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Empty Bowls - Together we made a difference

Thank you to all who helped to make Empty Bowls a success! We raised $4,590.77, and collected $4,250.48 worth of toiletries items, which will be presented to the Hoboken Homeless Shelter and St. Matthew's Lunchtime Ministry. Thank you to all of the families who donated blood, we had 35 donors and collected 28 units of blood to help others in need. We thank Lori Zaksewski and Abby Pungot for helping to sort and package toiletries; Amore Family, May Family, Nam Family, Falco/Smith Family, Magliato Family, Huang Family, Wheeler Family, Dworzanski Family, Glynn Family, Grant Family, Janiszewski Family, Scott Family, Wilson Family, Haynes Family, Lespinasse Family and Aronoff Family for soliciting outside of local supermarkets for our toiletry drive; Brenda Hurley, Clare Atkinson and Gaby Garzotto for helping with clean-up; Ashley Chapman and Kara Goski for driving around and picking up collected toiletries throughout the day; the Sommer Family for donating coffee; Dr. Sharon Stern for donating tooth brushes and toothpaste and all those who signed donated blood.