Empty Bowls is not just an annual luncheon fundraiser, it’s one of the community’s favorite events. Started by Dr. and Mrs. Robert and Ginny Bankov, this event is held each February at the Morehead City Civic Center. The purchase of a $25.00 ticket allows for a choice of a handmade bowl donated by an area potter and art students, as well as a choice of 2 soups provided by Carteret Community College Culinary School. The empty bowl taken home is a reminder of those worldwide whose bowls are empty.  There are also silent auctions and raffles!

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Tickets are $25 each and sell out quickly.  Checks must be made out to Hope Mission, please put Empty Bowls in the memo line. 

Ticket can be purchased at the following locations: 

  • Hope Mission Thrift Store, 1205 Arendell Street in Morehead City 
  • The Gym, 300 Taylor Notion Road Cape Carteret
  • Pet Provisions, 1622 Live Oak Street Beaufort

Sponsorships are available in $150, $250, $500 and $1,000 levels.  

If you have any questions please give us a call at 252-240-2359 ext 6.