Tackling hunger in South Bend

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – Two rival schools are teaming up to tackle hunger in South Bend.

Marian High School and St. Joseph High School will be coming together for St. Vincent de Paul Society’s 7th annual Hunger Bowl.

On Wednesday, Sept. 26, from  8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., monetary and non-perishable food donations will be accepted at the food drive to benefit St. Vincent de Paul Society’s food pantry.

The annual Hunger Bowl trophy will be awarded  at the soccer game at Marian High School on Sept. 26 at 7:00 p.m. to the school with the most donations.

In the last six years, organizers say more than 14,000 tons of food have been donated to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, which serves more than 50,0000 people in St. Joseph County each year.

For more information visit the organizations Twitter or Facebook page.

Catholic lay organization, St.Vincent de Paul Society of St. Joseph County, was established in 1904 and whose goal is to join the community in providing for the needs of those in poverty. The organization provides food, clothing, financial and education assistance to those in need.

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