Media Coverage

Empty Bowls Mon Thank You

Food pantries on the rise at college campuses

Rotary fights hunger

Empty bowl article featured in Dominion Post.

Check out a brief write up about Empty Bowls in the Dominion Post from Tuesday Nov 5th.

Check out the coverage by WBOY of the Empty Bowls Kickoff Event held Thursday Sept. 19th. by Mon General Hospital. You can also check out video of the event here.

The Empty Bowls Luncheon is causing quite a stir these days. Many activities in support of Empty Bowls, Empty Bowls involvement and other related Empty Bowls events are springing up around the county. The following are notifications and announcements of such activities.

View a recent article in the Dominion Post about the Empty Bowls grant to WVU Rack.

Thank you advertisement from the Empty Bowls Board of Directors placed in the Dominion Post. Just in case you did not see it, you can view it here.

The Dominion Post article related to the event.

WBOY – Channel 12 video coverage

Empty Bowls Luncheon 2013 was a success! The NEWS from here on will be coverage and discussions related to the success of the day.

Letter to the Editor, The Dominion Post, Feb. 17, 2013.

Just in case you did not hear it on one of the local radio stations click here to hear a public service announcement about Empty Bowls.

Morgantown Rotary makes a sizable contribution to Empty Bowls: View the newspaper picture here.

Empty Bowls Monongalia establishes an endowment fund at YCF: Here is a Dominion Post article discussing the new endowment fund at Your Community Fund.

Letter to the Editor, Dominion Post: A letter to the editor was written by an Empty Bowls volunteer, previous Empty Bowls board member and co-founder of Empty Bowls Monongalia, Mavis Grant-Lilly. View it here.

A news release was submitted discussing the gift of the Sew Inn’s 2012 West Virginia Mountain Quilt Quest Shop Hop quilt to Empty Bowls Monongalia. The quilt was donated to contribute to this year’s fundraising efforts. Raffle tickets are available from any Empty Bowls board member or by sending an email to Empty Bowls.

Empty Bowls Monongalia and The WOW Factory Team Up and they need YOU!
Are you interested in doing something to help alleviate hunger for your neighbors in Monongalia County? Would you like to do more than simply attend the annual Empty Bowls Luncheon? If you answered yes to either of these questions, there is an opportunity for you to contribute in an enjoyable and meaningful way. The WOW Factory is hosting Bowl Parties to produce hand painted bowls for the annual luncheon. Bowls are available to be painted for only $6.00 per bowl. You hand paint the bowls, they are fired by the WOW Factory staff, and the completed bowl will be transported to the annual luncheon. Your hand painted bowl will be available for someone to choose and take home as a reminder of the fight against hunger here in Monongalia County. If you are interested in painting bowls call Dina at The WOW Factory at 304-599-2969. Here is a chance to have fun, to be creative, and do something to help others in Monongalia County.

Dominion Post , Dec. 17, 2012 – An article in the Dominion Post discusses the contributions made to the community from the procedes of the Febuary 2012 Empty Bowls Luncheon. Also review the newspaper Thank You Publication for the 2012 luncheon.

PNC Bank – During the month of December PNC Bank, Suncrest Towne Center, will make a donation to Empty Bowls Monogalia with each personal checking account opened.

Wiles Hill Community Center – Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 6pm-8pm
Held at the community center was a bowl making workshop. Participants were provided all materials needed to decorate a hand made clay bowl of their choice. The bowls were to be fired, clear glazed and then used at the February 2013 Empty Bowls Luncheon. The cost was $6 per bowl decorated.

Governor Proclaimation of Appreciation – The board of directors received a proclamation from the Governor of the State of West Virginia recognizing the work that Empty Bowls Mon has done serving the food pantries and meal programs in Monongalia County. The proclamation was presented by the Monongalia County legislative delegation to the Board of Directors at the Empty Bowls Donor’s Reception held on Thursday, September 27, 2012. The proclamation spotlights the more than $110,000 raised by Empty Bowls since 2007 that has been distributed to local agencies serving those living with food insecurity.