SOUPerheroes show up for Empty Bowls event


October 12, 2023

Olivia Rose

Local nonprofit Humanity In Progress hosted their second annual Empty Bowls event Saturday evening at the Sons of Norway Hall, where 167 community members gathered for soup, silent dessert bidding, live music, and to support people in Petersburg experiencing food insecurity through proceeds raised during the event. Passing last year's 124-person attendance record in under an hour, "SOUPerheros" who spent $10 for their pick between nearly 30 different soup options, bid on a multi-table spread of desserts, or bought a donated bowl helped HIP raise a total of $6,367 and exceed the event's $6000 d...

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