Empty Bowls to help fill local Food Cupboard

For Immediate Release:  March 16, 2015

BLOOMSBURG — Empty Bowls 2015, hosted by Bloomsburg University’s Center for Leadership and Engagement, aims to fill the empty bowls of individuals around the community who are in need of food.

The event will be held on Sunday, March 29, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Kehr Union Ballroom. A minimum donation of $10 for adults and $5 for students is requested for unlimited soup tasting.  

At the event, guests are invited to taste a variety of soups donated by local chefs and community organizations. Participants will also have the opportunity to purchase hand-crafted, clay bowls created by local artists. All proceeds of BU’s Empty Bowls 2015 will go to the Bloomsburg Food Cupboard to end hunger in the local area.

Bloomsburg University is one of 14 universities in Pennsylvania’s State System of Higher Education. The university serves approximately 10,000 students, offering comprehensive programs of study in the colleges of Education, Business, Liberal Arts and Science and Technology.