UGA football players paint bowls.
The Food Bank of Northeast Georgia’s 19th annual Empty Bowl Luncheon raises awareness and funds to help end hunger by offering a simple lunch of sandwiches and soup served in hand-painted ceramic bowls, many of which were recently decorated during a Valentine’s Day volunteer event at the Georgia Museum of Art. Attendees will also have an opportunity to bid on silent auction items, including bowls customized by UGA football players. The food bank distributed close to 12 million pounds of donated and salvaged surplus food through 225 partner agencies in 2015, and works with programs including Food 2 Kings, the Mobile Pantry Program, Feeding a Family and Agency Distribution.
Eat a simple lunch of soup and a sandwich to raise money for the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia. Handcrafted pottery bowls decorated by volunteers are available to eat from and take home. See Calendar Pick on p. 37.