Empty Bowls on April 5 expands, seeks more volunteers

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February 21, 2017 / Comments (0)

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How do you feed 1,000 people all at the same time?

Organizers of Empty Bowls — an annual soup fundraiser for the Butte Emergency Food Bank Backpack program — stare down and overcome such a logistical dilemma every year.

They fill all the bellies who first line up to pick out an original, handmade bowl that students and local citizens create in the Butte High School pottery room. The Butte High Art Club has made about 1,000 bowls to contribute.

The fourth annual event will be held 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 5. This year, the event expands from the main floor of the Butte Civic Center to the adjacent annex.

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