Over 500 guests attended the 4th Annual Fort Bend Empty Bowls and the event raised over $50,000 to benefit East Fort Bend Human Need Ministry. “We are thrilled by the outpouring of support from the community. This is our 4th year to host this event and each year is bigger and better. The funds raised at Fort Bend Empty Bowls will go a long way to help our neighbors in need,” said Connie Esposito, event chairperson. ”The success of Fort Bend Empty Bowls is so important to our ability to continue to provide food and emergency assistance for individuals and families struggling to make ends meet right here in Fort Bend County.”
A featured part of the event were the hand-painted and hand-crafted “empty bowls” which were created and donated by Fort Bend residents, students, civic and church groups. There were soup bowls, pasta bowls and even doggie bowls for sale this year. These bowls symbolize the ongoing efforts to fill empty bowls throughout our community with 100% of the proceeds going to East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry.
For over 20 years, East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry has been helping Fort Bend residents who are struggling to make ends meet by providing food and emergency assistance. Last year, EFBHNM helped over 30,000 Fort Bend residents. For more information about EFBHNM or to make a tax deductible donation visit www.HumanNeeds.org