The 6th graders at the Divine Mercy Catholic Academy in Johnstown, PA were installed into the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Youth conference on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church.
This year over 100 kids received gifts due to the generosity of others. Throughout the year fundraisers help the ministry raise money for many projects including Christmas for Kids. The fundraisers alone cannot support all the children that are in need. Individuals in the community contacted SVDP council office and offered to purchase gifts for […]
Not only will the State College Thrift Store be moving to their new location on Benner Pike but they now have their own website. The site includes an online boutique, volunteer information and much more. Check it out!
The Food for Families warehouse in Johnstown needed new lighting but the cost was going to be over $6,000. A grant from Community Foundation for the Alleghenies for $2,500 helped defray the cost of the new lights. Installed were LED motion sensor lights and fixtures that provide the newest in energy saving lighting along with greater […]
For 20 years the State College Thrift Store has been helping those in need in Centre County. They have outgrown their new site and will be moving to 1300 Benner Pike, State College. Follow on Facebook
First distribution is scheduled for October 17.
Tammy Weakland, president of St. Benedict Carrolltown conference and Marianne Wetz, Carrolltown thrift store manager are very grateful for all the prayers during the rain this week. They said, “God answered our prayers.” The water level at the store was 4 inches which isn’t bad compared to some places. They are getting bids to prevent […]
The Johnstown Food For Families annual duck race was held on Sunday, August 5, 2018. It was hot but no rain! Many vendors turned out to help make this year the best ever. Thanks to Georgia Lehman, the fundraiser generated over $25,000. The proceeds will go along way to help feed those in need in […]
Construction continues on St. Bernard’s new food pantry; they are on track to be completed by mid-August.
Every year we say, “Where did the summer go?” Hard to believe that the new school year is less than a month away. And every year many students in our area need help getting basic school supplies to start the new year. Last year our program distributed over 100 backpacks, filled with new school supplies to area […]