Empty Bowls Fundraiser 2021

Help Fight Hunger in Our Community

Crackpots is proud of our 18-year partnership with the OUR Center and the amazing way the community embraces the creativity of Empty Bowls Fundraiser. Due to Covid, the wonderfully bustling in-person event that usually takes place in March cannot happen as usual. Nevertheless, we want to keep this event alive, and hope you will embrace this unusual 2021 Fundraiser edition.

After all, community hunger is real and the OUR Center needs us more than ever!

HERE'S HOW TO HELP RAISE $ WITH EMPTY BOWLS 2021

  1. Paint an “official” Empty Bowl AT HOME for $18.  It’s super simple. We send all the materials & instruction you need to paint a beautiful bowl in your AT HOME Kit. Once you return your painted piece to Crackpots, we will glaze & fire your painted item and enter it into the OUR Center's Empty Bowls sale. We ask that you turn your bowls back within one week of painting so we can include it in the sale! In addition to extending a discount to you for donating, Crackpots donates a portion of these proceeds to the OUR Center.

  2. Buy a Finished Empty Bowl - Since we can’t have the normal event, Crackpots will be setting up an ongoing “Empty Bowls shop” in the studio on Feb. 1st so you can pick one out with a $20 donation to the OUR Center. Anyone can buy one! Anyone can help! (Watch for LIVE Facebook Empty Bowls events starting in February too!)

  3. "Buy Back" Your Own Bowl Right Now! 

    Seems silly, but it's been an ongoing request over the years! Now you can "Buy Back" your own bowl at a discounted rate of just $5 if you let us know right now during check out! 100% of this "Buy Back" will go to the OUR Center. Simply choose this at check out! (We've included the option to donate more than the $5 if you'd like.)

  4. Silent Auction of the Incredi-Bowls & More

    - A select few bowls will be singled out and featured in an online auction in March. Dates to be determined. 

AT HOME "EMPTY BOWL" KITS: Included with each kit is a set of six colors, instructions and the glazing & firing of your piece. You simply paint your piece at home and bring it back to us for firing.

 
 

GATHERINGS IN 2021:  We know that painting Empty Bowls has been a fun & meaningful excuse to gather with friends, family and colleagues, but - in this time of Covid - we have to get creative so that our socializing is safe. Our studio has limited capacity, but we have lots of ideas as to how we can help you plan a safe, 2021 version of your Empty Bowls event. Please call 303-772-2211 and ask for Tamar. 

SPONSORSHIPS... To become a cash sponsor, call the OUR Center at 303-772-5529 or email info@ourcenter.org

 

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