The Spring Gala Post-event Update

On Saturday, June 2nd Empty Bowls Monongalia held its first annual Spring Gala at Benton Grove Bed and Banquets. Guests enjoyed a reception featuring hors d’oeuvres, beverages, socializing, and music provided by Jenny Wilson. The light rain did not dampen the spirits of the attendees during the delicious buffet dinner and the incredible jazz of …

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Recipient of the 2014 Governor’s Service Award

Thanks for making this happen! $89,085 Raised to Fight Local Hunger 11 Food Pantries providing support to 22,855 individuals 7 Feeding Programs providing 140,582 meals 3 Weekend Backpack Feeding Programs providing 7,000 backpacks Recipient of the 2014 Governor’s Service Award Thank you for your Leadership and Contribution! We are the only organization in Monongalia County …

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Empty Bowls potatoes

Dominion Post In an area where food insecurity is a real and terrifying dilemma, two tons of potatoes can make a huge difference. On May 20, just such a meaningful donation was made by Davis Farms, of Preston County. Empty Bowls volunteers Mike Mosser, Mike Miller and Tammy Miller picked up the potatoes at the …

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Empty Bowls raises $78K

Dominion Post Empty Bowls Monongalia (EBM) has had its most successful year yet in its ongoing fight against hunger. EBM has been operating for seven years, with each year seeing marked increases in funds raised to combat food insecurity. In 2014, a total of $77,750 was raised, an $12,550 increase over last year. The money …

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It Takes Our Village to Feed the Hungry

Empty Bowls Monongalia (EBM) has been operating for 7 years, with each year realizing marked increases in funds raised to combat food insecurity in Monongalia County. 2014 has seen the largest increase yet, with a total of $77,750 – an impressive $12,550 over last year’s giving. The monies raised were distributed to 21 agencies addressing …

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What Is A Potato Worth?

In an area where food insecurity is a real and terrifying dilemma, two tons of potatoes can make a huge difference. On Tuesday, May 20, just such a meaningful donation was made by Davis Farms, of Preston County. Empty Bowls Volunteers Mike Mosser, Mike Miller, and Tammy Miller picked up the potatoes at the farm …

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