Funding cuts to shut 15 food pantries

Funding cuts to shut 15 food pantries

There are 52 comments on the Post-gazette.com story from Aug 11, 2013, titled Funding cuts to shut 15 food pantries. In it, Post-gazette.com reports that:

The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank will close 15 food pantries in the Pittsburgh area next month due to some funding cuts and an effort to keep pantries where resources are most needed.

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NO more free handouts

West Mifflin, PA

#1 Aug 13, 2013
The list of food pantries that will be closing next month are: McKees Rocks Terrace, Ohioview Senior Hi-Rise FP and Pleasant Ridge Community (McKees Rocks); Bernice Crawley Manor Highrise and Glen Hazel Tenant Council (Hazelwood); K. Leroy Irvis Towers and The Legacy Food Pantry (Hill District); Arlington Heights Food Pantry (South Side); Carrick Regency Food Pantry (Carrick); Harrison Village Food Pantry (McKeesport); Helping Hand Food Pantry (Braddock); Homewood North Food Pantry (Homewood); Millvue Acres (Clairton); Pressley Street Hi-Rise Food Pantry (North Side); and West Mifflin Manor Food Pantry (West Mifflin).

Read more: http://www.post-gazette.com/stories/local/reg...
LOL

Greensburg, PA

#2 Aug 13, 2013
Maybe these negros will get a job and support their freeloading azzes.
DO the math

Pittsburgh, PA

#3 Aug 13, 2013
We all need help sometimes.

Too bad these places are the fallback option for lazy folks rather than the place that someone really in dire times goes for help.
LOL

Greensburg, PA

#4 Aug 13, 2013
I absolutely have no problem helping someone in need. But when you have these generations upon generations of welfare bums that keep pumping out kids they cant afford and make NO attempt to help themselves thats when I draw the line.
Patty

West Mifflin, PA

#5 Aug 13, 2013
sometimes i need help too, i get a lot of married guys wanting handjobs and i could use an assistant sometimes.
Ray Litteldick

Pittsburgh, PA

#6 Aug 14, 2013
I get had jobs for half price
Blight Lightning

Mckeesport, PA

#7 Aug 14, 2013
Ray Litteldick wrote:
I get had jobs for half price
What is or are "had jobs." Back to grammar and typing and spelling 101 RL.
peter piper

West Mifflin, PA

#8 Aug 14, 2013
Ray Litteldick wrote:
I get had jobs for half price
you must have a small peter
Reference Plane

Mckeesport, PA

#9 Aug 14, 2013
peter piper wrote:
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you must have a small peter
Or someone has enormously large hands!
Hector the Toad

Gettysburg, PA

#10 Aug 15, 2013
Getting rid of food banks and food stamps is a good first step in the right direction in stamping out America's obesity problem. When you have to work for your meals you eat less and when all of your meals are freebies you tend to eat more.

“Comfort the afflicted”

Since: May 13

Afflict the comfortable

#11 Aug 15, 2013
Hector the Toad wrote:
Getting rid of food banks and food stamps is a good first step in the right direction in stamping out America's obesity problem. When you have to work for your meals you eat less and when all of your meals are freebies you tend to eat more.
Dumb tea baggers are funny with their theories based on imaginary data from a ignorant minds. America's obesity problem comes from poverty, it isn't caused by programs aimed to help people living in it. And you dumbasses wonder why the world laughs at you?
Hector the Toad

Gettysburg, PA

#12 Aug 15, 2013
bacon hater wrote:
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America's obesity problem comes from poverty,
Yeah, that's real logical. Ask those starving Ethiopians why poverty isn't making them a bunch of fat, lazy slobs.
Coach Morris Buttermaker

Mckeesport, PA

#13 Aug 16, 2013
bacon hater wrote:
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Dumb tea baggers are funny with their theories based on imaginary data from a ignorant minds. America's obesity problem comes from poverty, it isn't caused by programs aimed to help people living in it. And you dumbasses wonder why the world laughs at you?
He had a good point about Ethiopia. No response?
Coach Morris Buttermaker

Mckeesport, PA

#14 Aug 16, 2013
bacon hater wrote:
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Dumb tea baggers are funny with their theories based on imaginary data from a ignorant minds. America's obesity problem comes from poverty, it isn't caused by programs aimed to help people living in it. And you dumbasses wonder why the world laughs at you?
You seem to get proven to be ignorant and wrong in the majority of you arguments. Then poof you disappear.
Danny Boy

Pittsburgh, PA

#15 Aug 17, 2013
I was reading an article about the current economic condtions, but i got an erection and had to go rub one off
work in glassport

Garden City, MI

#16 Aug 18, 2013
LOL wrote:
Maybe these negros will get a job and support their freeloading azzes.
That's the funniest thing I ever heard...one step at a time..start with diploma
work in glassport

Garden City, MI

#17 Aug 18, 2013
Does anyone know where I can get good Ethiopian cuisine
LOL

Greensburg, PA

#18 Aug 18, 2013
Bugs? Have to cut some rotten trees down for that. Cant help you with banana leaves, and need to find some dog meat. The ghettos are probably littered with it from dog fighting.

Dont forget about malaria and hiv.

Ethiopian weight loss secrets. Dont tell anyone I told you. shhh....
Ray L sux

Verona, PA

#19 Aug 18, 2013
Ray Litteldick wrote:
I get had jobs for half price
I have no doubt you "got had," fool, and certainly more than once!
short order cook

West Mifflin, PA

#21 Aug 18, 2013
Obot wrote:
Can anyone tell me why the folks who get food stamps children still need free breakfast, lunch and after school food?
I would think one or the other should be a rule.
whens the last time you seen a welfare mom get up at 6 AM to cook breakfast for their kids before they go to school?

just think you're paying for those not so free breakfasts ,lunches and dinners....

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