The homeless enjoy a meal, and the Super Bowl, in downtown West Palm Beach

More than 300 people attented the event

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Super Bowl Sunday is often the day many use as an excuse to eat lots of food and sit back to watch a football game. But for the homeless of Palm Beach County, it is just another day they struggle to get through the day.

To help those who need it the most, hundreds of volunteers gathered at the Chapel By The Lake in Downtown West Palm Beach to throw the homeless a party.

Just as the sun set, a line wrapped out onto the sidewalk as many got in line for a hot meal. 

Others picked out their seat early as the pre-game show began blaring on a giant screen.

"I couldn't wait to get here. It's something to do. Mingle with others with the same problems who for one night can forget their problems and have a good time," Nancy Fishel, who recently found herself without a job and living on the street.

The event was just a chance for the homeless to catch the big game. Numerous vendors lined up behind the seating offering various services.

Some volunteers showed up to cut hair, give out clothes and help the homeless find work.

This is the 6th annual event. Organizers estimate more than 300 people took advantage of the event and services.

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