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8th Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser Oct 25, 2020 | 4:00pm |

Empty Bowls 2020 is SOLD OUT!

Thank you to everyone who purchased meals to support this year’s Empty Bowls To Go Fundraiser! We are humbled by the outpouring of generosity from our community. The proceeds from the event will help us to continue to deliver food to 675+ children in Orange County every week! It is because of YOU that we are able to fill their bowls!

We look forward to seeing you on Sunday, October 25th for pick up at Market & Moss.

Help TABLE feed the children in our community!

Due to COVID-19, we have re-organized our Empty Bowls fundraiser to honor the need to keep everyone safe with a contact-free experience while still offering you a delicious meal prepared by some of our community’s award winning chefs!

Thanks to the generosity of our supportive chefs, we are able to offer you several amazing meal options including vegetarian and gluten free choices. In addition, our potter community has come together, once again, and donated beautiful, handcrafted bowls to raise needed funds.

You’ll find more detailed information below about our meal packages, bowl selection, and how pick-up will work on the day of the event.

We are so grateful to the chefs, potters and sponsors who are enabling us to continue the Empty Bowls tradition. 100% of the proceeds will go to supporting TABLE’s Weekend Meal Backpack program. We hope you will be able to participate!

Meal Package Options

We have created two levels of meal packages for two and four people.

Our Base Meal Packages include your choice of soup paired with salad and bread. If you choose a base meal package, you have the option to add bowls at an additional cost. With the add-on(s), TABLE staff will select the bowl(s) for you this year.

Our Donor Hero Packages include your choice of soup paired with salad, bread, and dessert by Chapel Hill favorites Bill Smith and Nancie McDermott.  Donor Hero packages also include bowls for two or four people and offer the added benefit of selecting your bowl(s) online. 

Bowl Selection and Packaging

Due to logistical challenges, we are not able to offer everyone the opportunity to choose a bowl.

If you purchase a Base Meal Package and would like a bowl, you will need to select it as an “add-on” to the meal, at an additional cost. TABLE staff will hand-pick the bowl for you, carefully pack it, and include it with your meal at pick-up.

If you purchase a Donor Hero Package, you will be given the opportunity to preview and select your bowls ahead of time online. Once you’ve purchased your Donor Hero package, a TABLE representative will reach out to you with next steps and instructions for previewing and selecting your bowls. Please note:

  • We will need you to carefully review the information in the email we send to you. We ask that you respond that it has been received and reviewed to ensure we reserve the desired bowl for you.
  • Do not call the office to request your choices before we reach out to you via email. We will be reaching out in the sequence we receive finalized paid orders through our ticketing system.

Bowls will go online starting Monday, October 12th and selection will stop on Friday, October 23rd to allow TABLE staff time to package each bowl. If you order the Donor Hero package before October 12, please note that we will reach out to each person  in the sequence the orders come in. 

Once chosen, the specific bowls will be tagged and set aside. The reserved pieces will be carefully packed and included with your meal at pick-up. 

Meal Pick Up at Market & Moss

All purchased meals will be available for pick up at Market & Moss, located in Southern Village at 700 Market Street, Chapel Hill, between the hours of 4:00 – 7:30pm on Sunday, October 25th, 2020.

When you purchase your meal, you will be asked to select a 15 minute time window to pick up your order. Upon arriving at Market & Moss, one of our staff will be outside to greet you and ask for your name. We ask that you remain in your car, be wearing a mask (as all of our staff and volunteers will be as well), and wait for delivery to your car window.

** PLEASE NOTE: We will be updating this page frequently so please come back to learn more about our chefs, the food that will be served, and what the potters in our community have donated!

Thank You to Our Participating Chefs!

Thank You to Our Sponsors!