Our events help those in poverty and experiencing homelessness

Doing good doesn’t have to feel like work. We have lots of ways for you to support our mission and services and have some fun at the same time. If this appeals to you, then you are going to love these opportunities to join us in our mission to create change and help alleviate hunger, homelessness, unemployment, and childhood poverty in our community.


Volunteer for Empty Bowls 2021

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for Empty Bowls 2021!  Join 2,000 attendees enjoying savory soups, entertainment for the entire family and help raise the critical funds for services that ensure those impacted by poverty have the skills to achieve their full potential.

We need volunteers on site at the Exhibition Hall at the Maryland State Fairgrounds in Timonium.  All event volunteers must be 18 years or older and should expect to stand during their shift.

Pre-event set up - Friday, before event 1:00 pm until 5:00 pm

We need people to help set up event registration, the silent auction, bowl display, and serving stations, the photo booth and more.

Event Day - Saturday, from 11:00 am until 5:00 pm

Volunteer roles include:

  • Greeters and Check-in support
  • Silent auction and painted bowl area support
  • Kidz Zone monitors
  • Soup competition coordinators
  • Photographers and social media support