By SALINA POST
Salina Souper Bowl of Hope is asking for community help to collect 57,000 cans of soup.
The annual collection distributes the soup to the Salina Emergency Aid Food Bank, Salvation Army, Rescue Mission, Ashby House, and DVACK.
The collection, which will accept cans of soup and cash donations, will go through Feb. 11. Salina Souper Bowl of Hope noted in a news release that a $30 donation will allow the organization to purchase 60 cans of soup due to its volume buying power.
Groups can drop off donations of soup and cash at the Salina Emergency Aid Food Bank, 255 S. Chicago Street, on the following dates.
Saturday from 6-7 p.m.
Sunday from 5-6 p.m.
Feb. 4 from 6-7 p.m.
Feb. 5 from 5-6 p.m.
Feb. 11 from 6-7 p.m.
Groups also can call Janie at 785-643-7143 to make an appointment to drop off money and soup.
Additionally, there will be drop-off locations at Salina Dillon's stores at the following times and dates.
●10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4, and Feb. 11
●1-5 p.m. on Sunday and Feb. 5
Collection volunteers also are needed for two-hour shifts at the Dillons locations, Salina Souper Bowl of Hope noted.
If you can help at Planet Avenue Dillons, please call Jerry at 785-643-6549 or JJ at 785-258-4087.
If you can help at the east doors of E. Cloud Street Dillons, please call Paul at 785-643-9895 after 5:30 p.m.
If you can help at the west doors of E. Cloud Street Dillons, please call Janie at 785-643-7143.
If you can help at either the east or west doors of W. Crawford Street Dillons, please call Janie at 785-643-7143.