BATON ROUGE, La. (BRPROUD) — The Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank will host Empty Bowls, an international fundraiser to fight hunger, after a two-year break.

The food bank said this fundraiser offers access to hundreds of handcrafted ceramic bowls from local Baton Rouge artists. The bowls are to be sold with a meal. This year’s event will feature up to 500 bowls from local artists.

Tickets will consist of one ceramic bowl of your choice, soup and bread, and live music. Additional bowls will be available for purchase at the event. All of the proceeds from the event are dedicated to fighting hunger throughout Baton Rouge and surrounding areas.

Empty Bowls in Baton Rouge will take place on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Baton Rouge Gallery at 1515 Dalrymple Drive. To purchase tickets, click here.

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