Since 2004 the St. Thomas Conference, Bedford, PA, of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul has offered hope to our brothers and sisters through emergency financial assistance and other vital services. It is the mission of the conference to provide support and care for the poor in the local community. In the last decade the demand for emergency support has more than tripled.
We are praying for volunteers to join the St. Thomas Conference and share in this joyful work.
Work continues on the proposed building that will house a new food pantry in Hastings, Cambria County. The St. Bernards 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 in that area.