Greensboro College, Guilford College Meet in Football "Soup Bowl" Sept. 3 to Benefit Greensboro Urban Ministry

"GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Greensboro College and Guilford College will meet in the 20th annual Soup Bowl football game, 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 3, at Guilford's Armfield Athletic Center in Greensboro.

Admission to the game is free with the donation of two cans of nonperishable food items. Proceeds will benefit Greensboro Urban Ministry.

Students, faculty and staff also are gathering food donations on their respective campuses before the game.

The annual series, which began when Greensboro College added football as an intercollegiate sport in 1997, has generated donations of more than 80,000 cans of food to benefit Urban Ministry and other regional charities.

Guilford leads the series 11-8 and has won the past three games.

Greensboro College provides a liberal-arts education grounded in the traditions of the United Methodist Church and fosters the intellectual, social, and, spiritual development of all students while supporting their individual needs.

Founded in 1838 and located near downtown Greensboro, the college enrolls about 1,000 students from 29 states and territories, the District of Columbia and seven foreign countries in its undergraduate liberal-arts program and four master's degree programs. In addition to rigorous academics and a well-supported Honors program, the school features a 17-sport NCAA Division III athletic program and dozens of service and recreational opportunities."

- A Press Release

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