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.
On Sunday, June 16, 2019 the 1st Annual Feed the Need Food Truck Rodeo was held from noon to 4 p.m. at Peoples Natural Gas Park in Johnstown. The nearly $6,000.00 raised will go toward an ongoing freezer/cooler project for the Johnstown warehouse.
The Altoona human needs office raised $1,489.20 with the help of local churches and businesses who collected gently worn and new shoes. The committee banded and bagged the shoes and were paid $.40 a pound. That’s a lot of shoes; over 3,000 pairs! Many were brand new shoes. The shoes will go to other countries like […]
Executive Director, Sonny Consiglio, attended the check presentation at Greater Johnstown High School from the Key Club’s 10th Annual Empty Bowls project held April 26, 2019. Pictured are members of Key Club, representatives from the Women’s Help Center, the Cambria County Backpack Project, Sonny, and advisers of the club. Each organization received $1,640. These funds […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
The weather was perfect as 15 foursomes took part in the annual SVDP Youth Ministry Golf Outing at Park Hills Country Club on June 7, 2018. Thanks to everyone involved the outing raised $9,000 for the youth ministry. The proceeds help fund many established projects including the Back-to-School Backpack Program and the Christmas for Kids […]
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 […]