News News & Press News CNSI Sponsors Empty Bowls Event CNSI Sponsors Empty Bowls Event for Capital Area Food Bank Publish Date 10/31/2016 Author Mark Thomas, Capital Area Food Bank CNSI is proud to be the sole Presenting Sponsor for this year’s Capital Area Food Bank Empty Bowls Event being held in Bethesda on Monday, October 31st. Local pottery artists, restaurants, businesses and the public will gather at the Capital Area Food Bank’s four Empty Bowls lunches this fall. At each lunch, about 300 guests will taste unlimited soups from local restaurants, and choose a handcrafted bowl to take home. Every $35 ticket provides 87 meals to neighbors who need our help. Last year, the Capital Area Food Bank provided 44 million pounds of food to children, seniors and families in the Washington metro area—one third of which was fruits and vegetables—through 444 food assistance partner non-profits. Tickets are available for purchase online or limited walk-in registration. For more information about the event, please visit www.capitalareafoodbank.org/empty-bowls. About the Capital Area Food Bank The Capital Area Food Bank is the largest organization in the Washington metro area working to solve hunger and its companion problems: chronic undernutrition, heart disease and obesity. By partnering with nearly 450 community organizations in DC, Maryland and Virginia, as well as delivering food directly in hard to reach areas, the CAFB is helping 540,000 people each year get access to good, healthy food. That’s 12 percent of our region’s mothers, fathers, sons, daughters, sisters, brothers, and grandparents.