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Empty bowls fundraiser tonight in Rochester

Empty bowls fundraiser tonight in Rochester

Posted: Thu Oct 11 05:04:15 PDT 2018
Updated: Thu Oct 11 05:04:15 PDT 2018

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happening tonight... a fundraiser where people can help feed hungry families it's called empty bowls and it's hosted by rochester's channel one regional food bank. it's happening at the mayo civic center... and that's where we find kimt news three's annalisa pardo. good morning, annalisa tyler and arielle, in a just a few hours, people can come here to the mayo civic center to help fight local hunger. it's the 14th annual empty bowls event..where families can eat soup and take home decorated bowls... all to raise money for people struggling with hunger in our area. virginia merritt is the executive director of regional one and says hunger is a real issue here. regional one serves about 13 thousand people at the food bank each month in olmsted county... and about 100 thousand people a month in the 14 regions they so while you don't necessarily see 100,000 people in the streets with a sign asking for food, we know those people are out there and they need our help. it's happening from 11am to 8 tonight... it'll also have experience items people can buy, again all to help families in our area. live in rochester, annalisa pardo, and if you can't make it tonight, you can still help out. new this year... people can donate to the regional food bank by simply sending a text... we have the number to text on our website at kimt dot com.////
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