Tickets are now on sale for the annual Empty Bowls of Owensboro, Kentucky fundraiser. This year’s event will take place Thursday, April 23 at 6 pm in the Saints Joseph and Paul Catholic Church Parish Hall, 514 East 4th Street. This local event is part of a national movement to raise funds for those in need of food.
Tickets are $15 and available at the following locations:
Allstate Insurance Company Dave Lindow
1210 Burlew Blvd., Ste. A
Monday-Thursday, 8:30 AM-5:00 PM
Contact: Tina Taylor
Rushing Winds Church of God
2613 Cravens Avenue
Contact Amanda Graham at [email protected] for hours
Saints Joseph and Paul Catholic Church
609 East 4th Street
Monday-Friday, 8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Only 300 tickets will be available for this event which has consecutively SOLD OUT prior to the event. If tickets are still available at the time of the event, they will be available for purchase at the door.
Your ticket allows you to select a ceramic bowl from hundreds of handcrafted bowls made especially for this event by local artisans and students of Brescia University. Brescia’s Art Department has supplied the clay, glaze, and location for the bowls to be created.
Each participant at the event will then use their selected bowl to receive one of four soups made available by local chefs and churches. Available this year will be one vegan soup and three non-vegan.
Student volunteers from the Brescia Clay Club will wash your bowl for you when you are finished and it is yours to take home at the end of the evening.
T-shirts and silent auction items will be also be available at the event. Silent auction will be from 6:00-6:45 PM and you must be present to win.
For more information on Empty Bowls, please contact Kayla Cruse at [email protected] or 270.686.2110.