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Empty Bowls Virginia Peninsula Announces 2015 Grant Recipients

Recipients receive proceeds of March 20 Fundraiser presented by Hampton History Museum and Metro Productions— –Recipients chosen from grant applications by local hunger-fighting organizations–

 

Hampton, VA, February 9, 2015 – Empty Bowls Virginia Peninsula, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose goal is to help feed the hungry in Peninsula communities, has selected the grant recipients for the proceeds of its upcoming fundraiser on March 20.

 

emptyboles2015-flyerThe 2015 grant recipients are:

  • Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
  • LINK of Hampton Roads
  • FISH
  • Virginia Peninsula Foodbank
  • Grove Christian Outreach Center
  • York County Food Closet

 

The selected recipients receive the proceeds from our annual fundraiser, which is sponsored by the Hampton History Museum and Metro Productions in partnership with Empty Bowls Virginia Peninsula.  The 4th annual event is scheduled for Friday, March 20, 2015, at the Hampton History Museum, 120 Old Hampton Lane, Hampton, Virginia.

 

The grant was open to organizations with 501(c)(3) status based in Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, York County, James City County or Williamsburg that help provide food for people in need in the local community. Empty Bowls grant funds must be used solely for food programs, although the organization may have other programs unrelated to food.

 

The 4th annual Empty Bowls Virginia Peninsula event, held in March 2014, raised $13,000 that was donated to four local organizations helping to feed people in need in Peninsula communities.

Empty Bowls Virginia Peninsula, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit whose goal is to help feed the hungry on the Virginia Peninsula. For more information, please visit http://emptybowlsvapeninsula.org/.

The Hampton History Museum is located at 120 Old Hampton Lane, Hampton, Va. For more information, call  757-727-1610, visit www.hamptonhistorymuseum.org, or follow them on Facebook and Twitter @HamptonHistoryM.

 

Metro Productions, based in Richmond, Va,  with offices in Hampton and Alexandria, Va,  is a full-service video production company specializing in creating marketing, training, fundraising and awareness videos. For more information, call 757-726-0877 or visit http://www.metro-productions.com/.