Wayzata High Schoolâ€™s annual Empty Bowls fundraiser is set for Thursday, May 21, from 5 – 7 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.
All of the proceeds from this fund raiser benefit Interfaith Outreach and Community Partners. The suggested donation for the event is $10. The public is also asked this year to bring a non perishable food item for the food shelf.
Participants receive a hand-made bowl created by students in pottery II, III and the Advanced Placement pottery class. Patrons of the event have always found the bowls to be collectibles and often request the students inscribe the bowls with the artistâ€™s name and the date of the event
For the suggested donation, each bowl chosen by the patrons, is filled with steaming soup and a piece of bread. The evening is the culmination of the work of 200 to 250 students producing 500 bowls throughout the year. Learning the process of creating bowls in their classes, their hard work and creativity pay off on this night.
In past years, the event has raised more than $5,000 annually for the IOCP to directly benefit the fight against hunger in the Twin Cities.
Tickets can be purchased at the IOCP office in Wayzata, the WHS activities office, the second floor office at WHS and the CES office at Central Middle School, as well as at the door on the evening of the event.
Image courtesy Wayzata Public Schools.