On January 6, 2017 the greater Austin area joined together to Kick Off the 2017 Souper Bowl of Caring season at the Central Texas Food Bank.
St. Edward's University Spirit squad provided early morning entertainment, followed by performances by the Travis High School Drumline, Rodriguez Elementary Choir, Linder Elementary Mariachi Band and Travis High School Guitar Ensemble.
Throughout the morning volunteers from H-E-B, Central Market and Randalls helped pack boxes of food and completed other hunger fighting activities for the Central Texas Food Bank. Local Youth Advisory Board members, Mia and Adrian, joined in on the activities and shared their passion for fighting hunger. Volunteers from Veritas Academy and Crockett High School also lent a helping hand.
At the press conference Souper Bowl of Caring President and CEO, Clara B. Cooper, announced that the 2017 goal is to collect 2.75 million meals for the Central Texas community. Take a look at some of the highlights from the energetic morning!