Empty Bowls Fundraiser for Community Cooperative
Community Cooperative announces the return of the Empty Bowls fundraiser, presented by FineMark National Bank & Trust, to take place on Saturday, Feb. 26, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Alliance for the Arts in Fort Myers.
Sanibel Pottery will be collaborating with this yearâs event to raise hunger awareness through art. One-of-a kind handcrafted ceramic bowls made by Lee County school children and artisans will be available for purchase at the event as a reminder of those who go hungry right here in Lee County.
This yearâs event will feature:
- A soup cook-off and soup sampling from local favorite restaurants
- Vendor area, including local artisans
- Silent auctions
- Food trucks
- Family friendly activities
- Dance and music performances by local schools and organizations, and more.
The event supports Community Cooperativeâs emergency food programs that include Samâs Community CafÃ© & Kitchen, Community Market and Mobile Food Pantries.
Admission is free for kids and $10 for adults 18 years and older, including a ceramic bowl while supplies last and soup tasting.
For information, visit CommunityCooperative.com.