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!
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.
On Wednesday, January 10, 2018 the Peter Lemke Council held their annual holiday dinner at Hoss' in Ebensburg. 114 members and volunteers were in attendance.
The St. Bernard Conference in Hastings held a social following Mass and installation of new members.
In December SVDP delivered winter coats to students in need at the Penn Lincoln School in Altoona. Here are the thank you notes that we received from the students.
Students from the religious education program at St. John the Evangelist Church in Everett helped prepare Christmas food baskets. St. Thomas Conference of SVDP distributed the baskets to families in need in Bedford County. All food items were donated by St. John’s parish members and an anonymous donor contributed vouchers for each family to obtain a turkey or ham.
Volunteers of all ages worked together to provide 125 people with Thanksgiving Dinner this year. Members met a few days before Thanksgiving to roast the turkeys and bake pies. On Thanksgiving morning they finished preparing and boxing the meals. Volunteers then delivered the hot meals with a heartfelt Happy Thanksgiving.