To the Editor,
We would like to extend our sincere gratitude to the Manhattan community for its sup-port of this year’s Empty Bowls Project.
Over the past decade, the Women’s Center has successfully organized this event and do-nated thousands of dollars to local hunger fighting organiza-tions. This project requires the cooperation of many people. We would like to extend our special thanks to the Manhattan Arts Center for providing space and assisting participants in making ceramic bowls; the Manhattan High School ceramics students who, under the leadership of Sara Rempel, donated beautiful bowls; the Strecker-Nelson Gal-lery for hosting the sale of bowls and for promoting arts in the community; Hibachi Hut for supplying a delicious meal and a true sense of community on soup day; the KSU Social Work Department and Dr. Gibbons for teaching us how to work with and give back to the community; K-State graphic arts senior Abby Kallenbach for creative poster designs; K-State students who volunteered throughout the project; Mary Todd, director of the K-State Women’s Center, for her articulate guidance; and Drs. Susan Allen, Torry Dickenson and Dorinda Lambert, who created these events to promote a culture of cooperation in our city. This is just the tip of the iceberg in all they have done through the campaign for nonviolence.
For anyone who wants to donate to the local kitchens that provide meals to the hungry, they are First United Methodist Church, First Presbyterian Church, First Congregational United Church of Christ,St. Paul’s Episcopal Church and Seven Dolors Catholic Parish.