Soup Bowl Benefit 2016

22nd Annual Soup Bowl Benefit - Sunday, February 21nd, 2015, 5-7pm at the Bloomington Monroe County Convention Center


Soup Bowls on a table

This year the 21st annual Soup Bowl Benefit for the Hoosier Hills Food Bank will be held at the Bloomington Monroe County Convention Center at 5pm on Sunday, February 21, 2016. Nearly 700 attendees will experience what every sell-out event has featured to date: a smorgasbord of beautiful handmade bowls, tasty soups and bread from over 25 local restaurants and great local entertainment.  

Tickets will be available January 15, 2016, for $30 in advance at Bloomingfoods, Yarns Unlimited and Hoosier Hills Food Bank. Attendees with a full-priced ticket will receive a handmade bowl, soup, bread and beverages. Children's tickets for food and paper bowls will be available at the door on the day of the event for $6. The event will feature a special musical performances by the Dancing Shoes, featuring Curtis Cantwell Jackson & Janiece Jaffe (with Steve Mascari, Dave Gulyas and Jamey Reid).

Hoosier Hills Food Bank collects and distributes over 4 million pounds of food annually to nearly 100 non-profit agencies in Brown, Lawrence, Orange, Owen, Martin and Monroe counties. HHFB is an equal opportunity employer and provider, federal discrimination complaints can be directed to 201-720-5964. Approximately 13% of HHFB's funding comes from federal government sources and approximately 83% of total funding comes from non-governmental sources. Additional information is available at HHFB’s website: or by calling 334-8374.


Steven Wallace's photos from Soup Bowl 2007

Kevin Atkins' pictures from Soup Bowl 2005, 2004, 2003, and 2001

Some of the many generous Soup Bowl Benefit Potters at work

Bakehouse soup and bread