Partner Spotlights

The Homewood-Brushton YMCA

The Homewood-Brushton YMCA is the hub of support in the Homewood area of Pittsburgh. From Hope For All providing support including food security to other community support programs, the Homewood-Brushton YMCA is here for all of its neighbors. They’ve recently redone their food distribution through the Healthy Pantry Initiative and provide more fresh produce and healthy foods than ever before!  Visit their website here to learn more about this partner.

Victory Family Church

Victory Family Church developed their food assistance in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.  This program has become a critical food connection to the communities surrounding Cranberry. Through their dedication and work, they have expanded services beyond their local neighbors, to now providing food to over 500 families a month from their distribution center and mobile food pantry trucks, which provides access to people without transportation in Butler County. Visit their website here to learn more about this partner.

Rainbow Kitchen

Rainbow Kitchen has been combating hunger in Homestead for over 35 years. They operate a soup kitchen, food pantry and kids café programs, just to name a few.  Rainbow Kitchen is also committed to keeping people safe during the pandemic. They are preparing takeout meals at their soup kitchen.  They have also adjusted the hours of their food pantry and switched to taking appointments. Rainbow Kitchen remains a reliable resource for people in need.  Visit their website here to learn more about this partner.

Indiana County Community Action Program

Indiana County Community Action Program (ICCAP) is a Partner Distribution Organization (PDO) that leads a network of food pantries to serve our Indiana County neighbors in need.  They offer three food programs tailored to benefit the community based on specific needs. In addition to food pantry service, they offer PA Senior Food Box Program, which is a nutrition specific food assistance program, and provide emergency food assistance. ICCAP also offers nutrition education and recipes for healthy eating with its Nutrition Corner resource.  Visit their website here to learn more about this program.

Onala Recovery Center

Onala Recovery Center is filling a need for food assistance in Pittsburgh’s West End.  The center provides aid to people in recovery through education, social interaction and fellowship. They recently added a food pantry to their programming so that they can further address the needs of their clients and the community at large. They are located between the West End and Fort Pitt Bridges, which makes them easily accessible for people who travel by foot, bicycle, car or bus.  Visit their website here to learn more about this partner.

Community Human Services

Community Human Services (CHS) empowers individuals and families to live in stable housing, connect to community resources, build relationships and access quality food. They’ve recently begun working with the Partner Excellence Academy (PEA) team to start using Link2Feed, an online database. Through Link2Feed, CHS will be empowered to better understand the people they serve and provide more high-quality services based on their specific needs.  Visit their website here to learn more about this partner.

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