30,000 pounds of uneaten food from Super Bowl donated to Florida food banks

More than 30,000 pounds of food that was not eaten at the Super Bowl will be donated to a food bank.

Beef tenderloins, barbecue chicken, wings, ribs, charcuterie plates and other food items were packed up from VIP and concessions areas of the Hard Rock Stadium and sent to five Florida food shelters, ESPN reported.

"It's a full volunteer job for everyone. We just want to help people in need," Ellen Bowen, with Food Rescue US which is helping to organize the food collection, told ESPN. "It's amazing to see how much food there is that otherwise would have been thrown in the trash that can now feed so many people."

The food will be given to the Miami Rescue Mission, the Broward Outreach Center, Broward Partnership for the Homeless, Lotus House Shelter and Camillus House.

The food will be able to feed an estimated 20,000 people.

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