Story by Father Thaddeus Rettger.
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.
First distribution is scheduled for October 17.
Construction continues on St. Bernard’s new food pantry; they are on track to be completed by mid-August.
The students at St. Patrick’s School in Newry collected 500 boxes of cereal for the Assumption Chapel Pantry in Altoona. Way to go kids!
Work continues on the proposed building that will house a new food pantry in Hastings, Cambria County. The St. Bernard’s SVDP Conference has been coordinating the effort to purchase land and begin construction of the new structure. The new pantry will replace the site of the SVDP Carrolltown Food Pantry and will continue to service families […]
When the yearly summer feeding program at Evergreen Manors was cut due to the lack of funding, the Society’s Youth Ministry decided to become the main sponsor and continue the program. Along with the Assumption Chapel Food Pantry and the Altoona Soup Kitchen, hundreds of meals were served to school age children all summer long.
The Religious Ed class at St. Mark’s Catholic Church and several Cambria County public schools held food drives for the Society and its mission to fight hunger. Thousands of items were donated, collected and distributed through the Society and our food pantries.
The Pantry Kidz, made up of grandchildren of past and present volunteers as well as community groups such as the Women’s Basketball Team at SFU give of their time and hard work at the SVDP Assumption Food Pantry in Altoona. Pantry director Don Belsey says, “Everyone of these guys works hard and we are very […]
FOOD DRIVE NETS 3 TONS OF DONATIONS The April 30th Food Drive sponsored by WOODFOREST BANK at the Ebensburg Walmart brought 3 tons of food and over $1550.00 for the SVDP Food Pantries of Cambria County.