"Souper" Bowl of Caring kicks off in Carbondale on Saturday - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

"Souper" Bowl of Caring kicks off in Carbondale on Saturday

(Source: Southern Illinois University) (Source: Southern Illinois University)
CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) -

Super Bowl 50 will kick off late Sunday afternoon in San Francisco, California.

The "Souper Bowl of Caring" will kick off the day before, on Saturday, at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale.

The SIU Football Salukis will be making some noise to fight hunger in southern Illinois. The team will be helping the Good Samaritan Ministries and the Murphysboro Food Pantry fight hunger by spending the day collecting money for the two organizations.

As in past years, you'll see the football team in their Saluki uniforms outside of the Walmart stores in Carbondale and Murphysboro, Krogers in the same two cities, Schnucks, The Neighborhood Coop,and at Murdale True Value in Carbondale.

The guys will be there from 8 am until 4 pm with a soup pot, asking folks to contribute to the cause.

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