The love and concern for others that motivates Empty Bowls Virginia Peninsula to host the EBVP fundraiser and that drives you to participate, now requires the cancellation of our planned gathering on March 20th, 2020.
Making grants to the charities from our ticket sales and cash donation proceeds will still be possible. We encourage you, our community, to continue to respond with additional donations to these organizations.
The charities are:
SAME, THRIVE, Virginia Foodbank, FISH, Inc., Grove Christian Outreach Center, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church Sunday Suppers and LINK of Hampton Roads, Inc..
Hold on to your tickets but know that is is too soon to tell if the event will be rescheduled.
Understanding the pressure this corona virus will place on the community, please consider making an additional donation. Thank you
2020 Event; Friday, March 20th from 5:30 pm thru 9 pm at The Historic Hampton Post Office
132 East Queen Street, Hampton Street and Garage Parking Available
Our Annual Fundraiser: Friday, March 20, 2020, We will hold our annual fundraising event to raise money for, and awareness of, local food assistance programs. For your donation and attendence,
you will gain some insight into the efforts being made locally to help feed people in our community. You will be able to sample soups from local resturants who help us in this
endevour and you will take home a commorative bowl contibuted by local artists supporting our goals. We thank all the
restaurants, musicians, artists and volunteers who make this event a success.
About Empty Bowls:
The Empty Bowls Project was initiated by a Michigan art teacher in 1990 as a way to raise charitable funds for his
community. His idea spread, and Empty Bowls events now take place across the United States and in at least a dozen
other countries. Millions of dollars have been raised and donated to hunger-fighting organizations.Our Mission:
Empty Bowls Virginia Peninsula is engaged in a grassroots effort to raise both money and awareness in the fight
against hunger in our local communities. The Empty Bowls Project is an international grassroots effort to raise both
money and awareness in the fight against hunger. Learn More