8th Annual Chatham Empty Bowls

8th Annual Chatham Empty Bowls Fundraiser Event Supporting CORA Food Pantry

8th Annual Chatham Empty Bowls Fundraiser

CORA invites the public to the 8th Annual Chatham Empty Bowls Fundraiser on Sunday, April 30, 5:00 to 7:30 at Hanks Chapel Fellowship Hall in Pittsboro.  The local pottery is the highlight of the event. The ticket for “The Works” includes a locally handcrafted bowl of the buyer’s choice to treasure and use at home. Your participation helps CORA Food Pantry feed hungry residents from all over Chatham County.

Eventbrite - 8th Annual Chatham Empty Bowls Fundraiser benefiting the CORA Food Pantry

 CORA Empty Bowls features:

  • Beautiful local pottery
  • Light hors d’oeuvres
  • Delicious soups from local restaurants
  • Fresh baked breads
  • Homemade desserts
  • Selection of beverages
  • Live entertainment by the Bolin Creek String Band
  • Live Auction
  • “Pick your Prize” Raffle

Tickets for the “Pick Your Prize” Raffle are $5 per ticket or $20 for 5 tickets.  Each item will have a separate ticket collection jar. Guests will be able put each ticket purchased in the jar for the item(s) they would like to win. A winning ticket will be drawn from the jar for each item.

Come see the pottery and other raffle items displayed at the Joyful Jewel in Pittsboro from April 8th – 29th Prizes include a $250 Gift certificate from Fearrington Village, local pottery, other works of art, gift baskets, and gift certificates from local shops and restaurants.

Event and Raffle tickets can be purchased in advance online anytime or in person between 10am until 2pm Monday–Friday at CORA Food Pantry. Raffle tickets will also be sold during the event. Raffle winners do not need to be present to win.

We are also excited to announce that we are having a live auction for some very special pieces of pottery.

All proceeds go to CORA Food Pantry, which provides a week’s worth of food for individuals and families in crisis in Chatham County. CORA now serves 500 families a month and expects to distribute enough food this year to feed more than 19,000 individuals for a week. For more information on CORA (Chatham Outreach Alliance, Inc.) please Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter.

Discounted advance tickets for “The Works” are available only until Saturday (4/15) at 11:30 pm.  All online ticket sales close on Thursday (4/27) at 8 pm. Tickets may be purchased at the door the day of the event.

Eventbrite - 8th Annual Chatham Empty Bowls Fundraiser benefiting the CORA Food Pantry

Sponsor Levels:

Executive Chef – $1,000

Includes all of the below, plus large logo on sponsorship banner at event, name mentioned at event sponsor in the event media releases

Master Chef – $500

Includes all of the below, plus verbal acknowledgement at the event, a small logo on sponsorship banner at event.

Pastry Chef – $250

Includes all of the below, plus name listed on event poster and sponsorship banner at event.

Sous-Chef – $100

Tax deductible contribution, name listed in media appreciation ad “We support Chatham Empty Bowls” sign for your business.

“Soup”-porter – $25 – $99

Tax deductible contribution and name listed in media appreciation ad “We support Chatham Empty Bowls” sign for your business.