Salvation Army Empty Bowls benefit lunch helps fill local food banks

Salvation Army Empty Bowls benefit lunch helps fill local food banks
Local News

By Randy Wyrick

EDWARDS — The Salvation Army spends about 20 bucks for every box of food it provides to people who need it.That works out well because a ticket to Friday’s Empty Bowls luncheon costs $20.“Everyone can afford $20 to go to a charity function,” said Tsu Wolin-Brown, director of the local Salvation Army.For that you get soup, bread and dessert from some of the area’s best restaurants.“Plus you get an empty bowl to take home to remind you that there’s hunger in the world and in the valley,” Wolin-Brown said.It’s styled after a soup kitchen, but those soups are created in …

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