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Published May 6, 2017

12TH ANNUAL EMPTY BOWLS FUNDRAISING EVENT

Empty Bowls - 12th Annual Event

The Alameda County Community Food Bank (ACCFB) invites you to the 12th Annual Empty Bowls Fundraising Event. This special function is just one of many vital events that ACCFB orchestrates to support Alameda County residents in time of need.

Alameda County Community Food Bank
ACCFB has been operating since 1985, and provides food for 240 non profit agencies in Alameda County. Through the generous support of the local community, ACCFB is able to provide 540,000  meals weekly to those who need it most. The main goal of the Alameda County Community Food Bank is "to ensure every food insecure child, adult and senior in Alameda County knows where their next meal is coming from".  Since moving into a permanent (larger) facility near the Oakland Airport in 2005, the Food Bank has ramped up distribution of fresh fruits and vegetables by more than 1,000%.

Event Details
The 12th Annual Empty Bowls Event will be an evening of art, nourishment, and advocacy taking place on Thursday, May 18, 2017 from 6:00 - 8:00 PM. The event will take place at the Alameda County Community Food Bank located at 7900 Edgewater Drive in Oakland, California.

Empty Bowl Highlights
Enjoy a delicious soup dinner, take home a hand-painted bowl, participate in the family art and advocacy project, and bid in the silent auction that features beautiful ceramics and fun-filled, family - friendly adventures. For the fourth year, the event will be hosted by KPIX 5's Emmy Award - winning reporter and Bay Area native, Juliette Goodrich. Tickets are $25 for an individual, and $50 for a family (2 adults and 2 children). Please RSVP by May 12, 2017 here: www.accfb.org/empty-bowls.

Additional Information
Additional information relating to the event and event participation is available. For details, please refer to the Alameda County Community Food Bank representative using the information below.

Contact Information
Katheryn Weber
Alameda County Community Food Bank, Events Manager
7900 Edgewater Drive, Oakland, California  94612
(510) 635-3663   ext. 328  phone   kweber@accfb.org    e-mail     www.trivalleyhaven.org     WWW

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4305 Hacienda Drive, Suite 330, Pleasanton, California  94588-2378
(925) 734-6500  phone     (925) 734-6501  fax     info@hacienda.org  e-mail     www.hacienda.org    WWW