» BENEFICIARIES: Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank network serves
more than 23 million meals yearly to children, individuals and families facing hunger
throughout 11 counties in southwestern Pennsylvania.
» MISSION: The mission of the Food Bank is to feed people in need and mobilize
our community to eliminate hunger.
» KEY EVENTS/INITIATIVES: To ensure all of our neighbors have access
to nutritious foods, Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank is working to increase
the amount of fresh produce we distribute from 24 percent in FY15 to 50 percent by
FY19. Additionally, to increase the number of individuals we serve, the Food Bank
is launching several new programs in FY16 including a pilot backpack program for
students on Pittsburgh’s Northside as well as Green Grocer, a mobile market solution
for food desert communities.
» GET INVOLVED: There are many ways for individuals, families and corporate
groups of all sizes to join the effort to solve hunger. Volunteer at our Duquesne
warehouse or community-based Produce to People distributions; email, call or tweet
your elected officials and urge them to help; or donate – $5 provides 25 meals.
COMMUNITY FOOD BANK
1 N. Linden St., Duquesne, PA 15110
» BENEFICIARIES: The Historical Society of Upper St. Clair and the Gilfillan
Farm serve western Pennsylvania in their search for the history of Upper St. Clair,
1800s western Pennsylvania farming and family life.
» MISSION: The Historical Society of Upper St. Clair operates to restore and
preserve The Gilfillan Farm. This mid-late 1800s working farm was designated as a
National Historical Place by the United States Department of the Interior for general
public educational, historical and cultural purposes and collection, cataloging and
preservation of the artifacts, land and landmarks related to the historical development
of the Upper St. Clair area.
» KEY EVENTS/INITIATIVES: The Historical Society of Upper St. Clair
participates in several seasonal events including a public open house in the spring
– the Upper St. Clair Community Day – as well as Fall Fest, an invitation-only
celebration in October. Education sessions on varied topics and private tours of the
Gilfillan Farm are available upon request. HSUSC’s Gilfillan Farm also serves as the
backdrop for photo sessions, weddings and events.
» GET INVOLVED: The Historical Society of Upper St. Clair is funded by past
and present generosities of members of the Greater Pittsburgh Community. Currently,
private donations are welcomed to assist with the restoration and repairs required
for the major structures on-site. For more information, visit hsusc.org and
THE HISTORICAL SOCIETY
OF UPPER ST. CLAIR
AND THE GILFILLAN FARM
1950 Washington Rd, Pittsburgh, PA 15241
412/835-2050; facebook.com/HSUSC, hsusc.org