Photo by Julia Ybarra-Young
The New Richmond United Methodist Church collected donations for the Souper Bowl of Caring for the past few weeks, ending on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 2. The congregation, Sunday school students and youth groups raised more than $1,000 to donate to the local Five Loaves Food Shelf in New Richmond.
'Souper Bowl' event breaks church record
The record has been broken.
In the past 11 years that the New Richmond United Methodist Church has been participating in the Souper Bowl of Caring, the most they ever collected between food and monetary donations has been $993 back in 2009.
This year, the church raised a total of $1,042.98 -- all for the local food shelf.