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Saturday, January 25, 2014

Simply Ali's Saturday Salute!
ft. SOUPER BOWL OF CARING!


Simply Ali
is happy to share with you an organization
that is spreading goodwill and fighting
hunger and poverty throughout American communities.
SOUPER BOWL OF CARING

Souper Bowl of Caring is youth across the nation working to fight hunger and poverty in their own communities around the time of the Super Bowl football game.

In the weeks leading up to or on Super Bowl Sunday, young people take up a collection (many use a soup pot), asking for one dollar or one item of food for people in need. They give 100% of their donation directly to the local hunger-relief charity of their choice.

In 2012, more than 10,000 groups collected more than $9.8 million in dollars and food for local hunger-relief charities. That's a total of more than $90 million collected since the movement began in 1990! Help us grow this movement and tackle hunger in America!
Mission Statement

Using the energy of the Super Bowl to mobilize youth in a united national effort to care for people in their local communities who are hungry and those in need.

Vision Statement

Transform the time around the Super Bowl into the nation's largest celebration of giving and serving.

We believe:
The idea for Souper Bowl of Caring is a gift from God
Young people have the ability to serve and should be given opportunities to lead their communities in helping others
Every dollar collected through Souper Bowl of Caring should be donated directly to a charity selected by each participating group
People of all backgrounds and beliefs can work together
Hunger and poverty have a negative impact on individuals and the communities in which they live, yet there is joy in serving and giving to those in need
The excitement and energy surrounding the Super Bowl can be used to engage young people in service while producing lasting hope for all people

It's Not Too Late To Be A Champion Off The Field

With only a week and half left until the Denver Broncos take on the Seattle Seahawks in the Super Bowl, it is not too late for you to be a champion off the field!

One of the best parts about Souper Bowl of Caring is its simplicity! All you have to do is:
REGISTER your group at [www.tacklehunger.org]
COLLECT between now and February 2nd, 2014
REPORT your collection online to be counted in the local and national numbers
DONATE 100% of your collection to the charity of your choice

Here are some additional ways to get involved:
Participate in a Service Blitz! In addition to holding a regular collection, groups can opt to volunteer on a day leading up to the Big Game.

Promote your activity on social media! Souper Bowl of Caring has Facebook and Twitter pages. Use the hashtag #TackleHunger to share your commitment to helping the hungry with your family and friends.
Simply Ali
lives in a participating SOUPER CITY!
Houston, TX
There are many places that take donations for Souper Bowl of Caring. Find out how you can participate and help fight hunger and poverty in your area at the
SOUPER BOWL OF CARING Website
We hope you enjoyed today's Salute! If you know of an organization you think deserves a Salute shoot us an email.

2 comments:

Timitra said...

I love this initiative...Thanks for sharing.

Mary Preston said...

A fantastic salute!!