It is with great sadness and disappointment that Food for Families, Inc. announces the cancellation of our 2nd Annual Feed the Need Food Truck Rodeo for 2020.
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.
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 […]
On the day of the ribbon cutting, Saturday, January 12, 2019 cheers rose from the crowd as the ceremonial ribbon was cut, marking the start of a new era for the store, founded just over 20 years ago by members of the Our Lady of Victory Conference. The retail space, 55% larger than the previous […]
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 […]
On Sunday, April 29 St. Andrew’s parish in Johnstown Celebrated Ozanam Sunday with a mass and social. Click here to check out pictures from the day’s events.
Several volunteers helped out at the luncheon on March 30, 2018. 123 lunches were served.
Santa’s helpers prepare for the Johnstown Kitchen Christmas Distribution.
On Wednesday, January 10, 2018 the Peter Lemke Council held their annual holiday dinner at Hoss’ in Ebensburg. 114 members and volunteers were in attendance.
In December SVDP delivered winter coats to students in need at the Penn Lincoln School in Altoona. Here are the thank you notes that we received from the students.