Fundraisers

Empty Bowls 2024

Click Here to view our 2024 Empty Bowls Sponsors View our 2023 Empty Bowls Sponsors Empty Bowls is back! The much-loved Empty Bowls event will take place on April 28, 2024, to raise money and awareness for the issue of food insecurity in northwest Michigan.   When: Sunday, April 28, 2024 Where: Howe Arena in Traverse City MI Directions Times: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm This year’s event will showcase the connection between Empty Bowls and the artist community here in Northern Michigan with the theme Heartful Artists…brushing away hunger.  Plans are still in the works, but we hope to… Read More »


Empty Bowls 2023

Click Here to view our 2023 Empty Bowls Sponsors Empty Bowls is back! The much-loved Empty Bowls event will take place on April 30, 2023, to raise money and awareness for the issue of food insecurity in northwest Michigan.   When: Sunday, April 30, 2023 Where: Howe Arena in Traverse City MI Directions Times: 11:00 am – 3:00 pm Empty Bowls is a fundraiser that supports food security in Northwest Michigan. Proceeds will be used to purchase healthy produce and protein from local farms for distribution to the Northwest Food Coalition’s 75+ food pantry and emergency meal sites. Event attendees… Read More »


Empty Bowls for Food Rescue

Please join us for the largest fundraiser for Goodwill Food Rescue on November 3 at the Hagerty Center.  Food rescued goes to most of the members of the Northwest Food Coalition.  Many members are solely dependent on this rescued food to feed their clients.


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