Empty Bowls to help fill local Food Cupboard

For Immediate Release:  March 21, 2016

BLOOMSBURG— Empty Bowls 2016, 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, April 3, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Kehr Union Ballroom. A minimum donation of $10 for adults and $5 for attendees under 17 years old is requested for unlimited soup tasting. Children 4 and under eat free.

At the event, guests are invited to taste a variety of soups. Participants will also have the opportunity to purchase art pieces created locally. Baked goods will be available for sale and a children’s activity corner will be provided.

All proceeds of BU’s Empty Bowls 2016 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.