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First Lady Frances Wolf, Secretary Teresa Miller Join Local Food Service Providers to Unveil New Report on Hunger in York County

York, PA – First Lady Frances Wolf and Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller today joined the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank and Auditor General Eugene DePasquale to highlight the food bank’s new report on hunger in York County, the importance of charitable food organizations, and the effects of food insecurity on health. “It…

First Lady Frances Wolf Kicks Off Commemoration of 100th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage

Harrisburg, PA – In celebration of the 100th anniversary of Pennsylvania’s ratification of the 19th Amendment giving women the right to vote, First Lady Frances Wolf is encouraging women in Pennsylvania to wear white on Monday, June 24 to honor the suffragettes who did the same to support the “Votes for Women” movement. Supporters can…

First Lady Frances Wolf Visits The Lancaster Sweet Shoppe, Encourages Action to Increase Pennsylvania’s Outdated Minimum Wage

Lancaster, PA – First Lady Frances Wolf today met with employees of The Stroopie Co. at The Lancaster Sweet Shoppe where she called on Pennsylvania legislators to support workers and finally increase the commonwealth’s minimum wage to $15 per hour. “Too many families in Pennsylvania are struggling to put food on their tables due to…

First Lady Frances Wolf Hosts Pay Equity Roundtable, Encourages Action to End Gender Pay Gap, Increase Minimum Wage in Pennsylvania

First Lady Frances Wolf and members of the Pennsylvania Commission for Women today joined business leaders, lawmakers and advocates for a roundtable discussion at Prototype PGH focused on creating economic equity for women in Pennsylvania by ending gender-based pay discrimination and increasing the commonwealth’s minimum wage to $15 per hour.

151 Schools Get Governor Wolf’s School Breakfast Initiative Grants to Improve Learning

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf’s School Breakfast Initiative is providing 151 schools with grants up to $5,000 to help more children start their day with a healthy meal. The $592,000 investment marks the second year of grants that make school breakfast available to all students and expand food options for children. “A healthy breakfast…

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