Community Cooperative Announces 2023 Empty Bowls Fundraiser Presented by Florida Power & LightFebruary 16, 2023
Community Cooperative announces the return of the Empty Bowls fundraiser brought to you by Florida Power & Light, in partnership with Lee County School District. The event will take place on Saturday, April 29 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Centennial Park in downtown Fort Myers.
“We are excited to host this event in effort to raise awareness about the hunger-related challenges that many schoolchildren face in our community, and what better way to do so than through art created by Lee County School District.” says Stefanie Edwards, CEO of Community Cooperative.
The event will feature family-oriented activities and performances by Lee County school children. Admission to the event is free for kids and $10.00 for adults 18 years and older and includes soup and a unique handcrafted ceramic bowl crafted by Lee County students while supplies last. All event proceeds will benefit Community Cooperative.
For information on the event visit www.CommunityCooperative.com/Events or call 23-332-7687 ext. 125.
About Community Cooperative
Since 1984, Community Cooperative has worked to effectively eliminate hunger and homelessness in southwest Florida while simultaneously inspiring and supporting sustained positive change in its clients by delivering innovative food, education, and social service programs. With a dedicated team of volunteers, board of directors and staff, Community Cooperative stays committed to its core responsibility to collect and distribute resources through a strong and viable network of community partners. Community Cooperative is an exemplary steward of the resources entrusted to it and serves clients with compassion and integrity. Through collaboration and ongoing education, Community Cooperative supports and strengthens those whose lives have been affected by hunger and homelessness, ensuring that they have access to the resources necessary to transform their lives with dignity.
Media Contact: Savahnah Pierre, Communications Coordinator, Savahnah@communitycooperative.com or call (239)332-7687 ext. 105