The pre-K 3 class at Assumption Catholic School in Fairfield collected 1,100 cans of soup for Homes for the Brave, the Bridgeport shelter for homeless service veterans, the school said.

The project began in October and concluded with the Super Bowl Feb. 5.

One of the incentives in collecting soup was that students were allowed to wear jeans on Fridays, instead of their uniforms, if they brought in a can of soup to benefit the project.