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Tickets Available for Manna’s 2022 Clover Pick A Bowl Fill A Bowl event

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Tickets are available now for Manna Food Bank’s annual fundraiser, the 2022 Clover Pick A Bowl Fill A Bowl. This unique taste-testing event with an artsy twist raises funds for Manna to carry out its mission of feeding the hungry in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties. Each pre-sale ticket sold at $40 provides 24 healthy meals for neighbors in need! Tickets can be purchased online at www.mannahelps.org.

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Each event ticket includes a handcrafted bowl thrown by a local potter, as well as fare from more than a dozen local restaurants/vendors, including Classic City Catering, Ever’man Cooperative Grocery and Café, The Farm, The Grand Marlin, Khon’s, Mr. Pollo, Scenic Hills Country Club, South Market, Whataburger, and more.

The event is made possible by the faculty, students and friends of the Pensacola State College Visual Arts Department, First City Art Center, local artists, businesses, and vendors providing sponsorships and donations of art, food, beverages and other in-kind goods and services.

Pre-sale tickets are $10 off; day-of tickets are $50 apiece.

To purchase tickets or for more event information, please visit www.mannahelps.org.

About The Clover Pick A Bowl Fill A Bowl

The event was established in 2006 at Pensacola State College under the direction of Dona Usry, former Manna Guild Member and PSC Board Member; Krist Lien, District Department Head of the Visual Arts Department; Dr. Jim Martin, former PSC Vice President of Administration; and Bill Clover, Visual Arts Professor. For the first two years, the fundraiser was called Throw A Bowl, and guests were invited to make their own bowls under the guidance of the Visual Arts Department. In 2008, the fundraiser changed to two events – Pick A Bowl and Fill A Bowl – and in 2017, the two events became one, Pick A Bowl Fill A Bowl. Professor Bill Clover, his students, other faculty members, and local artists from First City Arts Center contributed thousands of hours and created thousands of bowls for the events. In 2018, after Bill Clover passed away, the event was renamed The Clover Pick A Bowl Fill A Bowl in honor and memory of his commitment to the fundraiser that combines his passion for art and his dedication to the community.

About Manna

Manna’s mission is to offer emergency food assistance, service the food-related needs of vulnerable populations, and engage the entire community in the fight against hunger. A local grassroots organization with no national affiliation or government funding, Manna provided food to 31,014 people last year. Manna operates an emergency food assistance pantry and 17 specialty programs with 22 community partners in Escambia and Santa Rosa counties.