Let food be one less thing to worry about. The Open Door is hosting a Special Drive-Thru Food Pantry on Saturday, January 16, at Pathways on Emerson Avenue in Gloucester from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM.
Bags include all the basics and milk, eggs, meat, produce, coffee, olive oil, baking mixes and more.
The Drive-Thru Food Pantry is open to anyone who registers–it might be your first time, or you may have already used the pantry. We are asking for a registration so we know how many people are coming. https://bit.ly/3i0wqrI (FOODPANTRY.org) 978-283-6776
“The Annisquam Light” by Ken Knowles.Bowl is 13.5” diameter and 3.5” high.
Porcelain bowl with shino , by Marty Morgan.glaze, 9.5” diameter by 4.5” high.
From Governor’s Hill by Jeff Weaver. Bowl is 13.5” diameter, 3.5” high.
“Dogtown Bowls” by Nina Goodick. They are high fired stoneware, 6” diameter by 2” high.
Gruppe’s Gloucester by Mark Lindsay.Bowl is 13.5” diameter, 3.5” high.
Come be part of this community tradition! The Open Door’s annual Empty Bowl Dinner is right around the corner next week on Thursday, May 2, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Cruiseport Gloucester. Extra parking is available at Good Harbor Beach with free trolley service provided by CATA to and from the event site. Tickets are $20 ($15 for children under 10) and available at the door. Cash, check or charge.
As always, the meal is simple—soup, bread and a cookie. Guests can choose and keep a soup bowl handcrafted for this community event. The bowl goes home as an unspoken reminder that somewhere someone’s bowl is empty.
More than 1,000 bowls have been created for the event by community members young and old. Silent Auction bowls include donated talent from local artists and professional potters. Soup has been comes from generous restaurants and caterers.
Last year The Open Door improved the health and lives of 7,986 individuals with 1.9M pounds of fresh produce, meals and groceries. All money raised supports The Open Door Summer Meals and Mobile Market programs.
Please join The Open Door for our annual AutumnBreakfast on Thursday, October 26, from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Cruiseport Gloucester. This celebration of community spirit kicks off the 2017 Thanksgiving Meal Basket and Food Drive season.
Join The Open Door for an evening of food and hospitality at the 17th Annual Empty Bowl Dinner and celebrate a beloved North Shore tradition on Thursday, May 11, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Cruiseport Gloucester.
The meal is simple—soup, bread and a cookie. Guests can choose and keep a special soup bowl created for this community event. The bowl goes home as an unspoken reminder that somewhere someone’s bowl is empty.
Tickets available at the door. $15 for adults and $10 for children under ten. Extra parking is available at Harbor Beach with complimentary trolley service to and from the event site.
Empty Bowl events are held nationally to generate awareness concerning hunger and to raise money for local hunger-relief programs. Proceeds from this event will benefit The Open Door Summer Meals and Mobile Market programs.
Sneak Peek at some of the 2017 Silent Auction Items: