Help Make Empty Bowls 2020 a Success!

Empty Bowls relies on the generosity of individuals and local businesses to throw this amazing community event and raise funds for ICA and ResourceWest. Find out how you can get involved! 



Donors make all the difference! Thousands of supporters have raised over $1.2 Million for ICA and ResourceWest over the past 20 years!

Donate today.



Empty Bowls has an amazing history of support from our community. Last year more than 200 businesses sponsored the event.

Learn more about sponsorship.


in-kind donations

Empty Bowls relies on donations from local artists, restaurants, and community members to supply art, soup, and other supplies.

 Find out how you can contribute!


Please mail checks, sponsorship forms, and all correspondence to:
Empty Bowls c/o ICA Food Shelf
12990 St. Davids Road
Minnetonka, MN 55305

Checks should be made out to Empty Bowls.

Empty Bowls 2019 Supporters

Event Sponsors

Businesses and Organizations ($250 and above)

Individuals ($250 and above)

Beverly Montgomery
Billie Kraut and Butch Johnson
Dale and Cathy Feste
Dale and Jane Specken in Memory of Joe and Annie Specken
Dan and Barb Westmoreland in Honor of Hopkins Schools Art Teachers
Darian and Stacey Klein
David Spong
Eric and Tina Persson
Eric Leill
Frank Babka
Hopkins Fire Department Relief Association
Ira Segal and Stephanie Stackhouse
Ivory and Dan Ruud
Jane Kleinman and Paul Hoffman
Jason and Carrie Allerding in Honor of Lester Marks
Jeff and Sheri Wright
Jeff Michael
Jim and Marti Justus
Joan and Rick Ahmann
Karen Kleinman and Tim Knaeble
Kate Bryant and Jon Lindfors
Kristi Halverson
Kristine Newcomer
Lee and Stacy Unowsky
Linnea Sodergren
Mark and Tammy Magney
Marti Priest and Bob Grider
Mary Ann Erpelding In Memory of Don Erpelding
Mike & Sandy Brandt
Nick Sowka
Patricia Blake In Memory of Jeanette and Dr. Allan Blake
Patricia Fair
Ron Usem and Mary Tambornino
Roxanne Gleason
Stephen Sands, DDS PA
Susan Haub, Agent, State Farm Insurance
Tim and Mary Miley
Tom and Lynn Rusch
Tom Radermacher in Memory of Joe Radermacher
Tony Newman
Woody and Elaine Love

Financial Donations (gifts under $250)

Abdo, Eick and Meyers, LLP
Avenues Neighborhood Association
Bill Sorterberg
Bob Hersman
Bonnie Wittenburg
Char Murphy
Chris Carr
Chris Rosenlund
Curves of Hopkins
Darlene Meixell in Memory of Glenn E. Meixell
Donna Ruekert
Douglas Palmer
Frances and Herbert Hesch
Gayle Andrs
Georgianne Kornfuehrer
Gina Seppi
Gretchen S. Lord
Guy Marzano and Christine Leick
Hopkins Lodge 11 Western Fraternal Life Association
Hopkins Tile and Carpet Co., Inc.
Hopkins Tire and Auto Service, Inc.
Jane and David Bland
Jay Graziani In Memory of Janice Graziani
Jeffrey Wissman
Jeff’s Auto Service
John and Marty Hesselroth
Julia Mason
Kathryn Sherwood
Katie Williams
Kim and Andy Grant
Kip and Lucy Heegaard
Lenny Newman
Lisa and Thomas Reinhardt
Margaret Kvam
Metro Elevator, Inc.
Michael and Julie Jarrard
Mike and Bobbi Deeney
Mill City Sound
Molly Cummings and Shel Berg
Nancy Davis
Nelson Berg
Pat Anderson in Memory of Bud Anderson
Patricia and Dennis Morrow
Patty and Craig Acomb
Patty and Dan Kelly
Paul Domer
Peter and Vicki Thompson
Platt Hollow Road
Rick and Cynthia Anderson
Rick and Laura Kakach
Ron Levitus
Ryan Johnson
Sam Stern
Sandra and John Racek
Sandra Seelye
Sara Edwards
Schumacher Chiropractic Clinic
Scott and Kerry Bader
Scott Johnson
Shady Oak Distributing, Inc.
Sheila Anderson
Sheila and Mark Lenss
Sir Knights Cleaners of Lake Minnetonka
Terri Schneider
Todd Moritz
Tonka Cycle and Ski

In-Kind Donations

Augustana Chapel View
Ben Wilinski
Crossroads Delicatessen
Deli Double
Depot Coffee House
Driskill’s Downtown Market
Elaine Goepfert - I Love Photography
Famous Dave’s of Minnetonka
General Store of Minnetonka
George R. Wolff VFW Post #425
Gold Nugget Tavern and Grille
Hazellewood Grill and Tap Room
Hoagie’s Family Restaurant
Hopkins Center for the Arts
Hopkins Elks Lodge
Hopkins Nutrition and Lifestyle Services
Mainstreet Bar and Grill
Michael Moschogianis
Oak Ridge Country Club
Ron Levitus
The Marsh
Thirty Bales
Wild Boar