811 23rd Avenue E., Bradenton, FL 34208 (941) 747-4655

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Join Meals on Wheels PLUS of Manatee as We Celebrate Hunger-relief in Manatee County!

We are proudly celebrating the 21st Anniversary of our annual Empty Bowls Fundraiser. The purpose of Empty Bowls is uniting to show support for the critical work of Meals on Wheels PLUS through The Food Bank of Manatee!

For restaurants that want to donate soup, please register here.

Thursday, November 4th
11am-1pm
(come anytime)
Manatee Performing Arts Center
502 3rd Ave. W
Bradenton, FL 34205
Indoor Seating & To-Go Options

Friday, November 5th
11am-1pm
(come anytime)
Lakewood Ranch Main Street
8131 Main St
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
Outdoor Seating & To-Go Options

Manatee Performing Arts Center COVID-19 Protocol

  • Indoor event; food items also available to-go
  • Socially distanced seating
  • Manatee Performing Arts Center has a mask mandate currently in effect; masks are required at all times inside the facility if not seated and actively eating
  • Meals on Wheels PLUS volunteers will be wearing masks and volunteers in contact with food will also wear gloves
  • Bread, butter, water, dessert, and cutlery are all individually wrapped items (no buffet)

Lakewood Ranch Main Street COVID-19 Protocol

  • Outdoor event; food items also available to-go
  • Socially distanced seating 
  • Meals on Wheels PLUS volunteers will be wearing masks and volunteers in contact with food will also wear gloves 
  • Bread, butter, water, dessert, and cutlery are all individually wrapped items (no buffet)