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Pitt Pantry continues to aid students, community despite closure

The Pitt Pantry continues to assist students during the COVID-19 pandemic after temporarily closing its space in Bellefield Presbyterian Church.

By Maggie Young, Contributing Editor

April 15, 2020

The Pitt Pantry has closed its space in Bellefield Presbyterian Church for an indefinite amount of time in order to follow social distancing guidelines in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Federal food stamp changes could impact Pittsburgh, Pitt students

The USDA recently proposed changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Program that could reduce access to food stamps and similar services.

By Jessica Steinberg, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

The proposal to change the eligibility for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, more commonly known as food stamps, was released in July by the USDA with the stated intent of ending abuse of the program.

‘Donations for Citations’ encourages donating to Pitt Pantry

The Pitt Parking Office will accept donations through the month of December in place of paying for parking tickets received before Nov. 1.

By Emily Drzymalski, For The Pitt News

November 20, 2018

The holiday season is a time for giving and receiving — and this year, for every Pitt parking ticket received, students have the chance to give back a little bit.

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