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Second Harvest Food Bank

Date & Time:
Thu, Feb. 28, 2019 | 5:00 - 7:30 PM

Location:
Urbana University Student Center
579 College Way
Urbana, Ohio 43078
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Description:

Urbana University, a branch campus of Franklin University will once again partner with the Second Harvest Food Bank to host Empty Bowls 2019, an event to raise awareness about the growing problem of hunger in Champaign County. The eighth annual Empty Bowls of Champaign County will be held Thursday, Feb 28, from 5-7:30 p.m. in the Urbana University Student Center.

The event is a fundraiser for Second Harvest Food Bank of Champaign, Clark and Logan Counties offering patrons a beautifully hand-crafted ceramic bowl and a simple meal of soup and bread for purchase.  All proceeds benefit the Food Bank, which supports 10 Champaign County member agencies—all local food pantries, soup kitchens and shelters. Second Harvest Food Bank collects, stores, and distributes over 600,000 pounds of food annually to these member agencies for distribution to hungry families and individuals throughout the county.

Urbana University students, coaches, faculty and staff support this event to fight hunger by volunteering at the event, greeting community members, washing bowls, serving soup and sitting on the event planning committee. 

The community is invited and encouraged to join the University for a modest meal with a powerful message.

For more information, contact Shana Loveless, Director of Community Relations, at 614-947-6142 or shana.loveless@urbana.edu.  

Event Type:

  • Alumni
  • Students
  • University