Fighting Hunger…One Bowl at a Time

WHAT IS EMPTY BOWLS?

In 1990 a high school art teacher in Michigan helped his students solve a problem.  They were searching for a way to raise money to support a food drive.  What evolved was a class project to make ceramic bowls for a fund-raising meal.  Guests were served a simple meal of soup and bread and were invited to keep the bowl as a reminder of hunger in the world.

By the following year, the originators had developed this concept into Empty Bowls, a project to provide support for food banks, soup kitchens, and other organizations that fight hunger.

As a participant of our event, you will also select a handcrafted ceramic bowl designed by professional potters, school and university art classes, sample delicious soup and bread from local chefs while listening to live music – all of which will be donated.  As in Michigan, you will take the bowls home as a reminder

That someone’s bowl is always empty.

 

OCTOBER 20, 2018 SPASH HIGH SCHOOL STEVENS POINT 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

 

1 month ago

Thank you to all who attended Empty Bowls 2018! We raised over $20,000 to support hunger and poverty education and aid efforts in Portage County!

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Empty Bowls 2018 is this Saturday, October 20!
Join us for great soup and entertainment and take home a hand-painted bowl that will remind you that "someone's bowl is always empty". All this for ... See more

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We still need about 15 volunteers. It's a fun event at which to volunteer, served a great cause, and you even get the tshirt! You can sign up at vounteetstock.org

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We still have volunteer opportunities for Empty Bowls 2018! Register on volunteersrock.org!

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This Saturday, October 20! Empty Bowls 2018 Help support hunger and poverty relief efforts by attending this fun event!

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