Empty Bowls 2014



The Food Bank for Larimer County appreciates all the individuals, community groups, restaurants, students, teachers, artists and volunteers who made the 17th Annual Empty Bowls Fort Collins a success. Together, we raised nearly $77,000 for hunger-relief!



Presenting Sponsor

First National Bank


Signature Soup

Bohemian Foundation



Carrico Family Foundation

Exponential Engineering Company

Layman Lewis Financial Group

Motherlove Herbal Company

University of Colorado Health

Paul Versteeg



1st Bank

Anheuser-Busch, Inc.

Citizen Printing

Dohn Construction

Golden K Kiwanis

Hilton Fort Collins

KRJ Oak Street

Microbial Research, Inc.

Mr. & Mrs. Michael and Jill Clark

New Belgium Brewing Company

OtterCares Foundation

Professional Document Solutions

Ramsey Myatt

Vision Financial Group

Walmart Supercenter #2729

Westminster Presbyterian



Annikki Elkind

Donald Crews

Dellenbach Motors

Flood and Peterson

Gary Hixon Designs

Linda Hopkins

Liza Judd-Salimbeni

The Roche & Monahan Family

Sterling Infosystems, Inc.

Wood Group



Hixon Interiors

Ranch-Way Feeds

Schaefer and Kaines Family Dentistry

Taco John’s

Teri Oberleitner

William T. Welch Company LLC


Participating Restaurants

Austin’s American Grill

Bean Tree Drive-Thru Coffee Café

Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shop

Bisetti’s Italian Restaurant

Café 1024 (PVH)

Café Bluebird

Canyon Chop House

CooperSmiths Pub & Brewery

Enzio’s Italian Kitchen

Fiona’s Deli & Catering


Jay’s Bistro

Kids Café (Food Bank for Larimer County)

Moot House

Rio Grande Mexican Restaurant

Silver Grill

Sonny Lubick Steakhouse

Spoons Soup, Salads and Sandwiches

Spring Creek Grill (Hilton)

Tastebuds Epicurean Cafe

US Food Service

Whole Foods Market


Bowl Donors

Fort Collins High School

Cache La Poudre Middle School

Fossil Ridge High School

Lesher Middle School

Lincoln Middle IB World School

Poudre High School

Rocky Mountain High School

Webber Middle School

Northern Colorado Potters Guild

Fort Collins Pottery Studio

T.S. Berger


Silent Auction Artists

Abbey Rothenbuehler

Annie Hudnut

Art C. Sands, MD

Ben & Charlotte Zink

Bill Filson

Billie J Colson

Brint Deighton

Corynne Hilbert

Curt McDonald

Dan Bailey

Daniel Slack

David Wilson

Diane Rhodes

Dr. Lee Carter

Elizabeth Stroh

Gloria Austin

Heather Dieter Bartmann

Hoyle Curtis

Jill Anne Popplewell

Jim Digby

Jim Fuller

Joan Mangle

Joe Aiken

Judy Sprague

Karl Yost

Kate Dardine

Kathi Kline

Kathleen Beaudette

Leslie Jimmerson

Libby James

Lou Beatty

Marcy Silverstein

Nancy Zoller

Nicole Harry

Pat Dietemann

Paul Versteeg

Peggy Lea Allen

Roger Buffington

Rolf Christophersen

Sandy Charles

Sandy Roerig

Sue Ballou

Sue Ellen Alishouse

T.S. Berger

Terry Acker

Tom Berger

Toshie Matsumura


Auction Donors

American Furniture Warehouse

Bas Bleu Theatre Company

Clothes Pony & Dandelion Toys

Denver Center for the Performing Arts

FastFrame Fort Collins

Fort Collins Symphony

Hyatt Regency Denver

Lawn Doctor of Fort Collins

Northern Colorado Potters Guild

Old Town Art & Framery

Rocky Mountain Woodturners


The Armstrong Hotel

The Lincoln Center

Union Colony Civic Center


Special Thanks

Palmer Flowers

The McCarthy Family

Kyle Grummun

Nancy Tafoya

Spotlight and Systems from Rocky Mountain High School & Paul Falk

Nearly 100 volunteers, including members of National Charity League and Quota International of Fort Collins








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