Rich Piccolotti a volunteer with the Weinberg Northeast Regional Food Bank talks about being a partner with Eyewitness News with Feeding NEPA and food bank director for the Weinberg Food Bank Gene Brady tells us that COVID-19 has created more need than ever before.
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — September is “National Hunger Action Month” and a local organization says the need to feed has increased since the pandemic. Food insecurity is something that affects people from all backgrounds. This month, the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank is spreading awareness in an effort to end hunger in our communities. “There’s […]
JENKINS TOWNSHIP, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) It’s week two of the Eyewitness News campaign Feeding NEPA which aims to get food onto the tables of a growing number of families in need. Thursday, we checked in with one of three local food banks benefiting from the campaign. The bin of fresh produce you see at Weinberg […]
HARRISBURG, DAUPHIN COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) Good news for a food bank Eyewitness News has been working with during our “Feeding NEPA” campaign, the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank received a $125,000 donation from Sheetz For the Kidz, a charitable organization run by Sheetz. The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank is one of 27 food banks to receive funding […]
WILLIAMSPORT, LYCOMING COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) — Food insecurity is a serious issue that impacts hundreds of thousands in NEPA. That number has increased since the pandemic began earlier this year. The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank has been overwhelmed with demand due to COVID-19. Jeremy Person, warehouse associate at Central Pennsylvania Food Bank, told Eyewitness News, “It […]
WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Eyewitness News visited the Weinberg Northeast Regional Food Bank for the kickoff our our summer “Feeding NEPA” campaign. “Feeding NEPA is going to be a huge opportunity for us to be able to get food to those in need out in this incredible community that we are blessed to be […]