MANCHESTER, Conn. (October 17, 2019) – Manchester Community College volunteers took in hundreds of donated hand-crafted bowls this week. The bowls will be handed out to guests who donate to the Empty Bowls Project Saturday, October 19, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the college’s Culinary Arts Center. The event benefits Foodshare, the regional food bank serving Hartford and Tolland counties, where 1 in 9 people struggle with hunger, including 33,000 children.
The annual Empty Bowls Project at Manchester Community College has raised over $328,000 in the last 21 years. Admission is $20, with a discounted price of $8 for children 10 and under. Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance at www.foodshare.org.