Evanston Township High School will host its annual Empty Bowl event on Wednesday, Dec. 10, as part of the fight against hunger.

Students and staff are invited to purchase a simple meal and a handmade ceramic bowl donated by students, teachers, and local artists.

Now in its 15th year, the ETHS Community Service Department, in conjunction with the school’s Career & Technical Education and Fine Arts Departments, host the event during the high school’s lunch periods.

In addition to a handcrafted bowl, each $10 meal includes soup, bread, a dessert, and drink. The lunch-only option is $5 per person.

A silent auction of ceramics by local artists and students will also be held during the event. All proceeds from Empty Bowl go to local soup kitchens and food pantries.

A resident of Evanston since 1975, Chuck Bartling holds a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University and has extensive experience as a reporter and editor for daily newspapers, radio...

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