Capitol Hunger Garden opens 8th season of growing

Capitol Hunger Garden opens 8th season of growing

The most predominant visual reminder for lawmakers and staff of hunger issues facing Pennsylvanians, the Capitol Hunger Garden—located between the Capitol’s Ryan Office Building and the House side of the Main Capitol—was opened Wednesday morning with an initial planting conducted by legislative leaders and anti-hunger advocates.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017/Author: Jason Gottesman
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Afterschool Caucus members joined to discuss new report

Afterschool Caucus members joined to discuss new report

A press conference was held Wednesday afternoon where members of the afterschool caucus joined to discuss the importance of afterschool programs. 

Rep. Jake Wheatley, Jr. (D-Allegheny) discussed results from the recent report "Afterschool: Improving Lives in Pennsylvania". 

Wednesday, October 19, 2016/Author: Kara Barmoy
Categories: Video
Capitol Hunger Garden opens seventh year of growing

Capitol Hunger Garden opens seventh year of growing

Members of the Legislative Hunger Caucus were joined by hunger relief organizations outside of the Capitol Wednesday to open the Capitol Hunger Garden’s seventh year of growing.

The Hunger Garden, which sits outside of the House-side entrance to the Capitol, is the most visible symbol of the work of the legislative hunger caucus in working to combat hunger in Pennsylvania, and it’s fruits—as well as vegetables—go directly to a Harrisburg soup kitchen.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016/Author: Jason Gottesman
Categories: News and Views
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