An estimated 270 people turned out at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Oak Grove March 21 for the ninth annual Empty Bowls fund-raiser, bringing in $7801.74 for the North Anoka County Emergency (NACE) Foodshelf.
The North Anoka County Emergency (NACE) Foodshelf & Closet will hold its ninth annual Empty Bowls fund-raiser on Thursday, March 21 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church in Oak Grove. All are welcome to stop in and enjoy a meal in exchange for a free-will donation.
Starting in late 2011 and following through into last year, ACBC Food Shelf in Anoka, NACE Food Shelf in East Bethel and Family Pathways in Cambridge all received new walk in coolers and freezers courtesy of Connexus Energy.
The March 15 Empty Bowls fund-raiser was Joanne Yackel’s last official event as the director of the North Anoka County Emergency (NACE) Food Shelf, but she still plans to support the food shelf and clothing closet.