Empty Bowls

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SPONSORS, POTTERS, & RESTAURANTS

Empty Bowls Fundraiser

Join us for a meal to help fight hunger & homelessness in our community!

Attendees select a bowl handcrafted by local WNC artists and enjoy a meal of various soup tastings, bread, and dessert provided by local restaurants. VOTE for your favorite soup!

The bowl guests take home serves as a reminder of all of the empty bowls in our community as well as the warm hearts that work to fill them.

Join us for a meal and a handcrafted bow for the price of your ticket.

Thursday, February 27, 2020
Hart Theatre
Waynesville, NC 28786
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

VIP tickets are limited to 50 total tickets and can only be purchased in advance. This allows for admission at 5:30 (30 minutes early) to have the first choice of a bowl and the freshest soup tastings.

AT THE DOOR PRICES:
Adult General Admission (at the door): $30
Child General Admission (at the door): $15

BECOME A SPONSOR – READ BELOW

Description

SPONSORSHIP LEVELS

Gold Sponsor:  $2,000+

  • 4 event tickets
  • Name and Logo prominently displayed on flyers
  • Prominently mentioned on all press releases
  • Acknowledgment on Pathways website to include logo and link
  • Acknowledgment on the Facebook page
  • Acknowledgment on event program

Silver Sponsor:  $1000-$1999

  • 2 event tickets
  • Acknowledgment on Pathways’ website to include logo and link
  • Acknowledgment on Pathways’ Facebook page
  • Acknowledgment on event program

Bronze Sponsor:  $500-$999

  • 2 event tickets
  • Acknowledgment on event program
  • “Pathways Partner” Decal

ADDITIONAL SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

*****In addition to financial sponsorship, Pathways would be glad to accept in-kind donations of raffle items.

LOCAL CHEFS & RESTAURANTS

Local chefs and restaurants will be competing for bragging rights and to be the official 2020 HPC Filler of Bowls Award.

Dinner will be served “sampling style” allowing each guest to casually sample each and every entry and individually vote on each category.  Each guest will also receive a locally handcrafted bowl created by a local potter.  Guests can purchase raffle tickets towards a variety of items to be raffled off rounding up the evening’s entertainment.

As a chef or restaurant, in return for approximately 400 – ½ cup servings (subject to change according to ticket sales), you will be featured in HPC Empty Bowls Event advertising and evening festivities, on HPC’s Facebook and Instagram, and have the opportunity to take home the official 2020 HPC Filler of Bowls Award!  You are also welcome to enjoy dinner, festivities and will receive one free raffle ticket (with the opportunity to purchase more).

Please consider donating a gift certificate for your restaurant as a raffle item.

CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE THE CHEF/RESTAURANT REGISTRATION

POTTERS

As a potter, in return for:

*8 bowls you will be featured in HPC Empty Bowls Event advertising and evening festivities, on HPC’s Facebook and Instagram page!  Your bowls and information about you and your studio will be displayed and then taken home by 8 happy recipients.  You are also welcome to enjoy dinner and the festivities.

*12 bowls you will be featured in HPC Empty Bowls Event advertising and evening festivities, on HPC’s Facebook and Instagram page!  Your bowls and information about you and your studio will be displayed and then taken home by 12 happy recipients.  You AND A GUEST are also welcome to enjoy dinner and the festivities.

*20 + bowls you will be featured in HPC Empty Bowls Event advertising and evening festivities, on HPC’s Facebook and Instagram page!  Your bowls and information about you and your studio will be displayed and then taken home by 20+ happy recipients.  You AND A GUEST are also welcome to enjoy dinner and the festivities. AND you will receive 4 raffle tickets!

Please consider donating additional pottery as a raffle item.

CLICK HERE TO COMPLETE THE POTTER’S REGISTRATION 

Haywood Pathways Center is a faith-based 501c3 non-profit organization providing emergency shelter and short-term housing for those experiencing homelessness in Haywood County. All contributions to Pathways are fully tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Tax-exempt ID #47-2608669.

Our goal is to help individuals in crisis build new foundations and break cycles. We provide for the basic needs of food, shelter, and safety, but also provide person-centered and holistic case management to assist our residents in accessing resources and support services to achieve recovery, learn life skills, and obtain employment and housing.

Pathways need your support to continue providing critical services to those in need in Haywood County. Thank you in advance for your support.

Additional information

Type of Ticket

Adult Advance General Admission: $25, Child Advance General Admission: $10, VIP Adult Admission: $40, VIP Child Admission: $10, SOUP ONLY (No Bowl) $15 Adult, SOUP ONLY (No Bowl) $5 Child

Sponsors

Harrah’s Cherokee Casinos (Silver Sponsor) https://www.caesars.com/harrahs-cherokee

Elk Country Realty/Jim Blyth & Connie Dennis (Silver Sponsor)

Long’s Chapel UMC (Bronze Sponsor)  https://www.longschapel.com/

Quilters Quarters (Bronze Sponsor)  http://quiltersquartersnc.com/

 

Restaurants

Holy Cow Food Truck

Lenoir’s Creek Beef & Bakery (https://www.facebook.com/LenoirsCreekBeefAndBakery/)

Hazelwood Ingles (https://www.ingles-markets.com/)

Mountain Projects Inc Food Service & Catering (https://mountainprojects.org/index.php/food-service/)

828 Market on Main (https://www.facebook.com/828MarketOnMain/)

Fuego Modern American Cuisine (https://www.facebook.com/pg/fuegoMACuisine/posts/

Kanini’s Restaurant & Catering (www.kaninis.com)

 

Potters

Haywood Community College Creative Arts (https://creativearts.haywood.edu/)

Mud Dabbers Pottery & Crafts (http://www.muddabberspottery.com/)

Western Carolina University Ceramics (https://www.wcu.edu/learn/departments-schools-colleges/fpa/artdesign/undergraduate-programs/studioart/ceramics.aspx)

Kaaren Stoner (https://haywoodarts.org/kaaren-stoner/)

Glazed Over

Margem Sherrill

Spring Flower Pottery

Village Potters (https://thevillagepotters.com/)

Joan Kennedy

Stonehouse Pottery (https://www.facebook.com/stonehousepots/)

Baum Pottery (https://baumpottery.com/)

McWhirter Pottery (https://www.mcwhirterpottery.com/)

 

Other Participants

Starbucks on Russ Avenue (https://www.starbucks.com/)

A La Cupcakes (https://www.ilovealacupcakes.com/)