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 […]
On Sunday, June 16, 2019 the 1st Annual Feed the Need Food Truck Rodeo was held from noon to 4 p.m. at Peoples Natural Gas Park in Johnstown. The nearly $6,000.00 raised will go toward an ongoing freezer/cooler project for the Johnstown warehouse.
The Msgr. Griffin award was established by Catholic Charities Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown and is given annually to men and women who demonstrate a “significant, long-term commitment to serving the poor, marginalized and most vulnerable within the diocesan community in Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Centre, Clinton, Fulton, Huntingdon, and Somerset counties.” This year three people were chosen […]