Chrysalis' Empty Bowls event set for March 27

Published on Sunday, 10 February 2019 21:22
Written by Karla Santos


HARTFORD - Chrysalis Center, Inc. has announced that it will be hosting its sixth annual Empty Bowls dinner on March 27 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Training and Conference Center.

People who attend the fundraising event will be served a bowl of gourmet soup, homemade bread, salad and dessert. The meal will be prepared by Chrysalis Center’s La Cocina Culinary Arts Center.

Attendees will be able to take home a handcrafted bowl, donated by local artisans including Doug Kobs, of Vernon, Rockville High School, Summer Green Pottery and the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts-Visual Arts Department.

Chrysalis Center is located at 255 Homestead Ave.

The Empty Bowls event is an effort to fight hunger and create awareness as it is an issue that individuals throughout the state are facing.

According to the Chrysalis Center, people affected by the issue are particularly the ones living in the Promise Zone in Greater Hartford, where at least 33 percent of residents live at or below the poverty line.

The event is open to the general public. Tickets cost $5 for children and $20 for 12-year-olds and over. Entrance for children 3 and younger is free.

Individuals who plan on attending must register in advance. Tickets are being sold online at or by visiting .

There will be no tickets sold at the door.

Chrysalis Center is a nonprofit organization that helps people who live in poverty, veterans, individuals who struggle with mental health, addiction, AIDS and those returning from incarceration and homelessness.

Chrysalis Center focuses con community employment services, community connections, recovery, community support housing, community support and case management services.

To learn more about the Empty Bowls event and sponsorship options, call 860-263-4419.

Karla Santos can be reached at 860-801-5079 or

Posted in New Britain Herald, General News on Sunday, 10 February 2019 21:22. Updated: Sunday, 10 February 2019 21:24.