Contact: K.E. Schwab -- 724-738-2199;
ANNUAL SRU ‘EMPTY BOWLS’ PROJECT
TO RAISE HUNGER AWARENESS, FOOD FUNDS
SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa.
– Slippery Rock University’s Institute for Community,
Service-Learning and Nonprofit Leadership will host its ninth
annual “Empty Bowls” program as a way of raising hunger
awareness across the community on Oct. 24.
will have two seatings, offering lunch from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
and dinner from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room of the
University Union. As a remembrance, participants take home their
“empty bowl” as reminder. The unique bowls are made by
SRU art students and volunteers in the SRU Ceramics
$10 per person, with students permitted to use the cafeteria
“Rock Dollars,” will be sold in the Lowry Center,
Weisenfluh and Boozel dining hall, Slippery Rock True Value, and at
by the event will be used to support area food delivery programs
including the Slippery Rock Feed My Sheep Food Shelter, the Butler
Area Agency on Aging and the I Care House food programs in New
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