hans Kersten honored at Hunger Fighter Awards
The Coalition partnered with nearly 60 organizations to submit a briefing paper on hunger in Pennsylvania
The Coalition partnered with 57 organizations on a briefing paper for Governor-elect Tom Wolf entitled Meeting Pennylvania's Hunger Challenge. This paper highlights the impact of hunger on children and older residents, the state's effort to fight hunger and how to maximize participating in federal nutrition programs. It also includes reccomendations for actions that Governor-elect Wolf should take once he enters office on January 20, 2015. Click the link below to read the full paper.
Casino closures and New Jersey opting out of the Farm Bill's "Heat and Eat" provision has led to unprecedented volume at area food pantries
A new study finds that incentives to purchase fruits and vegetables help low-income families eat healthier
Eagles fans donate enough healthy food to serve Coalition's Green Light Pantries for several months
Eagles Care raised 3,200 lbs of healthy food for the Coalition's Green Light Pantries
#GivingTuesday promotes giving back to charitable causes around the world
By Alfred Lubrano
Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday are about accumulating stuff.
Giving Tuesday is about giving back.
Tuesday is the third Giving Tuesday, a day dedicated to charitable giving throughout the world.
VIDEO: The Eagles partnership with the Coalition and other organizations is highlighted
By Miguel Marquez
The Coalition's relationship with the Philadelphia Eagles is highlighted, with a focus on the Green Light Pantry launched by the Coalition in 2013