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Souper Bowl

Souper Bowl

Souper Bowl Food Drive

It’s game time… and we’re not just talking football!

Here’s the game plan:

  • Run to your local grocery store for nonperishable food items (you can tackle the suggested grocery list below for the most needed items) and bring your donations with you when you come to worship on Souper Bowl weekend – Feb. 2.
  • Financial donations will also be accepted via check or online (noting "Souper Bowl Food Drive" in the memo field).

Please remember to check expiration dates on your donations as expired items cannot be donated to pantries.

Food Collection: 
Sunday, Feb. 2

Sorting & Distributing:
Volunteers will be needed to help sort, package and deliver donations, click here.

Souper Bowl Food Drive at Fareway (North and Downtown Ames)

- Saturday, Feb. 1, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Volunteers are needed to hand out shopping lists, collect donations, and transport donations back to The Link. To volunteer, please click here and sign up for an available shift!

Suggested Grocery List (NO GLASS please)

  • Baby formula, infant cereal and diapers
  • Canned fruits or vegetables
  • Canned Meals (stews, hash, chili, ravioli)
  • Canned meats or fish
  • Canned spaghetti sauce (NO GLASS jars)
  • Canned soups (including ready-to-eat)
  • Cold/hot cereal
  • Dry pasta
  • Hamburger or Tuna Helpers
  • Juice (NO GLASS jars)
  • Peanut butter
  • Rice
  • Detergent
  • Cleaning products
  • Paper products/toiletries
  • Single serving foods
  • Microwaveable meals
  • Pancake mix/syrup (NO GLASS bottles)
  • Snacks
  • Utensil Packets

Suggested Hygiene Products List

  • Shampoo
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes
  • Razors
  • Shaving cream
  • Bar/liquid soap
  • Deodorant
  • Feminine Products