It was all hands on deck at the Poale Zedeck Synagogue in Squirrel Hill on Christmas Day.
His is a real rags to riches story. So, when he saw our stories earlier this month about needy families, a local business owner decided to give back in a special way this Christmas.
Earlier this month, we profiled a single mother who has come to rely on a food pantry to make ends meet. Our story on Brittney Rhodes touched the heart strings of many of our viewers.
More people than ever are going hungry in our area this Christmas season. Local food banks say demand for food is up by as much as 40 percent.
There is 94,000 square feet of warehouse space at the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and 27,000,000 pounds of food go in and out of here yearly. Starting Friday, those supplies are going to go out much faster with the cut in food stamp benefits.
The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank will close 15 food pantries next month because of funding cuts.
The Pittsburgh Food Bank is raising money with its blues festival.
The North Braddock Food Bank, which operates out of the Word and Worship Church, is now fending for themselves.
Here in Pittsburgh — More than 1,000 people will enjoy a hot Thanksgiving dinner, thanks to the work of volunteers at the Light Of Life Mission.
KDKA AM’s John Shumway talks to two local food banks about how they are fairing with food prices rising and funding dropping.
With all the hustle and bustle of the holidays, we often forget the real meaning of the season. There may be no better way to get into the holiday spirit than to give back to those in need; and, fortunately, Pittsburgh offers plenty of volunteering opportunities!