Visalia Rescue Mission to Host Empty Bowls Event February 25

The Visalia Rescue Mission will host its annual Empty Bowls event on Tuesday, February 25, from 5:30-7:30pm at its Community Center location, 741 N. Santa Fe. The event is sponsored by nutrient companies: Nutrius, Diamond V, Elanco, Adisseo and Zinpro, on behalf of the international organization Empty Bowls.

All soups will be catered by the Vintage Press, with appetizers by Pita Kabob, and desserts catered by Visalia Country Club.

The event will feature a silent auction, live music by Jason Avila, and tours of the VRM. Attendees will be able to take home a handcrafted clay bowl. A professional potter will be on site, throwing bowls.

Empty Bowls is an international project to help fight hunger, personalized on a community level. The goal of this event is to provide money for the Visalia Rescue Mission to help feed the hungry and raise awareness about the issues of hunger and food security.

Tickets are $30 and must be purchased in advance. All of the proceeds will go directly to the Visalia Rescue Mission. For tickets or more information, visit or, email [email protected], or call 740-4178.

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