Category Archives: Food Pantry

Six ways you can help the hungry in our community

Feeding America, the national organization of food banks, designates September as Hunger Action Month. People are asked to take some action to alleviate hunger in their own communities at some time over the month, and to help spread awareness all … Continue reading

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A volunteer’s story and a chance to double your gift to the Squirrel Hill Community Food Pantry!

There are two good reasons to donate now to the Squirrel Hill Community Food Pantry’s annual campaign: During Passover it is an age-old Jewish tradition to contribute generously towards funds that ensure that everyone who is in need has the … Continue reading

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Support the Squirrel Hill Community Food Pantry in lieu of Mishloach Manot!

You can support Jewish Family & Chilldren’s Service’s Squirrel Hill Community Food Pantry (SHCFP) this Purim by purchasing lovely Purim cards in lieu of or in addition to sending food gifts (Mishloach Manot) to family, friends and neighbors. Choose from … Continue reading

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Jewish Federation recognizes SHCFP volunteer as a Volunteer of the Year

Last Thursday, Shmuel Corcos, a volunteer at JF&CS’s Squirrel Hill Community Food Pantry (SHCFP), was one of several Volunteers of the Year selected by their respective agencies, organizations and synagogues to be publically honored for their service at the Jewish … Continue reading

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This Rosh Hashanah, help #StopHungerNow in Pittsburgh

One¬†phrase is often repeated through both Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur: “Repentance, Prayer and Charity remove the evil decree.” Now is the time of year when charity is encouraged more than ever. The word “charity” covers a variety of good … Continue reading

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SOS Pittsburgh provides a lifeline to self-sufficiency

For hundreds of individuals and families in our community, SOS Pittsburgh, a program of Jewish Family & Children’s Service administered by the Squirrel Hill Community Food Pantry (SHCFP), is the difference between a lifetime of hardship or a chance to … Continue reading

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Gifts to struggling families make all the difference this holiday season

Earlier this month, we asked our community to consider donating to the children and families of our Squirrel Hill Community Food Pantry, the refugee department at Jewish Family & Children’s Service and Family Hope Connection, the adoption division of JF&CS. … Continue reading

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