My Story --- Amy Frosch
I was intrigued by Souper Bowl of Caring because it was different. The organization let teens lead and it did not focus around Christmas or Thanksgiving or other holidays. The organization gave notice that hunger is a need all through the year. My mom and I were browsing on the internet for organizations to work with when we came across Souper Bowl of Caring. We got our soup bowls and some teens from my church to stand outside of my church for donations. The turnout was great so we…
LP Presbyterians donate food, fundsThe Presbyterian Church of La Porte's congregation donated $415.54 and non-perishable foodstuffs during the national Souper Bowl of Caring on Feb. 5.
While the event was in partnership with the national souperbowlofcaring.org,100 percent of the church's donations go to local a charity; this year it will be the La Porte Salvation Army.
"Our congregation was amazing in their leaping at the opportunity to support the enthusiasm shown by our youth to care for our local community in such a…
First Christian Church awards Methodists Golden SpoonsThe Souper Bowl of Caring soup chefs brewed up their finest recipes Sunday to help the hungry in Cooke County.
The Souper Bowl of Caring Soup Luncheon at First Christian Church offered more than 35 homemade soups, loads of friends and lots of fellowship, awarding the Father John Golden Spoon Award to Mission United Methodist Church and First United Methodist Church, their second win in as many years. Donations totaled more than $4,500, all of which will go to VISTO.
VISTO operates and…
Souper Bowl in Aurora raises money for food pantriesThe Aurora-based Fox Valley United Way scored big with its 11th annual Souper Bowl of Caring to benefit the Aurora Area Interfaith and Kendall County Community food pantries.
A total of six Aurora area Jewel-Osco stores along with Prisco's Family Market in Aurora took part in the food and money drive, which Michael Meyer, CEO of the Fox Valley United Way, said had a record total a year ago.
"We collected 2,400 pounds of food as well as receiving nearly $8,300 in donations which was our…
Students in schools, PREPs do a 'Souper' job collecting foodSixteen Catholic schools and parish religious education programs (PREP) in the Philadelphia Archdiocese took part this month in the "Souper Bowl of Caring," a national food drive coordinated locally by Nutritional Development Services in which youth and their communities help those in need.
Participating students chose to bring a can of soup to school or donate $1. Some schools increased participation by offering incentives such as a dress-down day in exchange for one can of soup. All…
OLPH Souper Bowl Sunday LunchThe Youth prepare and serve a simple soup lunch with "LOVE" of course. And they put out a donation jar out both at the lunch and at our weekend church services. This year they made Taco soup, Chicken rice vegetable, Cheesy Broccoli and Pozole with french bread. They have fun doing it and the people like their tasty soups. We do it the weekend before super bowl as people are more apt to come.
Haverhill has its own Souper BowlHAVERHILL -- The First Church of Christ in Bradford will hold its 11th annual "Souper Bowl of Caring" on Saturday.
Serving time is from 5 to 6 p.m.
The event raises money to help needy people.
Purchasing a bowl that you can later take home for $10 allows you to sample as many soups, chowders, stews and chili as you like from the 15 or more varieties offered.
Have enough bowls at home? Purchase a disposable bowl for $5 with the same sampling privileges.
Also included are bread…
Church youth promote caring through Souper BowlThe youth groups of First Christian and Covenant Presbyterian Churches are participating in Souper Bowl of Caring. Souper Bowl of Caring began with a prayer at Spring Valley Presbyterian Church in 1989, and has grown to a nationwide initiative to mobilize teens to fight hunger and poverty. Every dollar or food item collected by participating groups is donated directly to a local charity. The local group's charity of choice this year is the Community Food Pantry in Marshall, serving Saline…
Rabbit Fest royalty strike out hunger at 2nd annual Souper Bowl of CaringRabbit Fest royalty strike out hunger at 2nd annual Souper Bowl of Caring
By Jacqueline Dowland | Herald staff writer
Copperas Cove Rabbit Fest Ambassador Edith Natividad joined the community to strike out hunger at the second annual Souper Bowl of Caring at Hallmark Lanes in Killeen last Saturday.
Natividad's platform of service was supporting My Brother's House, the food pantry of the Holy Family Catholic Church during her year as the Senior Ms. Rabbit Fest last year.
'Souper Bowl of Caring' held at Ford Middle School'Souper Bowl of Caring' held at Ford Middle School
By Robert Barboza, Special Writer
ACUSHNET -- On Friday, Ford Middle School students and staff learned a valuable lesson that caring for your neighbors makes you a winner, just like the locally-beloved New England Patriots football team that was getting ready for the weekend's Super Bowl appearance.
The middle school's students and staff came to school that day with more than 300 cans of soup to be donated to Acushnet elders in need…
Souper Bowl of Caring is Feb. 5Souper Bowl of Caring is Feb. 5
Everyone at the Grove City Community Food Pantry is wondering who will be in the Souper Bowl on Feb. 5. The Souper Bowl of Caring is a national organization that has been promoting this one-day event since 1990.
The nation-wide event, held on Super Sunday, organizes young people in an effort to alleviate hunger and benefit local charities like the Grove City Community Food Pantry. In 2016, the Souper Bowl saw 6,886 groups participate. They collected…
UPC Youth collect for Souper Bowl of CaringUPC Youth collect for Souper Bowl of Caring
By Sun Staff on Feb 10, 2017 at 11:49 a.m.
Youth at United Presbyterian Church in Jamestown collected food items for Souper Bowl Sunday along with special offerings that totaled $224. The food items and money will be shared with the food pantries at Salvation Army and Community Action Region VI. Souper Bowl of Caring is when youth across the nation work to fight hunger and poverty in their own communities around the time of the Super Bowl…
Churches vie for Souper Bowl of Caring titleChurches vie for Souper Bowl of Caring title
By KIM SPENCER / N-C Correspondent
The New England Patriots pulled off an historic win last weekend to take home the Lombardi trophy. This past Sunday, a trophy of a different kind was at stake as two local pastors and their respective congregations went head-to-head in hopes of bringing the coveted 'Souper Bowl of Caring' trophy back to their home turf.
A friendly challenge between pastors Brian Markle of the Shippensburg Church of the…
Baking for the Souper BowlOn a Saturday evening one teen and three of her friends from the church Young People's Department had a home cooked meal. After dinner they started the main task of the evening, baking. They made cup cakes and cookies. Some also printed signs. Armed with the signs and baked goods the next morning they set up a sales table. They were ready. Right after morning worship sales began. Cookies and cup cakes only $1 a bag. A few parents even added items for sale.
It only took a few minutes of…
'Souper' BowlThe Shelter Island National Honor Society (NHS) recently partnered with Souper Bowl of Caring to create an opportunity for students to join in a national movement of giving.
In the days leading up to the Super Bowl, odd grades at the school went up against even grades to see which team could collect the most food and household items for the food pantry.
Total donations in the amount of $30 and 421 food items brought bragging rights to the odd team.
On Monday, February 6, NHS members…
BRISTOL SPOTLIGHT: During Souper Bowl of Caring, thoughtful food is food for thoughtBRISTOL BOROUGH Former Bristol Borough Police Chief Arnold A. Porter was beaming.
By: By Cate Murway, Digital First Media
"We had a great turnout yesterday at the AOC Souper Bowl of Caring - both food and volunteers," he said. "A total of 37 volunteers showed up including eight from the scouts and five from Bristol High School. We had five deliveries of food of approximately equal proportions. If Frank's group delivered 663.2 pounds, then our approximate total for the day was 3,166…
Christian Ministry kicks off Souper Bowl of Caring fundraiserChristian Ministry kicks off Souper Bowl of Caring fundraiser
While millions of people across America prepare to feast during Super Bowl Sunday, Christian Ministry of Lincoln County will be accepting donations for the annual nationwide Souper Bowl of Caring fundraiser.
"All of the money we raise will go directly to our soup kitchen to feed the people," Christian Ministry executive director Susan Brymer said. "It's the easiest fundraising event that any…
Souper Bowl of Caring at FBCEvery year around the first week in February, there is an event that happens in America that literally causes almost half of people in the world to stop what they are doing and turn on their televisions. That event is the Super Bowl.
Super Bowl Sunday has become a national holiday focused on consumption (just think of the ads that run during the game). It's a day for eating and drinking and having friends over to party and watching football.
In 1990, one individual was so disgusted by…
Georgia Military College hosts "Souper Bowl" of caringGeorgia Military College Augusta hosted a "Souper Bowl" of Caring event to raise money for its scholarship fund.
Students, staff, and faculty all came together to make 13 different soups to sell from chilis, chowders and stews.
Meals were sold for $3 each, which included a bowl of soup, cornbread and a drink. Meal refills were also made available for $2. The faculty, staff and students participating in the event wore their favorite teams' jersey.
The event brought in a total of $301…
Eagle Scout Project: Food Pantry/Drive, Literacy Drive at 1st UMC, Dover, NJOur Food Pantry was remodeled within the last month as part of an Eagle Scout project developed by church member Luke Mains. Luke planned and installed a new layout of shelves, painted the room, conducted a community food drive (740 non-perishable food items), and received donations of gift cards (present count $160) towards the work of the food pantry. In addition, a literacy drive was conducted with a total of 561 books (preschool, elementary, middle/high school and adult) collected. …
Monroe CT Food Pantry Scores Big!!Both youth and adults helped to collect over 325 food items with a special food pantry football showdown. Each week during the January 2017 football playoff season, we featured a game with two food rivals. (For example: "Sacking the Starches with the Rushing Rices vs. the Passing Pastas"; and "Tackle of the Tin Cans in the Red Zone with the First String Fruits vs. the Varsity Vegetables"). The food team with the most items collected won that week's game and every item moved our UMCM…
Meeting Another NeedOur church has worked for years with St. Stephen's Episcopal Church's Food Pantry in Ferguson, MO. This year for our Souper Bowl collection we decided to help the pantry clients in a slightly different way. Everyone who receives a bag of food at St. Stephen's is also offered an extra food item or a personal care item in addition to the bag, depending on what has been donated to the pantry. For the past year donations of personal care items have been very low and clients are always asking…
Charlotte Latin SchoolThanks to all the help from the Service Council at Charlotte Latin School and the help of Mr. Stacks this year was a success!
Loaves and FishesI am so blessed to have worked with everyone from Loaves and Fishes! Ms. Shay is the bomb!