Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank Seeing An ‘Unprecedented Amount Of Need’
"We’re doing everything we possibly can at the food bank." Even amid the pandemic, volunteers at the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank are staying safe and making sure those in need get meals.
“We’ve just had so much help from the community." While the coronavirus pandemic has increased the need for food distributions, the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank has seen an increase in support.
MANY STILL IN NEED: Despite there not being long lines at food distributions anymore, The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank says they've made changes but the need is still great.
BACKED UP OVER A MILE: Hundreds of Pittsburgh residents waited in line for hours to receive boxes of food from the Greater #Pittsburgh Community Food Bank amid the Coronavirus pandemic. More:
Lisa Scales of the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank says resources are a concern amid coronavirus. "We are afraid that eventually we may run out of food. Right now, our food supply is strong, but we have seen a significant increase in demand in just the past two weeks."
Andrew McCutchen is returning to Pittsburgh — for a weeklong volunteer initiative in his adopted hometown. Beginning Nov. 16 and dubbed “Project Pittsburgh,” Cutch will spend eight days working in the community. He’ll work with Habitat for Humanity and the 412 Food Rescue.