FOLLOWUP: Burien’s ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser raises new record – $25,300!


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Over 1,100 people attended Burien’s 13th annual ‘Empty Bowls’ Lunch & Dinner fundraiser last Friday, Jan. 26, and a new record was set – $25,300 was raised!

Last year, this event raised around $21,000 – so for 2018, around 15% more was brought in!

Proceeds will be split and donated to the Highline and White Center Food Banks.

Soup winners were:

Restaurant Category:

  1. 1st—Azteca: Diablo Shrimp Soup
  2. 2nd—The Point Liquor and Eats: Potato and Sweet Corn Chowder
  3. 3rd–Smarty Pants Garage:Tomato Basil Soup

Non-Restaurant Category:

  1. 1st—Merrill Gardens at Burien: Hungarian Mushroom Soup
  2. 2nd—Day Star Retirement Living: Chicken Chowder
  3. 3rd—Burien Nursing Rehabilitation: Black Bean Soup

“Thank you to our wonderful community!”

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