Posts Categorized: Events

Thank you for filling so many empty bowls

Thank you for supporting FFLC’s 28th Annual Empty Bowls Sale, presented by Northwest Community Credit Union! We returned to FFLC’s Dining Room this year. Thanks to the generosity of event sponsors, artists and everyone who purchased bowls, we raised more than $10,000 for local hunger relief – enough to provide 30,000 meals for our neighbors… Read more »

Fighting hunger with pottery: ‘Empty Bowl Sale’ looks to give back to Lane County

EUGENE, Ore. – Local artists are joining forces with Food for Lane County in an effort to prevent hunger in the community. Joe Davis of Clay Space is hard at work. He’ll donate this piece to Food for Lane County’s 29th annual “Empty Bowls Sale.” “People are in need,” said Davis. “So that’s an overriding… Read more »

Call for Bowls for the 2019 Bowls Sale

I’d like to invite you to help us with our Empty Bowls event this year by creating the bowls that are donated to FFLC to be sold at this annual project. FOOD For Lane County’s Empty Bowls Sale raises about $15,000 (45,000 meals) each year to help feed neighbors in need. This year it will… Read more »

541 Flavors: Peak grilled-cheese season

More than two dozen area restaurants are on board for February’s Grilled Cheese Experience, a FOOD for Lane County fundraiser Grilled cheese. When faced with those words, I hear them in my head in Homer Simpson’s prolonged, drool-soaked drawl: “Mmmm … grilllllled cheeeeese.” I don’t know if “The Simpsons” patriarch has ever uttered that phrase… Read more »

Birthday Club: A new way to give in 2019

You’ve seen it on Facebook and GoFundMe … crowdsourcing has become a new way for non-profits to receive donations. People are now inviting friends and family to join them in donating to favorite causes.   Through a company called Classy.org, FOOD For Lane County is now reaching out to a new generation of donors through… Read more »

2017 Subaru Share the Love Event!

FOOD for Lane County is proud to announce our participation in The 2017 Subaru Share the Love Event! November 16, 2017, through January 2, 2018, for every new Subaru vehicle leased or sold, Subaru will donate $250 to the customer’s choice of participating charities. Meals on Wheels America is one of four national participating charities… Read more »