We are well on our way to our goal for the Souper Bowl of Caring in 2014. As of Sunday, January 26, 2014, we have collected $223.00 for local hunger relief. The Lutheran Youth Organization (LYO) of Martin Luther Lutheran Church thanks you for your generosity so far.
Our goal is to meet or exceed last year’s total. In 2013 we collected $637.74. We are only $415.75 away from exceeding last year’s very successful year. Together we can help alleviate hunger in our community.
If you will not be able to attend worship this Sunday, or you simply forget to bring something to give on those dates, feel free to drop by or mail your Souper Bowl of Caring gifts to the church office by February 9.
Martin Luther Lutheran Church
P O BOX 362
Carmine, TX 78932-0362
Here is the official web site of the Souper Bowl of Caring: http://www.souperbowl.org/
Here is the Mission and Vision of the national Souper Bowl of Caring ministry:
Mission / Vision 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.
Transform the time around the Super Bowl into the nation’s largest celebration of giving and serving.
- 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