“I really feel unhappy, however we simply couldn’t set up it as a result of we will’t meet,” Trautwein stated. “To even attempt to do (the meals drive), we have now to be 5 ft aside. Simply consider all of the those who are available in for meals; all people must be at a distance.”
Final yr, organizers of the “Massive Sport” meals drive noticed an amazing response.
“(It was) overwhelming, we had a lot meals … we had an incredible quantity of meals,” she stated. “Individuals had been very beneficiant in donating meals. So it’s unhappy it’s not occurring this yr.”
However, residents nonetheless eager to donate meals objects for these in want can nonetheless achieve this.
Annually, the youth group on the Federated Church, 2704 fifteenth St. in Columbus, takes half in Souper Bowl of Caring. The nationwide endeavor powers youth and kids to reap the benefits of the joy of the NFL’s recreation to gather meals donations for native organizations.
“Every native group that participates and collects meals, it goes to their native meals pantries,” Federated Church Interim Christian Training Director Brenda Sand stated. “Nothing is ever despatched away to any nationwide chapter; all of it stays regionally.”
Souper Bowl of Caring is a youth-led program, and Federated Church has been participating within the occasion for about 4 years. Donations are collected from the church’s congregation and given to the Platte County Meals Pantry.