2019 Empty Bowls Fundraiser

Empty Bowls Fundraiser Niagara

Thank you for joining us at our 14th Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser.

Thank you to everyone who participated at, attended and supported our 14th Annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser. This year's event was our most successful yet, raising $50,000 for programs and services at Bethlehem!

We are so grateful from the response from the community. It is because of the continuous support from our our attendees, sponsors, judges, potters, vendors, and volunteers that makes our signature fundraising event a success, year after year!

On behalf of Bethlehem Housing and Support Services, thank you again for your support in attending our signature fundraising event. We look forward to what next year brings!

2019 Soup Award Winners

Congratulations to our 2019 Empty Bowls Soup Winners!

Karma Kameleon Gastropub took home both the People's Choice Award (voted on by the guests) and the Platinum Ladle Award (voted on by the judging panel) for their Curried Celery Root & Apple Coconut Cashew Ginger & Tamarind Creme Fraiche Soup!

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Meet Our Vendors »

Vendors at Empty Bowls Fundraiser Niagara

You'll have a ton of fun sampling the delicious offerings from our food and beverage vendors. | More »

Meet Our Potters »

The beautiful handcrafted pottery bowls are donated by local potters throughout the Niagara region. | More »

Meet Our Judges »

Judges at Empty Bowls Fundraiser Niagara

Our judges have the important task of choosing the winner of the Platinum Ladle Award for the best soup! | More »

Meet Our Entertainers »


Our entertainers include soulful and classical musicians, professional photographers and esteemed emcees. | More »

Event Sponsors 

There are a variety of sponsor level opportunities that will increase your companies exposure by sharing in pre-scheduled media, publicity activities and promotional collateral before and during the event. | Become a Sponsor »

Thank you to our generous sponsors for partnering with our 14th Annual Empty Bowls event. 

Title Sponsor

  • FirstOntario Credit Union

Gold Sponsors

  • Enercare Fresh Start Program
  • CMSIntelligence Inc.
  • O'Hara Trucking & Excavating
  • Sullivan Mahoney

Silver Sponsors

  • The Barry Team
  • Niagara Casinos
  • A-1 Flooring Canada St Catharines
  • Sideline Telephone Services

Bronze Sponsors

  • Grant Thornton
  • MacDonald Zuberec Ensslen Architects Inc.
  • Brand Blvd
  • Service Master Niagara

Media Sponsors

  • Your TV Niagara
  • St Catharines Standard
  • Welland Tribune 
  • Niagara Falls Review

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