Empty Bowls Fundraiser for Community Cooperative


11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Event Type

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 year’s 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 year’s 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 Cooperative’s emergency food programs that include Sam’s Community Café & 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.

This article was submitted by a Guest Author of the Above Board Chamber.