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The Shocking Truth About Food Insecurity | Clancy Cash Harrison | TEDxWilmingtonWomen

This is a great video to watch and to share. The speaker suggests that we all speak up if food programs have benefitted us, to help remove the stigma. As one of 7 children being raised in a See more

20% of kids are plagued by food insecurity – they lack reliable access to nourishing food. As a nutritionist Clancy’s mistake was assuming people had access …

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Pennsylvania Accepting Applications for LIHEAP

Pennsylvanians can start applying for help to pay for home heating. The state will begin accepting LIHEAP applications on Friday. The program helps low-income homeowners and renters pay home heating See more

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This coming Tuesday will be the first of 5 Thanksgiving distribution dates for PVEN. Last year we assisted 305 families in November. Do you “earn” a turkey from your grocery store that you See more

3 weeks ago

Many thanks to Pocono Well and Pump Service LLC! They came out to replace our well pump and fix some other parts of the water system on really short notice. Thanks for helping PVEN help the See more

1 month ago
Processed foods make us fatter, lead to cancer, and are linked with early death. But what exactly is a processed food?

“But experts, including Hall, say that if you can afford it, cutting back on ultra-processed food is a good strategy for maintaining a healthy weight and staying disease-free.” The key phrase… See more

Scientists have clear ways of defining which foods are processed. A lot of it has to do with the ingredients that keep items shelf-stable.

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Photos from PVEN Food Pantry’s post

Treating pantry clients to a little early Halloween fun.