Joining together to fight hunger in our community!
The seventh annual Empty Bowls fundraising event was held Friday, May 4, 2018 at Warwick Valley High School. The Warwick Valley School District and community members JOINED TOGETHER for this successful fundraising effort to fight hunger in our community! The event included:
- Community meal of gourmet soups, fresh bread, dessert
- Kids’ games and fun activities
- Beautiful pottery bowls for sale
- Pottery demonstrations
- Silent Auction
- Basket Raffle
- Performances by Student Musicians
Thank you to the Altice Charity Champions program that awarded WV Empty Bowls a contribution of $1,000. Altice Charity Champions program recognizes area high school community service efforts. Click here to see video and photos of the event and check presentation.
The over $3,300 raised went to the Backpack Snack Attack program, Warwick Community Kitchen and the Florida Community, Greenwood Lake , Warwick Ecumenical and St. Peter Lutheran Church Food Pantries.
Members of the WVHS Empty Bowls Club made beautiful bowls throughout the school year, and helped at the event in many ways.
Altice presented a $1000 award to Warwick Valley Empty Bowls 2018 through its “Charity Champions” program. From left: Shari Blauner, WVHS art teacher & Empty Bowls Club advisor; Louise Hutchison, WVCSD Communications and WV Empty Bowls Coordinator; John Dullaghan, Altice Director, Government Affairs; Gina Buffardi, WVHS teacher and Empty Bowls Club advisor; Shirley Puett, Director of Warwick Backpack Snack Attack, and Michael Sweeton, Warwick Town Supervisor
Members of the WVHS Empty Bowls Club made beautiful bowls and helped at the event in many ways.
A WVHS Empty Bowls Club member helps a young potter make a clay bowl.
Local potter and Empty Bowls volunteer, Roberta Green helps a child with a clay project at the Empty Bowls event.
An Empty Bowls attendee looks over some of the beautiful bowls for sale at the fundraiser event.
A young potter proudly displays his clay bowl.