Souper Bowl of Caring is February 5, 2012!

The Wakefield Interfaith Food Pantry (WIFP) is encouraging everyone in the community to collect monetary donations and much needed protein food items to stock the pantry shelves during these tough winter months through the Souper Bowl of Caring.
The Souper Bowl of Caring is a national effort to mobilize communities, especially the youth, to fight hunger in their cities and towns. The vision is to transform Super Bowl weekend – the first Sunday in February – into a huge endeavor to collect and donate money and food items to local food pantries during the week leading up to the big game. Local participants can share in the national effort by registering their groups at www.souperbowl.org.
WIFP leadership and volunteers are asking businesses, churches, and other organizations to offer special promotions to their clients and members to spark donations. In addition, families and friends who host Super Bowl parties are encouraged to ask their guests to make financial donations or bring a couple of cans of food to the get-togethers on February 5, 2012, Super Bowl Sunday. Any food collected can be dropped off at the WIFP Drop Off Box located on the lower level of the Americal Civic Center or at the Town Hall Drop Off Box during open hours. Any financial donations can be mailed to the Wakefield Interfaith Food Pantry at P.O. Box 1624, Wakefield, MA 01880.For more information about participating in The Souper Bowl of Caring at the Wakefield Interfaith Food Pantry, please email the WIFP at fooddrive@wifoodpantry.org,

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