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Boise 'Empty Bowls' Holiday Event Celebrates Food And Art While Supporting The Food Bank

Idaho Foodbank
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Artists provide decorated bowls for the Idaho Foodbank's annual fundraiser.


When the Idaho Foodbank opened its doors in 1984, its mission was simple: solve hunger in Idaho. As the organization enters its 35th year, that mission has expanded to feed, educate and advocate for Idahoans experiencing food insecurity. This time of year, they help to fill the holiday tables of families across the state. They're able to do this with their annual Empty Bowls fundraiser, which is coming up this Friday in downtown Boise.


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