Compassion, Collaboration,
Responsibility, Education, Diversity

15th Annual Empty Bowls Luncheon

Make plans to join us for this beloved, community event!

DATE, TIME & LOCATION

Tuesday, May 30
11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Embassy Suites, downtown Lincoln



ABOUT THE EVENT

This event supports our programs, which allow us to feed the hungry citizens of our community and service area.

All online ticket purchases for Empty Bowls made on or after Wednesday, May 24 will NOT be mailed. They will be available at the Welcome/Will-call table at the event.



2017 PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS & FEATURED AGENCY PARTNER

Fifteen of Lincoln's finest restaurants--including The Bridge, this year's featured Food Bank Agency Partner--will offer tempting soups, breads and desserts.

2017's Participating Restaurants & Planned Soups
9 South Chargrill - Broccoli Cheddar
Billy’s - Chicken & Wild Rice
Buzzard Billy’s - Chicken Tortilla
Chef Au Chef - Tomato, Basil, Feta Bisque
Chez Hay - Sunday Pot Roast Stew
Embassy Suites - Chicken Tortilla
FireWorks Restaurant - Carrot & Jalapeno Bisque
Hickory Road - Brunswick StewPanera - Soup TBD
La Paz - Potato Chorizo
Outback Steakhouse - Clam Chowder
Prairie Plate - 15 Vegetable Minestrone
The Eatery - Creamy Cremini
The Ground Up Catering Company - Whiskey Slim's Santa Fe Chicken Stew
Venue - Hungarian Wild Mushroom with the house made chips
Featured Agency Partner: The Bridge Behavioral Health - Pork Chili Verde

Each person attending leaves with a hand-crafted pottery bowl of their choosing from Down Under Pottery. The empty bowls symbolize the bowls our community has filled over the years--and the bowls that still need filling.

TICKETS ON SALE March 31st!

• Plan to get yours before the event sells out (and it will)!
• $25 each, including sales tax
• Each ticket purchase includes admission to the event, soup, and a handcrafted, original pottery bowl, courtesy of Down Under Pottery.
• Tickets will be mailed out weekly through May 24. After May 24 any online or call-in orders will be available at the event will-call table.

2017 EVENT SPONSORS


Sponsors Updated Weekly!

Soup Kitchen ($5,000+)

Peed Family ($15,000)
Rogers Foundation ($15,000)
Dean Foods-Land O'Lakes

Soup Bowl ($2,500-$4,999)
Garner Industries
Sutton Linder and Sutton
Sid Dillon
RKD Alpha Dog
Union Bank & Trust
Bryan Health
Nelnet
Baxter Auto-Toyota / Lexus / Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, Ram
Farmer's Mutual Insurance Company of Nebraska
Hexagon Lincoln
Wells Fargo Foundation
Agility Fuel Solutions

Soup Ladle ($1,500-$2,499)
Cline Williams Wright Johnson & Oldfather,LLP
US Bank
Judson Irrigation
Molex
INSPRO Insurance
Kinder Porter Scott Family Foundation
Hiland Dairy Foods Company, LLC
LincOne Federal Credit Union
Legacy Retirement Communities
United Healthcare

Soup Spoon ($750-$1,499)
Hy-Vee
Pinnacle Bank
B&R Stores (Russ's Market, Super Saver)
Security First Bank
Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Inc.
Smithfield Corporation
DuTeau Chevrolet-Subaru
Cornhusker Bank
Continental Contitech/USW Local 286
Nebraska Land Title & Abstract
C&T Kucera, LLC
Sinclair Hille Architects
P&L Technology
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