Your Name: Letishia Cross
Your Group: Starrville C.M.E. Church
Location: Winona, TX
Years Participated: 10
First Year: 2007
This Year: Collected $90 for East Texas Food Bank
How did you hear of Souper Bowl of Caring?Searching the web for ways to involve the youth in our church with helping others.
Why did you choose to join the Souper Bowl of Caring team?It was organized and I like the concept of "SOUPER BOWL"
What does your group do to participate in the Souper Bowl of Caring movement?We accept donations from church family at the end of worship service on Super Bowl Sunday in marked Soup pot!
What have you found is most successful for raising cash and food items?Children standing with soup pots have proven to be most successful.
Was there any particularly meaningful or moving story from your collection you would like to share?The little children are always excited to hold the big pot!
Tell us a little about where you donate your collection to.We donate to local, state or national organizations,
Are there any resources you feel Souper Bowl of Caring could develop to enhance your collection?Resources are very accommodating and helpful when trying to spread the word to the members of the congregation.
What does participating in Souper Bowl of Caring mean to your group?Always an exciting time and we have turned it into an opportunity to dress in our favorite sports team's jersey which promotes fellowship and growth within our church family.
What does it mean to you?Its truly has helped to develop stronger bonds in our church youth family and help grow responsibility for the the youth, which in turn makes me me feel as a director that we're teaching our youth to do what God would have us do.