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JAN. 30 FUNDRAISER: Help the Food Bank of NELA, get an artisan bowl and restaurant coupons

JAN. 30 FUNDRAISER: Help the Food Bank of NELA, get an artisan bowl and restaurant coupons

MONROE, La. (KNOE) – The Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana is preparing to host its 5th Annual Empty Bowls fundraiser event, which will help put feed people in our community.

The event will be held on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and it will look a little different this year.

“In 2021, Empty Bowls is being re-imagined due to the pandemic. To protect the health and safety of our community, we will be having a drive-thru event,” said a message posted on the food bank’s website.

You can help the food bank feed families in need by purchasing a ticket to the event, which will help the Food Bank provide about 200 meals to children, families and seniors who face hunger in our community. You get a little something too.

“With the price of an event ticket, guests can choose a beautiful bowl to take home as a reminder of all of the empty bowls in our community. They will also pick up a to-go container of delicious soup, plus a Dining Passport with coupons for local restaurants!”

Get a Ticket:

Click here to purchase a ticket.Tickets are either $15 or $40. The $15 ticket does not include an artisan bowl. Supplies are limited!

Here’s more information from the Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana:

The Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana serves a 12 parish region. Over 63,000 people in our area struggle with hunger, a number that includes over 23,000 children. Thanks to generous community support, the Food Bank is able to provide over 7 million meals annually through our network of programs and community partners.

Dining Passport Vendor Participants:

2021 Empty Bowls ticket holders will receive a special “Dining Passport” with coupons to local restaurants.

  • Taste of India
  • Good Earth Salad & Juice Bar at Fiesta Nutrition
  • The Fat Pelican
  • For His Temple
  • JAC’s Craft Smokehouse
  • Grown & Grazed in Ruston
  • Staple Sandwich Co. Ruston
  • Thurman’s Food Factory
  • Newk’s Eatery
  • Dreux Coffee
  • Spice & Tea Exchange
  • CC’s Coffee House Monroe
  • Braiz’n Bar & Grill

2021 Artists:

Thanks to the generosity of our local artisans, Empty Bowls ticket holders will get to take home a beautiful, handcrafted bowl.

  • Ann Johnston Currie
  • Brooke Cassady
  • Gary Ratcliff
  • Sheila Floyd
  • Kathy Hosking
  • Paula Meredith
  • Connie Gardner
  • Megan Smith
  • Lexi Smith
  • Sarah Hoffman

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Published at Fri, 29 Jan 2021 22:08:51 +0000

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