A Heartwarming Meal

A Heartwarming Meal

Table's third-annual Empty Bowls raised funds to feed area children.

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Warm soup, dessert and live music made for an enjoyable afternoon as Table hosted their third-annual Empty Bowls on the lawn of Provence of Carrboro as a fundraiser to provide healthy, emergency food aid to area children. Guests chose a keepsake bowl from potters as varied as Haand and Carrboro High School’s ceramics teacher and then chowed down on soup and desserts while enjoying live music. “Thank you for finding room in your hearts for the kids of Chapel Hill and Carrboro,” co-founder Joy MacVane told the crowd. She said Table helps hundreds of kids, but estimated that there are 2,600 food-insecure children preschool-aged through middle school in the area.

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Table’s Volunteer Director of Operations Randee Hartzell and Exective Director Ashton Tippins.


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David Schwartz and Table’s Community Outreach Coordinator Suzi Palladino.


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Table co-founder Joy MacVane thanked attendees for supporting the cause.


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Neil and Kyle Pedersen.


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Table volunteers Kristin Galeri and Mackinsey Manning.


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Table volunteers Molly Horan and Arielle Martinez.


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Jessica Anderson and David Schwartz.


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