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Empty Bowls raises $52,000 for neighbors


Another sellout -- Thank you, Durham!

logo - 7th Annual Empty BowlsFor the second year in a row, Durham supported our Empty Bowls fundraising event so strongly that it sold out -- even after we moved it to a bigger venue this year: Durham Convention Center. 

More than $52,000 raised to help neighbors in need, up 71% from last year.

Soup Contest winners:

  • Judge's Choice winner: Mad Hatter Cafe and Bakeshop, Lime Chicken & Roasted Corn
  • People's Choice, first place: Toast, Spicy Chickpea Puree with Lemony Swiss Chard
  • People's Choice, second place Durham Convention Center, Roasted Butternut Bisque with Pear and Sage
  • People's Choice, third place: Papa Mojo's Roadhouse, Catfish Stew

Presented by:

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Gold sponsors: RTI International, Durham Convention Center, United Therapeutics
Silver sponsors: AICPA; WTVD ABC-11; Maxwell, Freeman & Bowman; The Forest at Duke; McKinney; Brooke Jenkins
Bronze sponsors: Senn Dunn Insurance, Stancil & Co. CPAs, Carpe Diem Cleaning, Freelon, Piedmont Investment Advisors, Golden Corral, Diversified Information Technologies, West Village, Alliance Architecture, North Carolina Central University