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Care Center Empty Bowls Event Jan. 28 Supports Hunger Relief

Annual Event Kicks Off Ministry's 35th Anniversary


Last updated 1/27/2020 at 4:04pm

Lake Wales Police Lt. David Black and his finished bowl (new picture with correct bowl)

The Lake Wales Care Center on Tuesday, Jan. 28 will kick off its 35th Anniversary with its annual Empty Bowls event that calls attention to the fact that many people face hunger every day.

The free event raises funds for local hunger relief programs through the sale of bowls painted by community leaders, artists and local "celebrities." Area restaurants donate soup for the event, which begins at 5:30 p.m. in the Family Life Center of the First Presbyterian Church of Lake Wales, 16 N. 3rd Street.

Empty Bowls is a nationwide program begun in 1990 by an art teacher wanting to teach his stu...

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