Thanks to some of Pittsburgh’s great restaurants and caterers there will be dozens of yummy soups to eat at this joint fundraiser for Just Harvest and Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.
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Every year at Pittsburgh’s Empty Bowls dinner, hundreds gather for a communal meal of soup and bread, thanks to the generosity of some of the city’s top chefs – with four more added to the roster this year.
This annual event helps to raise money to end hunger in our region, and will also be fun for the kids thanks to Children’s Museum art activities.
Our annual Empty Bowls dinner is meant to be a reminder of those who go hungry in our region, so it’s a simple meal of bread and soup. But that doesn’t mean it can’t be delicious.
Big Burrito Restaurant Group is creating a special soup to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the fundraiser for Just Harvest and Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank.
This year’s family-friendly Empty Bowls fundraiser will provide new children’s activities courtesy of the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh.
How can a tree fight hunger? When it’s been decorated by area students in an effort to promote awareness for the cause. You can help their efforts with a simple click.
Hundreds of people braved the snowstorm and made it out to the 19th Annual Empty Bowls at Rodef Shalom this past Sunday, March 2. Since its beginning, this yearly family-friendly benefit has helped Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and Just Harvest raise over half a million dollars to fight hunger in our region.
A community meal to fight hunger
The annual Empty Bowls is a meager meal of soup and bread, reminding us that too many people in our region still have empty bowls and face hunger.
This marks the 19th year that the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank and Just Harvest will co-host the event. Funds raised will benefit both organizations equally.
Tickets are $20 each and include soup cooked by some of Pittsburgh’s best restaurants and a beautiful handmade bowl to take home. Celebrity soup severs, a silent auction of ceramic art and celebrity-autographed bowls, live music, children’s activities, and soup-to-go are part of the festivities.
This year’s event will also include a bowl-making demonstration, a coffee and espresso bar, and other new additions.
Purchase tickets online or by calling Just Harvest at 412-431-8960.
Join the Empty Bowls event page on Facebook and invite your friends
Despite the seriousness of the cause, the Empty Bowls fundraiser to fight hunger has always been a family-friendly event. This year will be more fun than ever with opportunities for kids – and adults! – to explore their creative side with clay.