Upcoming Events
8:00 am Highmark Walk for a Healthy Comm... @ PNC Park
Highmark Walk for a Healthy Comm... @ PNC Park
Jun 6 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community @ PNC Park
The 2020 Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community Laurel Highlands will be held on Saturday, June 6, 2020, at Peoples Natural Gas Field, in Altoona, home of the Altoona Curve baseball club. This year, the Walk will benefit nine local health and human service organizations including SVDP.


Schools Support Assumption Chapel Food Pantry

Teachers and support staff from public schools in Blair and Centre counties raised over $2,500 for the SVDP Assumption Chapel Food Pantry in Altoona.

Altoona Thrift Store Featured on WTAJ

The WTAJ morning team stopped by the SVDP Altoona Thrift Store to help with sorting and interview Linda Irvin, one of our volunteers.

Shoe Drive Nets Over $1,400.

The Altoona human needs office raised $1,489.20 with the help of local churches and businesses who collected gently worn and new shoes. The committee banded and bagged the shoes and were paid $.40 a pound. That’s a lot of shoes; over 3,000 pairs! Many were brand new shoes. The shoes will go to other countries like […]

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Thrift Stores
We offer used, new, antique and vintage items at our 8 thrift store locations in the Altoona-Johnstown-State College area. New items are always coming in, so shop often!

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Ways To Give
We are always in need of clothing, furniture, and household products. Monetary donations can be given by check or as an online donation. Or, donate a vehicle to the Society through our National Car Donation Program.

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We need your help to support local families and individuals in need of assistance in our area.

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