One Bowl at a Time

Did you know?

  • The poverty rate in Attleboro is 10%
  • 12% of children in Attleboro live below poverty level
  • 57,430 people in Bristol County are food insecure
  • 14% of the children in Bristol County are food insecure

Food n’ Friends and the Attleboro YMCA need your support to continue their crucial work in fighting hunger. Empty Bowls Attleboro offers you a way to help.

Food n’ Friends

This program of the Attleboro Interfaith Collaborative alleviates food insecurity and hunger in our local community.

  • Daily Food Kitchens operate Monday through Saturday and served 19,000 meals throughout Attleboro, Mansfield, North Attleboro and Seekonk in 2018.
  • Family Cafés faithfully served over 1,500 meals to families in 2018, operating 3 times a month. A new Family Café has been added at the Attleboro Y.
  • Summer Kid’s Cafés served over 3,800 bagged lunches in 2018 to any child who needed one at 5 area parks in Attleboro, North Attleboro and Norton.

The Attleboro YMCA

Approximately 35% of the population surrounding The Downtown Branch lives below the poverty line.

  • Provides healthy snacks to kids in its children’s programs.
  • Provides lunch to kids in need at summer camp.
  • In collaboration with Food n’ Friends operates a monthly Family Café program.
  • Has 14 residents who often need food assistance.

Join us for a Community Event on Saturday, September 12 to raise money and awareness in support of fighting hunger locally.

ALL PROCEEDS from EMPTY BOWLS ATTLEBORO are dedicated to alleviating food insecurity and hunger through Food n’ Friends and The Attleboro Y.

You can make a donation today by using the button below.

Do you have your ticket for a bowl?

Join us on September 12, 2020 for a special community event to raise money and awareness in support of fighting hunger in the Attleboro Area.

Bowls made by local artisans will be available for pick-up only. Each bowl is a reminder of how you helped fill the many empty bowls in our own neighborhood.

Tickets are $25 per person for a handmade bowl crafted by local artisans.

Choose your ticket time between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM to pick-up your bowl!

Bowl Pick-up will be at the Newell Shelter – Capron Park in Attleboro, MA.

All proceeds from Empty Bowls Attleboro Area are dedicated to alleviating food insecurity and hunger through the Attleboro Interfaith Collaborative’s Food n’ Friends Program and the Attleboro YMCA.


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