Lutheran Service Society, the largest Meals On Wheels program in the state, serves a site in Plum and others around Western Pennsylvania.
The very mission of the Meals On Wheels program is to feed the elderly and disabled with healthy, nutritious meals. That can be a costly and overwhelming task. The Lutheran Service Society, the largest provider of Meals on Wheels services in Pennsylvania, last year began seeking to serve more locally-sourced food and increase the quality and amount of food delivered to its clients. At the same time, it aimed to keep costs manageable and grow to serve more communities. In taking on that mission, the society created a successful model that it now hopes to share with other Meals on Wheels programs across the country. “When we asked ourselves, could we get more meals out the door—more nutritious food, more local foods, more fresh foods—while …
As a result of businesses that claimed their Patch directory listings during March, the food bank will get advertising credit on Patch.
Friday, April 6, 2012
The Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank will receive $1,300 in advertising credits on the 13 Patch sites in western Pennsylvania thanks to the many businesses, agencies and organizations that claimed their listings in the directories on each Patch site during March. The food bank, which collects and distributes food throughout 11 counties in southwestern Pennsylvania, can use the advertising credit it accrued as a result of those donations for advertising space on every Patch site in the region. The online directory is filled with businesses, government agencies, nonprofit organizations and everything else you come across here in the Plum-Oakmont area. When you claim your directory listing, you can add photos, update business hours and interact …