For the second year in a row, an interdisciplinary project involving Riverhead High School’s ceramics students, cooking club, photography club and jazz band members will hold a fundraiser to support the food pantry at the Phillips Avenue School. (See prior story here.)
The Empty Bowls event is scheduled for Feb.1 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the high school cafeteria.
Last year’s sale was a big success — the students raised $1100 according to Roberta MacCray, the high school’s family and consumer science teacher who organized the evening along with Selena Pagliarulo, the high school’s ceramics teacher and art teacher Jo-Ann Dellaposta. They were able to purchase 11 $100 gift cards to donate to the Phillips Avenue food pantry.
This year bowls made by the ceramics students will be sold for $3, $5 and $10. The price of each bowl includes a serving of the soup of your choice made by the cooking club’s young chefs and a side of bread donated by Blue Duck Bakery and Panera Bread. To-Go containers of soup will also be sold for $4.
In addition to the soup sale, the photography students will have a sale of some of their work and members of the jazz band will be playing music during the evening.
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