Bowls of Hope to offer up art for fundraiser

Staff Report

Artists will donate hand-crafted bowls that people can buy for the 15th annual “Bowls of HOPE” fundraiser. The fundraiser is set for 5 to 7 p.m. on Feb. 27 and will feature soups, sides, drinks and sweets from volunteers and local businesses, as well as the bowls from community artists, according to a press release.

“Bowls of HOPE” will be at the Wesley United Methodist Church, 2206 4th St. Tickets are $15 for soup and a bowl, or $5 for soup only.

According to the press release, HOPE is an East Central Illinois organization that helps those dealing with domestic violence with different services. These include

a 24-hour emergency shelter and hotline, transitional housing programs, legal advocacy, children’s programs, counseling, emergency transportation, community education, referrals and volunteer programs.

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