Tickets are still available for All Faiths Food Bank’s Bowls of Hope event, which will be returning this year to Ed Smith Stadium on December 2, 2018 between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. All Faith’s expects more than 1,500 people to enjoy one of the community’s largest and most popular family-friendly events where 47 of our community’s finest restaurants, caterers, and bakeries will serve delicious, soups, breads, desserts, and more. Guests will choose from a selection of beautiful handcrafted bowls, all donated by local potters, woodturners, artists, and students to take home as a reminder of the empty bowls they help to fill in our community.
Event chair is Susan Malloy Jones and Soup-er Sponsors include Jones Chemical Inc, Gulf Coast Community Foundation, Stephen & Janine Marrone, Keith D. & Linda L. Monda, and the Pezzillo Family. Media sponsors include The Observer Media Group and WUSF Public Media. The event will include a Bubbles, Beignets, and Bowls reception at 10 AM exclusively for sponsors.
200 tickets are still available for purchase at allfaithsfoodbank.org
Cost: General tickets $30, Kids 12 and under $10
The media are encouraged to attend. RSVPs are recommended through the contact below.
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11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Sunday, December 2, 2018
Ed Smith Stadium
2700 12th St
Sarasota, FL 34237
Elodie McCartney Ward
About All Faiths Food Bank
All Faiths Food Bank, awarded a consecutive 4-star rating by Charity Navigator, is a member of Feeding America, the hub of hunger relief in Sarasota and DeSoto counties and serves more than 66,000 neighbors in need through its member network that includes human services organizations, schools, faith-based and secular organizations, and other groups that serve the community. Programs include the Mobile Farm Market, which brings fresh produce to clients, Mobile Pantries, which delivers groceries to areas of highest need, the BackPack Program, ensuring students have food over weekends and holidays, School Pantries, the Campaign Against Summer Hunger, raising food and funds to feed children all summer long, and Cooking Matters, a six-week series of hands-on cooking, shopping and nutrition education classes for kids, adults and seniors. All Faiths Food Bank engages partners who nourish young minds and bodies, including the School District, libraries, the Jewish Federation of Sarasota County and child-centric organizations such as the YMCA, Eagle Academy and the Boys and Girls Clubs. Last year, All Faiths Food Bank distributed 10.2 million pounds of food equating to 8.5 million meals through 188 pantries, soup kitchens, churches, community centers, schools, and programs. Mission: Together with our partners, we provide healthy solutions to end hunger in our community. For more information, call 941-379-6333 or visit www.allfaithsfoodbank.org.