Agencies supported by Attorneys Against Hunger
Downtown Ministerium Walk-in Ministry
Downtown Ministerium Walk-in Ministry is a collaboration of five downtown churches: First Lutheran Church, First Presbyterian Church, Smithfield United Church, St. Mary of Mercy Parish, and Trinity Episcopal Cathedral. Each of these churches provides hunger assistance to the homeless and less fortunate downtown.
East End Cooperative Ministry
EECM’s hunger services include a food pantry and soup kitchen located at
East Liberty Presbyterian Church. The food pantry serves those in the 15206, 15224, 15232, and 15217 zip codes. EECM’s Soup Kitchen serves hot, nutritious lunches to all visitors Monday through Friday.
Focus on Renewal
Established in 1969, Focus on Renewal serves approximately 15,000 disadvantaged individuals and families annually in the Sto-Rox community. FOR’s hunger services include an emergency food pantry and a Nutrition and Food Services Program which includes individual and group counseling, and assistance with meal planning, budgeting, and purchasing wholesome foods.
Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank
The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank works with a network of over 350 member agencies located throughout an eleven-county region of southwestern Pennsylvania. Member agencies include smaller county-wide food banks, food pantries, soup kitchens and daycare centers.
Hunger Services Urban League of Pittsburgh
Hunger Services serves an average of 12,500–15,000 people each year through emergency food assistance, food stamp outreach, food for early development and the pantry management training program.
The Intersection’s on-site meal program provides a light breakfast and hot midday meal to people who are hungry and do not have a permanent residence or accessibility to adequate kitchen facilities. The food pantry club provides food orders to income-eligible McKeesport residents with children.
Jubilee Kitchen provides a hot noonday meal 365 days a year to individuals challenged by poverty, illness, joblessness, or homelessness. Jubilee Pantry serves 109 families twice a month.
Just Harvest conducts public policy advocacy, education, empowerment, and outreach on hunger and poverty-related issues at all levels of government.
North Hills Community Outreach
North Hills Community Outreach offers hunger services to families and individuals in northern Allegheny County at three locations: Millvale, Alison Park, and the north boroughs. NHCO operates two food pantries that help
over 1,200 clients annually.
Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force
The food pantry of the Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force provides assistance to individuals living with HIV/AIDS. The Food Pantry program, PATF’s most requested service, provides food, nutritional supplements, and nutritional counseling.
Rainbow Kitchen was established in 1984, in response to massive unemployment in the Homestead region following the closing of the steel mills. For more than 20 years Rainbow Kitchen has been a strong and reliable source of aid for the most vulnerable members of the, community—children, the elderly and disabled, single parent families, homeless, the unemployed, and the working poor.
South Hills Interfaith Ministries
South Hills Interfaith Ministries serves the southern Allegheny County communities of Baldwin-Whitehall, Bethel Park, Keystone Oaks, Mt. Lebanon, South Park, and Upper St. Clair. In September 2010, SHIM’s Food Pantry served 350 families (or over 1,000 individuals). The pantry operates on Thursday and Friday, bi-monthly, and allows families to shop through and
choose their own food products.
Squirrel Hill Community Food Pantry
The Squirrel Hill Food Pantry serves the needs of those in the 15217 zip code as well as the greater Pittsburgh area who require kosher food.