Mark Your Calendar

Thursday, March 7, 2019
11 am - 7 pm
Florian Gardens, Eau Claire

Benefits of Sponsorship

You will receive public recognition at the Empty Bowls event which has over 2,700 attendees.

Your name will be included in a "thank you" ad in the Leader Telegram and on Feed My People's website at

You receive complimentary meal and bowl tickets.

Silent, anonymous gratitude from the thousands of people who receive food because of your generosity.

Become a sponsor

Bowls Needed

Beautiful, hand-crafted bowls made by area students and artists help make Empty Bowls a success! For more information about how to donate bowls, please call us at 715-835-9415.

Empty Bowls Sponsors

Thanks to our 2017 Empty Bowls Sponsors for helping to make the event a success! Become an official sponsor of the Empty Bowls event and receive recognition from over 2,700 attendees while helping nearly 70,000 individuals in our community who struggle with food insecurity.

Monetary Sponsors

Platinum Sponsor–$2,500+

Diamond Sponsor–$1,000-$2,499


Bed, Bath & Drapery Shop

BMO Harris Bank

C&M Properties & Construction

Dick Cable Family

First Net Impressions, LLC

Gathering for Good

Gordon and Dr. Rita Simon

Jeremy and Becky Ostedt

Lasker Jewelers

Northwestern Bank

Regis Court Dental Associates

Sally A. Webb

Team Tiry Real Estate

Gold Star Sponsor–$500-$999


Brenda Peterson

Christ Church Cathedral

Christianson & Freund, LLC

CliftonLarsonAllen, LLP

Connie Fick and Chum Weber

Dave and Becky Wood

Eau Claire Anesthesiologists, Ltd.

Gene Grengs

Group Health Cooperative of Eau Claire

Hulke Family Funeral Home & Cremation Services

Jerry Shea and Heidi Atkins

John A. Kaiser, Attorney at Law

Kristo Orthodontics

Logistics Health Incorporated

Market & Johnson

Maury Pasternack and Shelley Fredson

Midwest Dental Eau Claire North

Miracle-Ear Hearing Centers

Orgel Wealth Management

Peters Real Estate

Randy and Ruth Lundblad

Scott and Shannon Psak


SDS Architects, Inc.

Silver Spring Foods

Timothy and Shannon Young

Toycen Ford Chippewa Falls

U.S. Bank

Weld Riley S.C.

Wiley Law S.C.


Silver Star Sponsor–$250-$499

Ark Animal Hospital

Arthur Accounting Services

Baker Tilly

Bernicke Wealth Management, Ltd.

Bill and Amy Benson

Bob and Janet Lesniewski

Bush Brothers & Company

Chippewa Valley Endodontics, LLC

Cornerstone Physical Therapy

Dan and Debbie Market

David and Jeanette Suchla

David and Jennifer Junker

Dennis and Linda Johnson

G. Mitchell Piper/Capital Coordinators Co.

Gonstead, Stangl & Arkowski Chiropractic

Grimm Family

Heidi & Bruce Olson, AFS, Inc.

In memory of Christopher Iannone, our brother and uncle

Jayne Woodburn and Jim Hazelton

Jonathan & Judy Metz

Julie and Bill Brown

Kiwanis Club of Eau Claire

Landmark Company

MainStreet Capital Management

Mark and Melissa Winter

Michel and Cathy Sultan

Mj and Tim Adler

Pat Williams

Patrick and Holly Hassemer

Randy and Jane Linton

Robert and Debbie Gough

Royal Credit Union

Scott Polenz

Bronze Star Sponsor–$100-$249

Action Tax Service

Beatrice Roycraft

Benedict refrigeration Service, Inc.

Bloomer/New Auburn Food Pantry

Blue Granite Wealth

Bremer Bank

Brian and Rhonda Shufelt

Carolyn Haar

Cheerful Workers 4-H Club

Cheryl Thiede

Chippewa Falls Lions Club

Chippewa Valley Energy

Cleghorn Lions Club

Co-op Credit Union

Curt and Janet Carlson

Darcy and Kimera Way

Denny and Karen Zacho

Don and Barb Dukerschein

Don and Jean Parkhurst

Eau Claire Auto Group

Eau Claire Body Care

Elke and Bob Swanson

Evenson Dental Lab

Gary and Mary Anklam

Georgene Britton

Gerda Anderson

Grace Lutheran Church ELCA

Greg and Karen Solfest

Happy Days Auto Body

Helen and Charles Nordstrom

Hirshfield's Paint

Howard and Sharry Hebert

Hunger Busters

Ida Simonson

Jack and Linda Corey

Jack and Lois Olson

Jamie and Dustin Wolf

Jeffrey and Stephanie Schemberger

Jim and Marie Cristallo

Jim and Meg Flynn

Just Local Food Cooperative

Klemish & Johnson Law Office

Lauer Insurance Agency, Inc.

Lenmark-Gomsrud-Linn Funeral & Cremation Services

Lucy's Soap & Coon Creek Family Farm

Mary McClain

Mike and Judy Reetz

OakLeaf Surgical Hospital

Prestige Auto Corporation

Ralph and Peggy Hudson

Royal Construction

Silver Feather

Smith Funeral Chapel and Crematory

St. John's Lutheran Church

State Farm Insurance, Gregg Bohlig

Steve and Jake Lange

Steve and Sarah Youngblood

The Oxbow Hotel and The Lakely

Tom and Cynthia Hunt

Tom and Jan Drehmel

Wayne and Carole Halberg

Willow Creek Women's Clinic SC

Wipfli, LLP

Wood Duck Nation, Jim and Jill Kasmarek


In-Kind Sponsors


Altoona Family Restaurant

Chippewa Family Restaurant

Connell's Club 12

Eau Claire Golf and Country Club


Houligan's Steak and Seafood Pub


Local Lounge

Randy's Family Restaurant

Yankee Jack's Public House

Florian Gardens

ELCA Church Ladies

Wild Ridge Golf Course


Great Harvest


Bohemian Ovens

Cadott Bakery


French Press

Festival Foods

Blugold Sodexo

Oakleaf Surgical Hospital

HSHS Sacred Heart and St. Joseph hospitals

Mayo Clinic Health System

McDonell Ambassadors


Bob and Nora Fuller

Brian Pressler

Briggs Tent and Party Rental

Children's Museum of Eau Claire

Curt Fawcett

Dancing Cat Arts

Don Weisner

Eau Claire Games & Arcade

EC Printing


Hawthorne Aviation

Joe Knight

Joel Strayer

Kay Scharn

Ken Traaseth

Kindred Spirits Pottery Studio

KP Katering

L.E. Phillips Senor Center

Lake Wissota Golf

Leader Telegram

Lynn McFadyen

Micon Cinemas

Patricia A. Hawkenson

Ramone's Ice Cream Parlor

Rassbach Communications

Robbie Joern

State Theater

The Edge Pub and Eatery

UWEC Art Department

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