The 6th graders at the Divine Mercy Catholic Academy in Johnstown, PA were installed into the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Youth conference on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church.
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 students at St. Patrick’s School in Newry collected 500 boxes of cereal for the Assumption Chapel Pantry in Altoona. Way to go kids!
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 annual program was again a success providing over 100 backpacks filled with brand new school supplies. The supplies were purchased through funds raised by youth activities and fundraisers held during the year.
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 […]
George Kuhne, son of George and Julie Kuhne of Everett, recently celebrated his tenth birthday. Usually a birthday is a one day celebration. However George, who just completed the fourth grade at Everett Elementary School, decided to extend his celebration by donating a portion of his monetary gifts to St. Vincent de Paul. George said he was […]
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.