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Checks presented to Highline & White Center Food Banks from Empty Bowls

Checks presented to Highline & White Center Food Banks from Empty Bowls

Wednesday afternoon (Feb. 12) two checks – for $8,160 each – were presented to both the Highline Area and White Center Food Banks from Organizers from the “Empty Bowls” fundraiser…

PHOTOS/VIDEO: ‘Empty Bowls’ sets record, raises nearly $17,000!

PHOTOS/VIDEO: ‘Empty Bowls’ sets record, raises nearly $17,000!

The 9th Annual Burien Empty Bowls Fundraiser was a huge success with record breaking attendance – 1,185 people attended this year’s event held on Jan. 31, raising $16,820…

REMINDER: Enjoy soup in an artistic bowl, fight hunger at ‘Empty Bowls’ Fri.

REMINDER: Enjoy soup in an artistic bowl, fight hunger at ‘Empty Bowls’ Fri.

REMINDER: Help fight hunger in our community AND enjoy some great food at the 2014 ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser this Friday, Jan. 31 at the Burien Community Center…

Help fight hunger with great food and beautiful art at ‘Empty Bowls’ Jan. 31

Help fight hunger with great food and beautiful art at ‘Empty Bowls’ Jan. 31

Help fight hunger in our community AND enjoy some great food at the 2014 ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser on Friday, Jan. 31 at the Burien Community Center. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. – 2... [Read more]

UPDATE: 8th Annual Empty Bowls Raises Nearly $17,000 for Food Banks!

UPDATE: 8th Annual Empty Bowls Raises Nearly $17,000 for Food Banks!

We just learned that the 8th Annual Burien Empty Bowls was another HUGE success, raising $16,762 for the Highline and White Center Food Banks…

PHOTOS: Scenes from the Empty Bowls Fundraiser at Burien Community Center

PHOTOS: Scenes from the Empty Bowls Fundraiser at Burien Community Center

Lucy Mendez, left, and Jeannie Rodriquez show off their fish-shaped bowls, which they chose not to eat out of (they used paper bowls instead). Photo by Scott Schaefer. Burien’s annual Empty Bowls... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Empty Bowls’ Fundraiser is Friday at Burien Community Center

REMINDER: ‘Empty Bowls’ Fundraiser is Friday at Burien Community Center

Which local restaurant will win this year’s “Best Soup” award? Last year, Elliott Bay Brewery was crowned the winner. REMINDER: Burien’s annual ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser... [Read more]

Burien’s Annual ‘Empty Bowls’ Fundraiser is Coming Friday, Jan. 25

Burien’s Annual ‘Empty Bowls’ Fundraiser is Coming Friday, Jan. 25

Burien’s annual ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser is coming to the Burien Community Center on Friday, Jan. 25, with two servings – lunch from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. and dinner from 4 p.m. – 8... [Read more]

‘Empty Bowls’ Fundraiser Organizers are Seeking Potters to Donate Bowls

‘Empty Bowls’ Fundraiser Organizers are Seeking Potters to Donate Bowls

Organizers of Burien’s Empty Bowls Fundraiser are looking for potters or clay students to donate bowls for its event, coming Jan. 25, 2013. “Our goal is 1,500 bowls, and every bowl donated... [Read more]

Elliott Bay Brewing Co. Wins ‘Best Soup’ Award At Empty Bowls Fundraiser

Elliott Bay Brewing Co. Wins ‘Best Soup’ Award At Empty Bowls Fundraiser

The 2012 Empty Bowls fundraiser was a huge success, with 1,150 attendees contributing $18,400 – a record! Of course, major shout-outs go out to all the volunteers, as well as all the local restaurants... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Successful Empty Bowls Event Tops Last Year

PHOTOS: Successful Empty Bowls Event Tops Last Year

Another successful Empty Bowls fundraiser is behind us, setting new records for both attendance and contributions. This annual event raises money for the Highline and White Center Food Banks by accepting... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes From Friday’s ‘Empty Bowls’ Lunch

PHOTOS: Scenes From Friday’s ‘Empty Bowls’ Lunch

The annual ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser for the Highline Area and White Center Food Banks is going on today (Friday, Jan. 27) at the Burien Community Center – and there’s still time to... [Read more]

REMINDER: Empty Bowls TODAY Plus New Art At Burien Community Center

REMINDER: Empty Bowls TODAY Plus New Art At Burien Community Center

Don’t forget today’s Empty Bowls fundraiser at the Burien Community Center, which will benefit the Highline Area and White Center Food Banks! Stop by for lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. or dinner... [Read more]

REMINDER: Carve Out Some Time Tomorrow For Empty Bowls Fundraiser

REMINDER: Carve Out Some Time Tomorrow For Empty Bowls Fundraiser

REMINDER: B-Town’s annual ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser event for the Highline Area and White Center Food Banks is TOMORROW – Friday, Jan. 27th – with lunch being served from 11 a.m.... [Read more]

Volunteers Needed To Help Out At Burien’s Annual ‘Empty Bowls’ Event

Volunteers Needed To Help Out At Burien’s Annual ‘Empty Bowls’ Event

Burien’s annual ‘Empty Bowls’ fundraiser event for local food banks will be held on Friday, Jan. 27th at the Community Center, and volunteers are needed to help out. Volunteers are needed... [Read more]

Highline & White Center Food Banks Receive Checks From Empty Bowls

Highline & White Center Food Banks Receive Checks From Empty Bowls

In an informal ceremony at The Mark Restaurant on Tuesday, Discover Burien’s Debra George passed out checks to two local food banks for the funds raised at this year’s Empty Bowls event. (L... [Read more]

Archery Bistro Wins “Best Soup” Award At Burien’s Empty Bowls Fundraiser

Archery Bistro Wins “Best Soup” Award At Burien’s Empty Bowls Fundraiser

The numbers are in from the official tasters on the Burien Empty Bowls team and this year’s “Best Soup” award goes to Archery Bistro for their chicken and bacon soup. The official “Best... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Last Week’s “Empty Bowls” Fundraiser Sets New Record

PHOTOS: Last Week’s “Empty Bowls” Fundraiser Sets New Record

The annual “Empty Bowls” fundraiser took place last Friday, setting a new record for attendance in the new venue at the Burien Community Center. This annual fundraiser combines beautiful handmade... [Read more]

REMINDER: ‘Empty Bowls’ Food Bank Fundraiser Dinner Is 4pm-8pm TONIGHT

REMINDER: ‘Empty Bowls’ Food Bank Fundraiser Dinner Is 4pm-8pm TONIGHT

REMINDER: Burien’s annual “Empty Bowls” fundraiser is TODAY (Friday, Jan. 28th) at a NEW LOCATION — the Burien Community Center, (14700 6th Ave SW), with both a lunch (11am-2pm) and... [Read more]

PHOTOS: “Empty Bowls” Raises Over $13,000 For Highline Area Food Bank

PHOTOS: “Empty Bowls” Raises Over $13,000 For Highline Area Food Bank

by Scott Schaefer Burien’s annual “Empty Bowls” fundraiser for the Highline Area Food Bank was a smash hit Friday (Jan. 29th), setting records in both attendance (964 diners) and total... [Read more]

PHOTOS: Scenes From Friday’s “Empty Bowls” Lunch For Highline Food Bank

PHOTOS: Scenes From Friday’s “Empty Bowls” Lunch For Highline Food Bank

On Friday afternoon (Jan. 29th), the first of two rounds of Burien’s annual “Empty Bowls” fundraiser for the Highline Area Food Bank was served. For just $10, visitors received a... [Read more]

REMINDER: Fill "Empty Bowls" For Hungry Neighbors Friday, Jan. 29th

REMINDER: Fill "Empty Bowls" For Hungry Neighbors Friday, Jan. 29th

We’d like to remind all our Readers that Burien’s annual “Empty Bowls” fundraiser for the Highline Area Food Bank is next Friday, Jan. 29th, with both a lunch and dinner serving,... [Read more]

Fill Up "Empty Bowls" To Help Hungry Burien Neighbors Jan. 29th

Fill Up "Empty Bowls" To Help Hungry Burien Neighbors Jan. 29th

Burien’s annual “Empty Bowls” fundraiser for the Highline Area Food Bank is coming to Moshier Community Art Center Friday, Jan. 29th, with both a lunch and dinner serving, along with... [Read more]

“Empty Bowls” Raises Over $10K For Highline Food Bank

“Empty Bowls” Raises Over $10K For Highline Food Bank

800 people raised over $10K for the Highline Food Bank at last Friday's "Empty Bowls" fundraiser, held at the Moshier Arts Center. Gina Kallman, Cultural Arts Supervisor for Burien Parks... [Read more]

VIDEO: “Empty Bowls” Helps Fill Up Highline Food Bank

VIDEO: “Empty Bowls” Helps Fill Up Highline Food Bank

We volunteered during the lunch session of Friday’s annual “Empty Bowls” fundraiser for the Highline Area Food Bank, and just couldn’t resist shooting the following video: Get... [Read more]

Annual “Empty Bowls” Fundraiser Is Friday, Jan. 30th

Annual “Empty Bowls” Fundraiser Is Friday, Jan. 30th

UPDATE 1/30/09: We shot some video of today’s lunch session, which drew an estimated crowd of approximately 300 people; you can view the video here. Tonight’s dinner runs until 8pm so get... [Read more]