Marshall fundraiser nets record for needy families

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) - An annual fundraiser involving Marshall University ceramics students has raised a record $18,000 to help feed needy families. Marshall says in a news release that bowls made by students and other volunteers brought in more than $15,000 at the Empty Bowls event earlier this month, while nearly $2,500 was raised at

Empty Bowls sells student art for food bank benefit

HUNTINGTON - "Functional" is the best way to describe the more than 1,000 hand-thrown bowls Marshall University ceramics students had tirelessly spun out and fired in the months leading up to Empty Bowls. Functional in the sense that, for $15, anyone could pick out a favorite and take it home for soup and cereal. Functional,

Marshall planning annual Empty Bowls fundraiser for needy

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — Marshall University is conducting an annual fundraiser this month to help feed needy families. The university says in a news release the 16th annual Empty Bowls event will take place April 12 at the First Presbyterian Church in Huntington. read more

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