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2018 Empty Bowls

September 23, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

2018 Empty Bowls
Local at Heart Empty Bowls Fundraiser

Making a Difference

Our 2018 Empty Bowls fundraiser was another great success – we again raised funds to help fight hunger right here in our community. Please plan to join us again next year: the need is ongoing, and we need your help!

I want to thank you for allowing me to bring my granddaughters to the Empty Bowls event. They haven’t stopped talking about it and use their bowls every day to remind themselves about the cause. I would very much like to be a volunteer for this event next year.
— Helen, Kingston

Thank You!

Our Sponsors

Thank you! We appreciate your help and dedication to fighting hunger in our community.

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Bowl Sponsors


Thank You for BEING YOU and
Making the EMPTY BOWLS Event a Success

Alex Sherwood
All the bowl painters
Arlene Santinello
Barb Raczak
Ben Munch & The Frat Boys
Danny, Bill & Kyle Harkin
Christine Raymo
Dawn Borrello
Emma Schlagler
Erica Wagner
Girl Scouts Heart of the Hudson
Joe & Evan Londa
Joe Triplo
Justine and Phil Leger
Karyn Morehouse
Kathy Nguyen – SUNY NP
Kimiko & Ami Link

LizaBeth & Doug Madara
Lorraine O’Donnell
Maddy Jezerski
Michele Riddell
Misty Mountains Girl Scouts
Nancy Owen
Nathan Roper
Sarah Hull
Sue Benz
TLK Portable Toilets
True Value Of New Paltz
Tom Smiley
Ulster Publishing – New Paltz Times
Ulster Savings Bank Employees
Wildlife Eric
Woodcrest Bruderhof Community
Woodland Pond at New Paltz

Thank You for the Edible Donations

A Tavola
Amazin’ Melts
The Bakery
Bridge Creek Catering
Cake Artist Cafe
The Cheese Plate
Convenient Deli
Jenkins-Lueken Orchards
Karma Road

K&E Beverage
Labella Pizza Bistro
Lola’s Cafe
Los Jalapeños
Main Course
Main Street Bistro
Minard Farm Beverage Co.
Mohonk Mountain House
Mountain Brauhaus
P&Gs Restaurant
The Parish
Schatzi’s Pub

Thank You for the Entertainment

Jazz Music – Charles Frommer Trio
And Special Guest Kate Weston
Jace – Illusionist & Mentalist

Lianna Maley – Henna Artist
Joe And Annette Tanzi – Cotton Candy & Popcorn
Face Painting & Henna – Girl Scouts Troop #60142

Thank You for the Auction and Fisherman’s Raffle Items

Angel Nails
Art In Soul Tattoo & Piercing Studio
Arrowood Farms
Barner Books
Bradley Farm
Brooklyn Cider House
The Cheese Plate
Colombia Beauty Supply
Cruise Planners
Dedrick’s Pharmacy & Gifts
The Chateau
Eden Boutique
Emerson Resort & Spa
Gourmet Pizza
Handmade And More
Hudson Valley Goldsmith
Isabella’s Treasures
Jeff Shapiro
Joe Triplo
Kevin Cook
Kevin Dannemann
The L Salon
Lester Chiropractic
Lush Eco Salon
Gardiner Liquid Mercantile
The Living Seed
Lucky C Stables
Maglyn’s Dream
Matt Maley

Michael Gold
Minnewaska Lodge
Mohonk Mountain House
Mohonk Preserve
Mountain Float Spa
New Baby New Paltz
New Paltz Biking & Kayaking
New Paltz Golf Course
New Paltz Karate Academy
New Paltz Wine & Spirits
Nicole Jurain Pottery
Orefice Baseball Academy
Pasquale’s Restaurant
Pegasus Footwear
Rino’s Pizza
Robibero Family Vineyards
Rock & Snow
Rock Candy Vintage
Scarborough Faire
Skydive The Ranch
Stacie Flynt
Thorn Winter
Unison Arts
Village Pizza
Water Street Market
Whitecliff Vineyard and Winery
World’s Coolest Rain Gauge Co.

September 23 on Huguenot Street




bowls ready for glazing

The Event

Choose from hundreds of one-of-a-kind hand painted bowls, lovingly made by volunteers in our community.

Sample the delicious soups donated by 20+ of your favorite local restaurants.

Hunger and food insecurity is a problem right here in Ulster County. All proceeds from this event benefit local food pantries in our community. Come and feel the love as so many caring individuals come together to help! Enjoy a delicious and fun day, and keep your beautiful bowl as a poignant reminder that the need is ongoing.

The Menu

Delicious soups from these local restaurants:

  • A Tavola – Ox Tail Minestrone
  • Amazin’ Melts – Tomato Soup
  • Bacchus – Chili
  • Bridge Creek Catering
  • La Bella Pizza Bistro – Pasta Fagioli
  • Cake Artist Cafe – Tomato Bisque
  • La Charla – Pozole (pork & hominy in huajilo sauce)
  • The Cheese Plate – Italian Wedding
  • Convenient Deli – Kale Soup
  • Gadaletto’s – Clam Chowder
  • Garvan’s– Potato Leek
  • Hokkaido – Miso Soup
  • Huckleberry – Butternut Squash
  • Los Jalapenos – Black Bean
  • Karma Road – Red Lentil Dahl
  • Lola’s – Cream of Mushroom
  • Main Course – Vegetable Soup
  • Main Street Bistro – Clam Chowder
  • Mohonk Mountain House
  • Mountain Brauhaus – Weiner Goulash
  • P&G’s – Smokey Butternut Squash
  • The Parish
  • Schatzi’s Pub – Roasted Red Pepper & Balsamic Bisque

Delicious bread from:

  • The Bakery

Fresh apple cider from:

  • Jenkins-Lueken Orchards
  • Minard Family Farms

Beer courtesy of:

  • K&E Beverages

Chocolate chip cookies from:

  • Freihofer’s Bakery

H2O courtesy of:

  • Ulster Savings Bank



  • Jazz by the Charles Frommer Trio


  • Jace – Illusionist and Mentalist

Fisherman’s Raffle & Silent Auction

  • Raffle items from 60+ local businesses and makers
  • 10 terrific silent auction items

Face Painting – Cotton Candy – Popcorn

This year’s 2018 Empty Bowls event was a great success. Have a look…

2018: Painting the Bowls

Scores of volunteers young and old helped to create the beautiful bowls for this year’s event.
At The Field of Dreams
At The Girl Scout Camporee
At New Paltz Reformed Church
At Ulster Savings Bank
Fired Bowls
Woodcrest Bruderhof Community

The Woodcrest Bruderhof Community in Rifton NY has graciously donated over 200 one-of-a-kind hand-made ceramic bowls! These beautiful pieces were made by two of Woodcrest’s young “potters in training.” The potters were happy and excited to participate in an event that helps the hungry in our region, while gaining real-world experience throwing, painting and glazing bowls. They did a terrific job! Thank you to Woodcrest and these talented young men.



September 23, 2018
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Huguenot Street
92 Huguenot Street
New Paltz, NY 12561 United States
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