Your Name: Brett Downey
Your Group: Our Lady of the Mountains Parish
Location: Cumberland, MD
Years Participated: 4
First Year: 2012
This Year: Collected $1,259 for St. Anthony Place, $1,259 for Union Rescue Mission
Thank you, Our Lady of the Mountains Parish ! We are touched that your hold our mission and your efforts so close to your heart. We appreciate all you do!
How did you hear of Souper Bowl of Caring?Through our church.
Why did you choose to join the Souper Bowl of Caring team?Helping those who need food in my community is very important to me.
What does your group do to participate in the Souper Bowl of Caring movement?We collect money at all five church sites and our youth do skits and speak from the pulpit.
What have you found is most successful for raising cash and food items?Lots of promotion, the more the better!
Was there any particularly meaningful or moving story from your collection you would like to share?Just the pride our youth take in being part of it all.
Tell us a little about where you donate your collection to.Our Food Pantry St. Anthony's Place and The Union Rescue Mission.
Are there any resources you feel Souper Bowl of Caring could develop to enhance your collection?Continue to provide as many tools to promote the event each year!
What does participating in Souper Bowl of Caring mean to your group?The chance for us to help those in need and give back to our community.
What does it mean to you?Being someone who has had to use food pantries in the past, the effort is close to my heart. Will do anything I can to make sure no one ever goes hungry.