Empty Bowls Event Page

Sponsored by Food Lion Feeds and the CRVA (Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority), Empty Bowls is an event designed to raise awareness and funds in our battle to end hunger in the Metrolina region. Potters of all ages, skill levels and approaches to clay will donate hundreds of handmade ceramic bowls. The bowl then serves as a reminder that someone's bowl is always empty and that we need to continue our efforts to end hunger in our community. For the past several years this event has sold out. The public is invited to attend this wonderful event for just $40 per person. Your ticket purchase includes:


    • - A delicious lunch which will include a soup, a variety of sandwiches, desserts and drinks
    • - A handcrafted bowl of your choice
    • - A free GoPlaySave Charlotte Coupon Book (value $30).

VIP tickets (limited availability)! For $65 you receive all the benefits listed above, plus early entrance into the event at 11:00 a.m. for the first pick at a handcrafted bowl.

Event Includes: a pottery demonstration by Clayworks, silent auction, music, food and over 500 pottery bowls to choose from!

Friday, March 29, 2019
Richardson Ballroom at the Charlotte Convention Center

11:30 am - 1:00 pm

For more information please contact Wendy Nyberg at wnyberg@secondharvest.org.

Buy Tickets Here     Sponsorship Opportunities     Silent Auction Donation Flyer


Parking and Food Drive Info

Tickets will be mailed to billing address provided at checkout approximately 2 weeks prior to the event. If you would like your tickets mailed to a different address, please contact Wendy Nyberg at wnyberg@secondharvest.org with shipping address.

Title Sponsors

CRVA Logo Food Lion Feeds Logo

Soup Tureen Sponsor

American Airlines PSAV

Soup Bowl Sponsor

Darwin Freight

Soup Ladle Sponsor

John & Peggy Schug

JSC Home Connection


Official Print Sponsor:

Boingo Graphics


Our Neighbors In Need Are Counting On You

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