FloArts prepares for annual Empty Bowls project
Florida School of the Arts students are preparing for this year’s Empty Bowls project, an international grassroots effort to raise money and awareness in the fight to end hunger. Members of the Florida Club of the Arts will host the event on Friday, October 18, from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Beef O’ Brady’s, 201 North 1st Street, Palatka.
According to FloArts faculty sponsor Dan Askew, proceeds from the event will benefit the Feed the Need program, which helps support hundreds of children enrolled in Putnam County schools whose household income is considered to be at or below the poverty level. “While breakfast and lunch are provided at school for all students, the Feed the Need program provides disadvantaged students with food to take home for the weekend,” Askew said.
Tickets are $15. Diners attending the event will enjoy gourmet soups from local restaurants and can select one ceramic handcrafted bowl created by FloArts students. Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance as a donation at Bramlitt’s Plumbing and Electric on Highway 19.
Florida School of the Arts students Christopher Wilken, Elizabeth James, Kyla Hardy, Shonda Hardy and Yasmeen Berrios show their creations in preparation for the annual Empty Bowls project. The event is scheduled for Friday, October 18, from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m., at Beef ‘O’ Brady’s. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the door.
Florida School of the Arts alumna Lydia Borko and faculty sponsor Dan Askew create bowls for the annual Empty Bowls project scheduled for Friday, October 18, from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m., at Beef ‘O’ Brady’s
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