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Empty Bowls

Empty Bowls: A Benefit for the RI Community Food Bank

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Save the Date

The next Empty Bowls will be held on Friday, October 13, 2017 at Rhodes On the Pawtuxet.

In 2016, Empty Bowls raised more than $88,000 to support the work of the Food Bank.

Download and share the Empty Bowls flyer.

About Empty Bowls

The idea is simple. Enjoy local pottery and food at this casual family-friendly event. Choose a handmade artisanal bowl. Enjoy a diverse selection of tastings from local restaurants. Keep your bowl as a reminder that your support helps fill all the empty bowls in our community.

Sponsor Empty Bowls

Help make Empty Bowls 2017 a success with your sponsorship and gain valuable visibility for your company or organization.

Click here for a sponsorship packet.

Become a Food Participant

Last year, thirty-six local restaurants, caterers and bakeries participated in Empty Bowls, providing amazing samples to all of our guests.

Click on the image below to find out how you can join in Empty Bowls this year.
For more information, contact Kelly Seigh.


Donate Handmade Bowls

For Empty Bowls to be a success, we need 1,000 handmade bowls. That’s a lot of bowls!

Artists – click on the image below to find out how you can help.
For more information, contact Kelly Seigh.


Participating Restaurants

The Catering Gourmet El Rancho Grande Seven Stars Bakery
Dave’s Marketplace RI Community Food Bank Community Kitchen Shaw’s Supermarket
The Dorrance Rooftop at the G Statesman Tavern

Our Generous Sponsors

HEARTY STEW PRESENTING SPONSOR

Presented by Citizens Bank

CHOWDER SPONSORS

   Shaw's Supermarket

MINESTRONE SPONSORS

Delta Dental   Marcum LLP

CHICKEN NOODLE SPONSORS

Empire Loan / Empire Guitars     Pierce Atwood

BOUILLON SPONSORS

Citrin Cooperman RKD Alpha Dog
FGX International

Photo Gallery

Check out the Photo Gallery from last year’s event.