Off the Hill with Tricia Swenson: Vail Valley Salvation Army is filling empty bowls, food pantry

Off the Hill with Tricia Swenson: Vail Valley Salvation Army is filling empty bowls, food pantry
Local News

By Ross Leonhart

In an area as affluent as the Vail Valley, it’s hard to believe that hunger exists. Surprisingly, nearly 500 households utilize the Vail Valley Salvation Army’s food pantry every month. Empty Bowls was started eight years ago to help supplement the cost of replenishing the shelves at the food bank. This lunch a la soup kitchen features some of the valley’s favorite restaurants serving up soups, homemade bread and delicious desserts. Some of the flavors included lobster bisque, roasted butternut squash and tomato cheddar. Diana Mathias, of Slifer Smith and Frampton Real Estate, discovered this event while visiting friends in …

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