empty bowlsEmpty Bowls: the movement to help end hunger. (Photo courtesy Tina Kasey)OWENSBORO, Ky. (3/4/14) – Tickets are now on sale for the annual Empty Bowls of Owensboro, Kentucky fundraiser.

This year’s event will take place Thursday, April 24 at 6 p.m. in the Saints Joseph and Paul Catholic Church Parish Hall, 514 East 4th Street.  

This local event is part of a national grassroots movement to raise funds for those in need of food and to help end hunger.

Tickets are $15 and available at First Presbyterian Church and the Brescia University Public Relations Office.

Only 350 tickets will be available for this event, which sold out prior to the event last year when it was held at First Presbyterian Church.

Your ticket allows you to select a ceramic bowl from hundreds of handcrafted bowls made especially for this event by local artisans and students of Brescia University.

The bowls will be created by Brescia’s Art Department which will supply the clay, glaze, and location for each participant at the event. Participans will then use their selected bowl to receive one of four soups made by local chefs and churches.

Soup-makers this year:

  • First Presbyterian Church
  • The Journey Church
  • Kim Jagoe with Simple Path
  • The Campbell Club 

Soup selections will be one vegan soup and three non-vegan.

Student volunteers from the Brescia Clay Club will wash your bowl for you when you are finished and it is yours to take home at the end of the evening.

Tickets may be purchased in advance by cash or check beginning March 4 through April 25 at the First Presbyterian Church Office (1328 Griffith Ave) or at the Brescia University Public Relations Office, located in office 207 (second floor) in the Lechner Graduate Center (311 West 7th Street). If all tickets are not presold, they will made available at the door. You are highly encouraged to purchase your ticket in advance.

Last year more than $6,600 was presented to Rushing Wind Church of God. 

David Tucker, Rushing Wind Pastor, will give a presentation at this year’s event sharing how the funds were used to assist the church’s food pantry.

For more information on Empty Bowls, please contact Tina Kasey at (270) 686-2110 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

SurfKY News
Information provided by Tina Kasey

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

In Other News...

E-town's Hendrickson USA to Add Another 21 Jobs

ELIZABETHTOWN, Ky. (4/27/15) – When Hendrickson USA LLC announced plans to build a highly advanced facility in… Read More

Mustangs Lose to Ohio County via Shutout

GREENVILLE, Ky. (4/27/15) — Visiting Ohio County edged Muhlenberg County 2-0 in a 10th District baseball game Saturday. Read More

Most Read This Week

April 23, 2015 7881

Man Charged with Sodomy, Incest/Victim under 12

by SurfKY News
April 20, 2015 5077

Nortonville Woman Charged with Meth Possession at…

by Madisonville Police Department
April 24, 2015 4420

UPDATE: Police Can't Substantiate Injured Man…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 22, 2015 4126

Crime Stoppers Fugitive of the Week – April 22,…

by Hopkinsville – Christian County Crime Stoppers
April 22, 2015 4065

Madisonville Man Accused of Domestic Violence/Rape

by SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

April 17, 2015 13645

An Open Letter from an Addict

by Olivia Kirks
April 02, 2015 8916

UPDATE: Madisonville Man Injured in Head-on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

April 27, 2015 2125

Online Petition Seeking Re­opening of Shanice…

by Samantha Carver, SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 1844

Hopkins County Drug War ― Are We Winning?

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 1011

Hopkins County Sheriff's Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 962

Church Attempts to ‘Inspire’ Teens in Self-Worth,…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 718

Smoke Filled House Prompts 911 Call

by Madisonville Fire Dept.
April 27, 2015 658

Mustangs Lose to Ohio County via Shutout

by Steve LeMaster
April 27, 2015 641

Traffic Advisory for Western Kentucky

by Keith Todd
April 28, 2015 530

ATV Driver Injured When Vehicle Overturns

by SurfKY News
April 27, 2015 481

Lady Mustangs Take Two from Calloway in…

by Steve LeMaster
April 27, 2015 466

WKCTC Physics Associate Professor Wins Second…

by Tammy Thompson