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First grader donates to Empty Bowls project

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Photo courtesy Tessie Garcia First grader Isabel Galloway (right) stands with art teacher Tessie Garcia (left) holding money she asked her friends to help her donate to the Empty Bowls Project held at Pagosa Springs Elementary School last Saturday. With the help of her friends, Galloway raised $72.19 to help local families in need.

Photo courtesy Tessie Garcia
First grader Isabel Galloway (right) stands with art teacher Tessie Garcia (left) holding money she asked her friends to help her donate to the Empty Bowls Project held at Pagosa Springs Elementary School last Saturday. With the help of her friends, Galloway raised $72.19 to help local families in need.

Pagosa Springs Elementary School first grader Isabel Galloway donated a total of $72.19 to the Empty Bowls project this past Saturday.

The Empty Bowls event hosted every year is meant to raise community awareness about issues of hunger. Money raised at the event from the purchase of bowls is donated to local food pantries including those run by the Methodist and Catholic churches.

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This story was posted on January 30, 2014.