Empty Bowls — Save the Date

Mark your calendar for Thursday, March 7, 2019

11 AM - 7 PM

Empty Bowls brings community members together for food and fellowship. Students and local artists donate hundreds of hand-crafted bowls in support of the event. Proceeds from Empty Bowls help Feed My People provide food to thousands of hungry families throughout west central Wisconsin.

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May 2018

FMP will be closed

Monday, May 28

In observance of Memorial Day, FMP will be closed on Monday, May 28th.

June 2018

Bowl Painting Event

Tuesday, June 12  | 1 - 3 PM

Join us at the L.E. Phillips Senior Center for a fun afternoon of painting bowls that will be given back to Feed My People to be used for the Empty Bowl Fundraiser. Bring $1 per person donation to help defray the cost of the painting materials.

Kids 4+ years are invited but must be with a grandparent or a parent. Join the fun and be creative, all while helping families in our community who struggle with hunger.

No experience necessary. Supplies will be provided. Call (715) 839-4909 to reserve your spot. 

Open Volunteer Night

Thursday, June 14  | 4 - 7 PM

Come volunteer and learn more about your area food bank! Volunteers can expect to help repack bulk food items such as pasta or cereal or help label cans. Activities are kid-friendly and children as young as 8 are welcome to volunteer with a parent. This evening is set up for small family groups or individuals.

 There are two shifts -one from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and the other from 5:30 to 7 p.m.- to choose from. For more information or to sign up, contact us at Nick@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 ext. 101. 

July 2018

Open Volunteer Night

Thursday, July 12 - Wednesday, July 12, 2017  | 4 - 7 PM

Come volunteer and learn more about your area food bank! Volunteers can expect to help repack bulk food items such as pasta or cereal or help label cans. Activities are kid-friendly and children as young as 8 are welcome to volunteer with a parent. This evening is set up for small family groups or individuals.

There are two shifts -one from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and the other from 5:30 to 7 p.m.- to choose from. For more information or to sign up, contact us at Nick@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 ext. 101. 

Bowl Painting Event

Monday, July 16  | 6 - 8:30 PM

Please join us for an evening of bowl painting, wine, conversation and fun at Eau Claire Regional Arts Center located at 316 Eau Claire St. Eau Claire! Bring all your creative energies, decorating ideas and sense of whimsy and get ready to spend the evening decorating bowls for Feed My People's Empty Bowls event next March. The bowls stay with us - but you have some creative fun and the happy anticipation of seeing them on display next March at our biggest fundraiser - Empty Bowls. 

Since we keep the bowls there is no charge for the event, but there will be a $5.00 suggested donation to help cover the cost of supplies. No experience necessary. Supplies will be provided. Please RSVP to Suzanne at suzanne@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 ext. 104.

August 2018

Open Volunteer Night

Thursday, August 9  | 4 - 7 PM

Come volunteer and learn more about your area food bank! Volunteers can expect to help repack bulk food items such as pasta or cereal or help label cans. Activities are kid-friendly and children as young as 8 are welcome to volunteer with a parent. This evening is set up for small family groups or individuals.

There are two shifts -one from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and the other from 5:30 to 7 p.m.- to choose from. For more information or to sign up, contact us at Nick@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 ext. 101. 

September 2018

Open Volunteer Night

Thursday, September 13  | 4 - 7 PM

Come volunteer and learn more about your area food bank! Volunteers can expect to help repack bulk food items such as pasta or cereal or help label cans. Activities are kid-friendly and children as young as 8 are welcome to volunteer with a parent. This evening is set up for small family groups or individuals.

 There are two shifts -one from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and the other from 5:30 to 7 p.m.- to choose from. For more information or to sign up, contact us at Nick@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 ext. 101. 

October 2018

Open Volunteer Night

Thursday, October 11  | 4 - 7 PM

Come volunteer and learn more about your area food bank! Volunteers can expect to help repack bulk food items such as pasta or cereal or help label cans. Activities are kid-friendly and children as young as 8 are welcome to volunteer with a parent. This evening is set up for small family groups or individuals.

There are two shifts -one from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and the other from 5:30 to 7 p.m.- to choose from. For more information or to sign up, contact us at Nick@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 ext. 101. 

November 2018

Open Volunteer Night

Thursday, November 8  | 4 - 7 PM

Come volunteer and learn more about your area food bank! Volunteers can expect to help repack bulk food items such as pasta or cereal or help label cans. Activities are kid-friendly and children as young as 8 are welcome to volunteer with a parent. This evening is set up for small family groups or individuals.

There are two shifts -one from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and the other from 5:30 to 7 p.m.- to choose from. For more information or to sign up, contact us at Nick@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 ext. 101. 

December 2018

Open Volunteer Night

Thursday, December 13  | 4 - 7 PM

Come volunteer and learn more about your area food bank! Volunteers can expect to help repack bulk food items such as pasta or cereal or help label cans. Activities are kid-friendly and children as young as 8 are welcome to volunteer with a parent. This evening is set up for small family groups or individuals.

There are two shifts -one from 4 to 5:30 p.m. and the other from 5:30 to 7 p.m.- to choose from. For more information or to sign up, contact us at Nick@fmpfoodbank.org or 715-835-9415 ext. 101. 

March 2019

2019 CVA Sing Concert

Sunday, March 3, 2019

Proceeds from this event benefit FMP. There will be two performances at 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM. The choir is directed by Gary Rambo and accompanied by Karol Hommen.