DEFIANCE, Ohio – The 18th annual Empty Bowls event to benefit the PATH Center is planned for Thursday, Feb. 15, from 4:00 to 7:00 at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 111 Elliott Road. The project is sponsored by the Defiance College Social Work Organization. The goal is to raise funds to help feed the hungry, with all proceeds going to the PATH Center.
Area restaurants and individuals make and donate a variety of soups and breads included in the dinner menu, with soup served in handmade bowls. Defiance College alum Brandon Knott of It’s Knott Pottery will be making bowls for this year’s event. Diners will be encouraged to continue using these one-of-a-kind bowls as a reminder of those who their donations will serve. Tickets for the event are $10 for adults $8 for faculty/staff $6 for kids 12 and under and include a handmade bowl. The meal will be a free will donation. Soup and dessert donations are being accepted and can be picked up by the students or dropped off at the K of C Hall the day of the event.
Defiance College, chartered in 1850, is an independent, liberal arts institution in Northwest Ohio offering more than 40 undergraduate programs of study as well as graduate programs in education and business. Defiance College has received national recognition for its educational experience of service and engagement. The college website is www.defiance.edu.