2024 Souper Bowl Food Drive!

Donate to the Souper Bowl Food Drive!

Now through February 10, 2024

The Kiwanis Club of Meriden and our family of school-based Service Leadership Programs are proud to announce the 8th annual Souper Bowl City-Wide Food Drive for the Meriden Soup Kitchen, now until February 10!

For more than 40 years, the Meriden Soup Kitchen has provided nutritious meals to those in need. Today, the Soup Kitchen’s volunteers serve nearly 30,000 meals annually. They need our support and the Meriden Kiwanis Family is stepping up to coordinate a city-wide food drive.

  • Donate Non-Perishable Food Items: Drop off your donations on Saturday, February 10 from 9:00am-4:00pm:
    • Stop & Shop, 485 Broad Street Street (Meriden)
    • Meriden Soup Kitchen, 460 Broad Street (Meriden)
  • Donate through Venmo: Send a monetary donation via Venmo to @KiwanisClub-Meriden. Include “Souper Bowl” in the memo.

  • applesauce
  • canned vegetables (corn, carrots, green beans, peas, potatoes)
  • canned or boxed broths (vegetable, chicken, beef)
  • pasta (ziti, penne, rigatoni, elbow)
  • Italian salad dressing
  • instant potatoes
  • beans (baked, pork & beans, garbanzo)
  • canned or boxed basic soups (chicken noodle, vegetable, tomato)
  • canned or bottled pasta sauce
  • crushed or diced tomatoes
  • large container of juice
  • Parmesan cheese
  • margarine
  • milk that doesn’t require refrigeration
  • paper towels

Thank you for supporting the 2024 Kiwanis Souper Bowl!

Since 2017, Kiwanis has collected and donated 39,160 food items and $5,436 to the Meriden Soup Kitchen through the Souper Bowl Food Drive