Fourth & Hope, Woodland’s shelter for the homeless, will hold its annual Empty Bowls events Wednesday and Thursday to raise awareness and funds for the fight against hunger in Yolo County. All of the proceeds will go to Fourth & Hope to support its mission to care for the hungry and homeless.
An evening VIP reception and supper will begin at 5 p.m. Wednesday and a luncheon at noon Thursday, both at the Hotel Woodland, 436 Main St. Each attendee will select a bowl hand-made by children in the community and sample soups donated by local chefs.
Sponsors for this years’ Empty Bowls are Friends of the Mission, American West Bank, the Rexroad family, the Cracchiolo family, the Stallard family (Rose Colored Glass), Woodland Healthcare, Pacific Coast Inspections, the Dorf Family Trust, Shanna Baggaley, Chamberlin Farms, the Partlow family, the Robinson family, Remy Moose Manley LLP and St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.
Fourth & Hope, formerly the Yolo Wayfarer Center, provides more than 70,600 meals to the hungry and homeless in Woodland and Yolo County, and provides shelter for 600 homeless individuals each year.
Tickets are $40 for dinner and $25 for lunch and may be purchased online at www.fourthandhope.org or from the Fourth & Hope Thrift Shop at 707 Main St. in Woodland.