Highland School’s Key Club raised over $1,200 during its eighth annual Empty Bowls Soup Dinner recently. Proceeds benefit Community Touch, the Fauquier Food Bank, the F.I.S. H. summer meals for kids program, the Fauquier Food Distribution Coalition, and Key Club’s Dignity Project, where student conduct outreach to individuals and families in insecure housing at low rent motels.
For a donation, guests select bowls handmade by Highland ceramics students, taste soups donated by local businesses and Highland families, and enjoy desserts made by Highland’s Baking Club.
Guests dine inside and outside on the patio, where they enjoy music by Mr. Fatula and student musicians. Many guests stayed for Highland’s spring musical, Brigadoon.
Many, many thanks to the numerous student volunteers, and local businesses and Highland families who supported this event. 2016 Empty Bowls Sponsors included: Black Bear Bistro, Claire’s at the Depot, Harris Teater, Hidden Julles, Hunan Café, McMahon’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, Molly’s Irish Pub, The Natural Marketplace, The New Bridge, Safeway, The Treuting Family and Tal Tomlinson.