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Kelly Connole, Amanda Zeilinger, Justine Szafran, Erica Zweifel, Elizabeth Budd, Carleton College; Anika Rychner, Community Action Center
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Faculty, Staff, Students, Alumni, and Community Members
An annual on-campus event, the pandemic disrupted the Empty Bowls community meal to raise awareness and funds for Northfield's Community Action Center Food Shelf. Professor Kelly Connole, working with the Community Action Center and Carleton's Center for Community and Civic Engagement, organized a virtual replacement for the event. Description of the event: "For the past 16 years, Carleton Ceramics has hosted the annual Empty Bowls community meal on campus to raise awareness around hunger issues and funds for the CAC Food Shelf. With the covid-19 pandemic and a shelter-in-place order, that community gathering is just not possible, so Empty Bowls is going virtual for 2020! On Friday, May 15, please use an Empty Bowl from a previous event (or any other bowl!) and post a picture of you and your bowl on your Instagram page and tag @carletonceramics, #carletonceramics. Or post your picture to Facebook and tag the CCCE! Consider making a donation to the CAC Food Shelf or any local organization with a mission to fight hunger anytime during the week of May 11-16 in honor of the virtual event. A $20 donation is suggested, but any amount is much appreciated! Donate through Venmo @CarletonEmptyBowls, the Community Action Center website, or text EmptyBowls to 44321."
Art/Creativity, Carleton College, Empty Bowls, Inequality/Disparities, Minnesota, Nonprofits/Charity/Donations, Northfield, Social Media
Virtual Empty Bowls 2020
Connole, Kelly; Szafran, Justine; Zweifel, Erica; and Budd, Elizabeth Lenora, "Virtual Empty Bowls 2020 Poster" (2020). Covid-19 Archive: Documents. 34.