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As the only food bank in west central Wisconsin, Feed My People distributes
125,000+ pounds of food a week and 6.6 million pounds a year to local
agencies. We are a cost effective way to provide pantries, community meal sites,
and shelters with enough food so thousands of people can be helped each month.

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Monday, March 11, 2013

Empty Bowls 2013 a Milestone

Feed My People Food Bank would like to thank everyone who made Empty Bowls 2013 a success! Together we raised more than $50,000 or about 250,000 meals to help our neighbors in need - more than ever before. Your generosity will make a huge difference to those struggling with hunger in our community!

Empty Bowls Fast Facts

  • More than 1,800 guests dined with us for Empty Bowls
  • 147 volunteers donated their time at the event
  • Local artisans and students crafted and donated 1,415 bowls for the event
  • Local restaurants donated 240 gallons of soup

To view our thank you ad in the Leader-Telegram, click here.

If you enjoyed the delicious soup at Empty Bowls, here's where you can find it before next year's event -

  • Chicken Dumpling - Randy's Family Restaurant and Altoona Family Restaurant
  • Vegetable Beef - Eau Claire Golf & Country Club
  • Potato and Leek - The Florian Gardens and KP Katering
  • Chili - Houligan's Steak and Seafood Pub

Thank you for joining us in the fight against hunger. See you next year!