YWCA Empty Bowls event raises over $31,000 for food insecurity in Peterborough area

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Ticket holders selected a hand-crafted bowl donated by local artisans and a coupon for a local restaurant

YWCA Peterborough Haliburton’s 18th annual YWCA Empty Bowls event has raised $31,427 for YWCA Nourish Food programs to prevent and relieve hunger in the city and county of Peterborough.

The event, held last Saturday (February 26) at The Venue in downtown Peterborough, offered ticket holders the chance to select hand-crafted bowl donated by local artisans of the Kawartha Potters Guild and Kawartha Woodturners Guild.

Each $50 ticket also included one restaurant coupon card featuring discounts from participating restaurants, redeemable for six months. Participating restaurants include Amandala’s, Baked 4U, Black Honey, Central Smith, Fresh Dreams, Gerti’s, Naked Chocolate, Pastry Peddler, Stickling’s, That’s A Wrap!, and The Cheese Shop. (Read more…)