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Re: [teacherartexchange] teacherartexchange digest: August 06, 2007


From: M Blue Horn (bluenbham_at_TeacherArtExchange)
Date: Tue Aug 07 2007 - 09:16:09 PDT

the official site is not .com

blue in birmingham

On 8/7/07, Ted and Patti Siegel <> wrote:
> On 8/7/07 2:01 AM, "TeacherArtExchange Discussion Group digest"
> <> wrote:
> > I thought I would reply to every one. Empty bowls is a legitimate site. It
> > is what the site says it is. You can have a supper fundraiser... you can
> > just sell the bowls. The money goes to your local food bank. It is a
> > potter's thing. Took me 7 years from the time I heard about it to the time
> > we actually did it. You can advertise your event on the site.
> >
> >
> > While speaking of wonderful things....
> >
> > It is a transforming thing to do. Who thought peace was such a political
> > word.? r in Maine cleaning for my inlaws who are coming to visit...
> > eeeeeeeekkkkk
> >
> >
> I've done Empty Bowls here in St. Louis for two years now through a local
> charity called Operation Food Search. They put on an "Empty Bowl" event
> (without the soup & bread) at a local mall. Several high schools and some of
> the colleges are involved and also professional potters. They raise a lot of
> money this way for food banks and it is easier for me because I don't have
> to organize the event. The downside is that the kids are only involved in
> the production side. If organizing the actual Empty Bowl event seems
> daunting you might consider teaming up with other schools or your local
> charity working against hunger. They might not exist in rural areas, but I'm
> sure most large urban/suburban areas have some kind of counterpart to our
> Operation Food Search here.
> Patti S.
> St. Louis MO
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