Bay shore schools ArticleBay Shore High School's Service Honor Society (SHS) recently participated in its annual "Souper Bowl of Caring", a fundraiser that collects money and food for those in need. Donations were delivered to the United Methodist Church of Bay Shore on East Main Street, for which Reverend Sungmu Lee, PhD expressed his gratitude. The Bay Shore Service Honor Society has participated in the Souper Bowl of Caring for the past five years. This year, the collection was led by Bay Shore High School Junior Matthew...Service Honor Society's 2013 Collection and Service Honor Society
MAKING LIFE EASY -BLOG TALK RADIO ITZ 4 KIDZ BY KIDZ FOUNDER VICTORIA BAYNES LOPEZ AND MOMWhen my daughter was 3 she came to me and said,"mom, I want to be important and I want to make a difference". As a mom what was I to do. My daughter raised me to have a heart to do volunteering. I found that it is an excellent way to meet people who are passionate about something that interests you. It allows you to network and in unemployment times it allows you to update your resume and you may find that next employer working side by side with you just because you care.
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Thebes AME Church Youth DepartmentThe Youth Department of Thebes AME Church made a decision to help fight hunger and homelessness by bringing people together. We hosted the first ever at our church, Super Bowl Party. We sold armbands and served refreshments and invited our community to come out and watch the game at the church. We had a total of 26 young people help with the decorating, preparation of food, setting up televisions and selling armbands.
This was the first effort however we hope that it is only the begin...Thebes A.M.E. Church's "Caring Collection" and Thebes A.M.E.Church
Grand total!The Hope Church Mid-High Sunday School Class has exceeded their 1,000 can goal for their Souper Bowl of Caring Food drive. Through much effort and desire to serve their community, they were able to raise 2, 236 non perishable items to donate to Lakeshore CAP and Feed My People. Hope Church Mid-High Sunday School Class's 2013 Collection and Hope Church Mid-High Sunday School Class
Souper Bowl SundayWe held our annual Chili Cook-off on Souper Bowl Sunday again this year. We had several types of chili up for judging by our congregation as well as a big pot of chili for everyone to eat. Everyone had a great time and we were able to raise money for ELCA World Hunger and the Grand Forks Food Bank (Salvation Army). We also collected food items for the Food Bank. Thank you to everyone involved!Augustana Lutheran Church and Augustana Lutheran Church
Over $1,000 collected this year again!Our 2013 total is in for Souperbowl of Caring! We collected $1,038.21, comprised of mostly one-dollar bills! Isn't that amazing, how it adds up? It is being donated again to Catholic Charities, to restock their food pantry shelves so they can serve more people in need in the northwest suburbs, right here in our own neighborhoods. We pray that God will bless Catholic Charities in their work, bless the people whose lives they touch every day, and bless the hundreds who donated so that the hungry...His Faithful Servants' 2013 Collection and His Faithful Servants at St. Zachary Church
SOUPer Bowl for InterServThis year, 20+ churches and groups have participated in the food drive for our Calvin Center Food Pantry. Our final totals are not in yet, but we have already received $3,301.03 and 1,076 food items from our supporting churches, including: Zion United Church of Christ, Trinity Presbyterian, Woodville Presbyterian, St. Patrick Church, Wilcox United Methodist, Christ Episcopal, Welcome Wagon of Saint Joseph, Harmony Cumberland Presbyterian, Heart Team of Hillyard Industries, Ebenezer United Methodist,...InterServ Calvin Center Food Pantry's 2013 Collection
"YOUR CHANGE WILL MAKE A CHANGE (In Someone's Life)"The Young People's Division (YPD) of Greater Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church put out a plea to the Church members to donate 'change' they find in their cars, pockets, ash trays, etc to our Souper Bowl that was set on a table in the vesibule beginning the first Sunday in January 2013. On Super Bowl Sunday, a special offering was lifted and persons added more change into the Souper Bowl. The Youth were blessed with a total of $168.65!!! This money was donated to CASA of West Central...Greater Bethel African American Episcopal Church's 2013 Collection and Greater Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church
WOW Souper Bowl of Caring 2013We hosted a chili and soup cook-off for the second year in a row and had 13 entries for the contest. Each soup and chili was fun and festive for the occasion. Raising over $5,000, our Souper Bowl of Caring event turned out exceptionally well. There were 28 teens from the St. Joseph Church WOW Group eager to help out with serving soups, greeting guests, and cleaning up. From start to finish there was a great outcome and response for yet another fantastic Souper Bowl year.St. Joseph Church WOW Group's 2013 Souper Bowl of Caring Chili & Soup Cook-Off & Tasting and St. Joseph Church WOW Group
Rev. Sue Anne MorrisWe gathered in the Fellowship Hall directly after Worship to dine on homemade soups and sandwiches. Donations were taken after Worship and during lunch. There were 35 in attendance for the lunch and the soup was delicious!First United Methodist Church's 2013 Collection and First United Methodist Church
Soup, Chili & BreadOur group is small, but mighty. Three youth from our group along with two former members (now young adults), two future members, and three adults made 115 two cup containers of: sweet potato minestrone, chicken vegetable with and without tortellini, corn chowder, clam chowder, lentil barley stew, meat and bean chili, and vegetarian chili. In addition to all those soups, 30 stuffed breads were made, cookies, and brownies, and sandwiches. Church members were supportive with helping to provide some...North United Methodist Church's 2013 Collection and North United Methodist Church
Souper Bowl of Caring Collection 2013This year we invited the youth groups of Grace Lutheran Church and First United Methodist Church to join us in collecting food from the community. Together we covered our little village of Sutherland, NE from end to end, north to south and east to west. Because of the wind, some of the bags left on the door handles (for participants to fill and leave on their porch for us to pick up the following week) blew off their doors so the residents didn't even know we were having a food drive but those who...Souper Bowl of Caring 2013 Collection and First Presbyterian Church
Which Team Will Win?We put two ice chests with a Super Bowl team's pennant over each one at our Welcome Center. People put their cans of soup in the ice chest of the team they wanted or thought would win the Super Bowl. Also, Soup Bowls were on the welcome center for monetary donations. Most of the people put their soup in the Ravens ice chest this year; successfully predicting the outcome of the Super Bowl. The members of Del City Christian Church enjoyed a fun way of collecting soup and donations for the...Del City Christian Church 's 2013 Collection and Del City Christian Church
2013-Another Souper Campaign at United Church of Christ at Valley Forge PA!We placed our Giving Tree at the front entrance of our church during the 2nd week of January, decorated with paper ornaments made from Soup Can Lables, and copies of the Souper Bowl of Caring logo. We hung the official posters at the church entrance, copied and distributed the SBoC bulletin insert throughout all the church pews, and made announcements during worship each week. People were invited to bring in canned or dry good food items to be collected under the Giving Tree. Our biggest draw for...United Church of Christ at Valley Forge and United Church of Christ at Valley Forge
Souper Bowl Rematch 2013This year we again squared off against two other churches in our deanery. The total overall that we collected was 14,529, and St. John Vianney Church in Orlando, FL, won again. But the true winners, of course, are the hungry in our community! Thank you, Lord, from whom all blessings flow!St. James Cathedral and St. James Cathedral
Night in a BoxOur kids were touched by stories we discussed of homeless families and families dealing with food insecurity. They decided as a fund raiser to fast and spend the night night outside the weekend of Souper Bowl.
We had breakfast on Saturday morning, then participated in the Service Blitz. After we finished helping landscape and wash windows at Waterford, we headed back to church to help with some work around the church prior to setting up camp.
While there was some goofing off ...Smyrna UMC UMYF's 2013 Collection and Smyrna UMC UMYF