This year our plan will be 100% virtual:
As the excitement builds for the big game, it is a perfect time to remember our neighbors. According to estimates from Feeding America, in 2021more than 490,000 Connecticut residents struggled with hunger, including more than 131,000 children .
73% had to choose between food or utilities
63% had to choose between food or rent
68% had to choose between food or medical care
Here at the First Congregational Church we support the New Milford Community Food Bank all year long and will add this special collection. We will be collecting cans of soup or other nonperishable food items outside the church office (see full list of needed items on reverse side)
Bring items to church on Sunday January 30, February 6, February 13
If needed, you can bring during the week, and place in the Souper Bowl grocery cart outside of the church office.
You can also contribute cash electronically using the church website PayPal button (use comment feature to note “Souper Bowl ” or by putting a marked envelope in the office door slot.
Here’s the Shopping List–