Tickets are now on sale for the 5Cities Homeless Coalition 4th Annual Empty Bowls Community Luncheon happening Thursday, September 24, 2014 from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm at St. Patrick’s Church Parish Hall in Arroyo Grande.
Purchase your tickets here (small handling fee charged), You may also order tickets by phone or email, and we’ll have them at “will call” for you. Call (805) 574-1638 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you can’t make it to the lunch, you can still help by filing our virtual bowl of hope.
For a $25 donation you choose a handcrafted bowl made by area artists and then enjoy a simple meal of soup and bread donated by the region’s best chefs. Enjoy the meal, keep the bowl and know you have helped to make a difference. Your donation will support the work of the 5Cities Homeless Coalition to house and serve homeless families in South County. You give. We act. Families find homes and hope.
Come any time between 11:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to enjoy your lunch. If you’re in a hurry take out is also available. This wonderful collaborative event is being held to raise awareness of homelessness in our community. It brings local artists, restaurants, businesses and community members together to support the 5Cities Homeless Coalition in its work to help the homeless and those facing poverty in the South County area. From clam chowder to spicy tortilla, soups for every palate are served by our area’s top celebrities, all for a good cause! With the support of over 50 volunteers, 30 artists, and more than 50 restaurants, sponsors and supporting businesses, virtually every aspect of this event is supported by our community.
A few of the many generous restaurants that have stepped up to help thus far include: Alphy’s Broiler, CJ’s Cafe, DePalo & Sons, F. McLintock’s Saloon & Dining House, Honeymoon Cafe, Jaffa Cafe, Penny’s All-American Cafe, Splash Cafe, and Chef Michael Stuart.
We are most grateful to our event sponsors for their support:
Arroyo Grande Hospital – Dignity Health; Coastal Community Builders; First American Title; Pacific Western Bank; Rabobank; SESLOC Federal Credit Union; Wallace Group; Arroyo Grande Chevrolet; Bill Senna’s Insurance Services; ECO Club Five Cities; Kiwanis Club of AG Valley; Miss Etiquette; Pacific Eye Surgeons; San Luis Ambulance; Stifel, Nicolaus & Company; Sure Mortgage Solutions; Brad’s Restaurant; Five Cities CPA’s, Inc.; Pismo Beach Veterinary Clinic; The Temple of the People.
In-Kind Supporters Include: KCOY TV 12 – Central Coast News; Five Cities Eco Rotary; SLOCO Data and Print; Altrusa Intl. Cinco Ciudades.
And supporters from the Faith Community including: St. Patrick’s Catholic Church, Nipomo Community Presbyterian Church, St. Barnabas Episcopal Church, New Life Community Church; St. John’s Lutheran Church.