Mount Arrowsmith Salvation Army is holding Bowl of Hope - To Go in conjunction with 10th Annual World Hunger Day. (PQB News file photo)

Mount Arrowsmith Salvation Army is holding Bowl of Hope - To Go in conjunction with 10th Annual World Hunger Day. (PQB News file photo)

Mt. Arrowsmith Salvation Army to hold ‘Bowl of Hope – To Go’ fundraiser

Event to raise funds for Soup Kitchen

The Mt. Arrowsmith Salvation Army is holding a virtual fundraiser Bowl of Hope – To Go.

The event is being held in partnership with Arrowsmith Potters Guild and in conjunction with the 10th Annual World Hunger Day, May 28.

Arrowsmith Potters Guild members are supporting the event and have committed to making and donating more than 200 specially commissioned bowls.

The event aims to bring awareness to the more than 820 million people living in chronic hunger during a global crisis.

READ MORE: ‘The value of one, the power of many’: Mt. Arrowsmith Salvation Army honours volunteers

The funds raise will go to the Soup Kitchen and help purchse new equipment to replace worn out and broken items.

You can purchase tickets at $30 each until May 25 by pre-order online at https://fb.me/e/1Jbi03YyK or https://parksvillesalvationarmy-bowlofhope.eventbrite.ca.

Ticketholders will receive their handmade bowl, pint of frozen homemade soup, the link to the documentary film ‘US&THEM’, a film that leaves audiences with new perspectives about the unhoused.

On World Hunger Day, May 28, at 7 p.m., the event culminates in a virtual, interactive, and engaging discussion with the filmmaker, Krista Loughton.

— NEWS Staff, submitted

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