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Auction Items For Empty Bowl

The Council of Community Services is gearing up for our 20th Annual Empty Bowl Fundraiser on April 19th, and we need your help to make it the most impactful and exciting one yet! This event provides crucial support for low-income individuals and families in Campbell County. What started as a small but mighty dinner at the Soup Kitchen in 2004 has grown into an impactful event.

Beyond a delicious meal and beautiful hand-painted bowls, the key ingredient to a successful fundraiser is the auction. That's where you come in! We're searching for generous donors to contribute items that will entice bids and raise much-needed funds. Here are some ideas to spark your imagination:

For the Tech Fanatics

  • Gaming systems: Oculus, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 5
  • Smart home devices: Google Home, Amazon Echo, robot vacuum
  • High-end headphones or speakers

For the Kitchen Connoisseurs

  • Top-of-the-line kitchen gadgets: Ninja Creami, Bartesian Cocktail Maker, Nugget Ice Maker
  • Cooking class or wine-tasting experience
  • Local restaurant gift certificates

For the Outdoor Enthusiasts

  • Golf gear: bags, clubs, rounds at a prestigious course
  • Fishing gear: rods, reels, tackle boxes, guided fishing trip
  • Outdoor activity packages: paddleboard, kayak, ski days, Black Hills Party Pedaler

For the Collector & Fashionista

  • Sports memorabilia: signed jerseys, helmets, tickets to major events
  • Designer bags or accessories
  • Family/Couples photo sessions

For the Homebody & Leisure Seeker

  • Patio furniture set or accessories
  • Spa day package: massage, facial, hydration gift certificates
  • Movie theater tickets or concert tickets

And don't forget

  • Gift baskets catering to various interests: book lovers, spa day, animal lovers, children's basket
  • Wine, liquor, or beer baskets

Every donation, big or small, makes a difference. You'll help raise vital funds to support essential services for those in need, while also contributing to a truly memorable community event.

If you would like to donate an item, please reach out to Avery at or 307-686-2730. Join us on April 19th and help make the 20th Annual Empty Bowl Fundraiser an unforgettable success!