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 […]
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.
The Pirates Charities Care-a-Van is a charity that features players, coaches and front office employees making a difference in the community. On December 6 Jameson Taillon, Max Moroff, Nick Kingham, Jacob Stallings, Jeff Branson, and Jordan Comadena, from the Pirates charity, stopped by at the Altoona Curve PNG field to deliver much needed supplies for the Community Gardens. Along with […]
SATURDAY, NOV 18, 2017– 9:00 am to Noon “Souper” Fundraiser SVDP Soup Kitchen, Altoona
On Tuesday October 17 shop at Boscov’s (9AM to 11 PM) and receive 25% off with a shopping pass. The pass is $5 and every pass sold by SVDP benefits the Society. Also register to win prizes including a $500 shopping spree. Call us at 943-1981 for information on purchasing a shopping pass.
The 9th Annual SVDP Golf Outing was held Thursday June 8, 2017 at Park Hills Country Club in Altoona. Thank you to our Gold Sponsor, Sheetz Inc and our corporate sponsors, M & T Bank, Young, Oakes & Brown Co., the SVDP Diocesan Council and Ameriserv, and over 20 tee sponsors for making the event […]