Tag archives: Empty Bowls

Foodbank Feeling Full After Empty Bowls
By Richard Mineards   |   December 14, 2021

After making it an online event given the pandemic last year, the 23rd annual Empty Bowls fundraiser at the headquarters of the Foodbank of Santa Barbara County, just a tiara’s toss from its normal venue at the Ben Page Youth Center, was quite the gridlocked occasion at the weekend. The bustling event, founded by bubbly […]

Bowling for Soup
By Richard Mineards   |   November 21, 2019

The 22nd annual Empty Bowls fundraiser at the Ben Page Youth Center was so oversubscribed there had to be three seatings for the simple soup and bread meals, which allowed the 1,000 participants paying just $30 to choose a hand-crafted bowl and, after dining, take the colorful ceramic home. The bustling event, founded by the […]

Full Bowls
By Richard Mineards   |   November 22, 2018

The 21st annual Empty Bowls fundraiser at the Ben Page Youth Center was so oversubscribed, there had to be three seatings for the simple soup and bread meals, which allowed the 1,000 participants paying just $30 to choose a hand-crafted bowl and, after dining, take the colorful ceramic home. The bustling event, founded by the […]

Bowled over
By Richard Mineards   |   November 23, 2017

The 20th annual Empty Bowls fundraiser at the Ben Page Youth Center was so busy there had to be three seatings for the simple soup and bread meal, which allowed the 1,000 participants paying just $30 to choose a hand-painted bowl and, after dining, take the bowl home. The bustling event, founded by Danyel Dean, […]