Please note:

Due to the Corona virus our thrift stores are temporarily closed, and our kitchens are serving only take out meals. Our pantries are remaining open for now.

Upcoming Events
8:00 am Highmark ONLINE Fundraiser and V... @ PNC Park
Highmark ONLINE Fundraiser and V... @ PNC Park
Jun 6 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Highmark ONLINE Fundraiser and Virtual Walk for a Healthy Community @ PNC Park
Note from Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community Director: Our participants’ safety – as well as the safety of our volunteers and the broader communities of which we serve is our top priority.   With the recent updates by the CDC in regards to mass gatherings;  we have made the decision to modify all seven of the[...]


2nd Annual Feed the Need Food Truck Rodeo

Food for Families is excited to be hosting our 2nd Annual Feed the Need Food Truck Rodeo on Sunday, June 21, 2020.

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.

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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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