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 […]
Georgia Lehman, administrative assistant for Johnstown’s Food for Families program submitted a grant to The Lee Initiative Health and Wellness Endowment. During the review process The Lee Health and Wellness Endowment focuses on the projects that have the greatest possible impact on improving the health and well-being of individuals in our area. Thanks to Georgia, Food for Families […]
Barbara’s Hallmark in Richland, PA held their Gift for Giving Campaign over the 2017 Thanksgiving weekend. Assistant Manager, Jennifer Kaltreider (left) presented a check for $960 to Georgia Lehman who accepted the check on behalf of the SVDP Food for Families Kitchen in Johnstown, PA.
Through a grant made possible with their partnership with the Greater Pittsburgh Food Bank, SVDP Food for Families Distribution Center in Johnstown received a new Raymond electric pallet jack. Johnstown Food for Families supplies food to 23 area pantries and other meal sites throughout Cambria County. With this new piece of equipment warehouse workers will be able to easily access food pallets for distribution to these […]
The 2017 Highmark Walk held Saturday May 20 in Johnstown was a great success for our Food for Families Program in Cambria County. With the help of Team SVDP, Team Ameriserv, Team Divine Mercy and many donors across the diocese we raised a record amount to help fight hunger. We surpassed our goal of $12,500.00 […]
Attached you will find a letter and a team roster form for your use for the May 20, 2017 Walk for a Healthy Community. Your involvement will help the Society’s Food for Families program in Johnstown/Cambria County fight hunger. Please consider a donation to help us reach our goal of $12,500.00. Even better, please consider […]
Every day the Food for Families Food Bank in Altoona feeds those in need. On this day, they had their Holiday Distribution which provided hundreds of people with a hot meal, gifts and food for Christmas. Sister Paula and Sister Pauline are the reason this event happens every year.
On May 20, 2016, the Johnstown High School Key Club sponsored their 7th Annual Empty Bowl Event. Funds raised are divided between 3 Johnstown service programs including our Food for Families program. For more photos see our Events page.
Lee Initiative Foundation awarded SVDP Johnstown Food for Families a $25,000.00 grant to help continue its mission of fighting hunger in Cambria County.
The Society of St. Vincent de Paul will again take part in the Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community June 11 in Johnstown. All funds raised will benefit the Society’s Food for Families Program in Cambria County. Please feel free to pass this information along to anyone you think may be willing to donate or […]