Empty Bowls event raises over $5,200 for Good Samaritan House - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

Empty Bowls event raises over $5,200 for Good Samaritan House

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

The Empty Bowls event held November 21, by the SIU School of Art and Design and the Neighborhood Co-Op Grocery, raised $5270 in three hours.

The Good Samaritan House in Carbondale will be the recipient of all the funds raised. 

Commenting on the Empty Bowls project the Executive Director of Good Samaritan Ministries said, "Good Samaritan Ministries considers themselves very fortunate to be the recipient of the Empty Bowls project proceeds. It is indeed a pleasure to participate in such a unique project. We would like to thank everyone involved in the bowls and all of the effort put into the project. We hope to work with all of you again next year. Thank you all very much!"

Pattie Chalmers, Associate Professor Ceramics, posted a comment on the event's Facebook page, "Thank you to everyone who came out on such a cold and blustery day today. Thanks to the 100 Bowl Challenge made by our third year grad Rob Lorenz and all of the effort put into the project. We hope to work with all of you again next year. Thank you all very much!"

Previously, the 2014 Empty Bowls event raised over $2,300 for the Good Samaritan House. 

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