Thousands of dollars raised for local food bank within hours

DOTHAN, Al. (WTVY) - Wiregrass Area Food Bank sold ceramic bowls to raise money for the food bank and cultural arts center for the 7th year in a row.

This year they sold the most bowls they have ever sold. According to Julie Gonzalez, Wiregrass Area Food Bank Executive Director, after one hour, 400 bowls were sold.

The event raised almost $5000 dollars. Donators went home with a ceramic bowl and a meal of soup, bread and water.

The bowls were made during pottery classes at the cultural arts center.
More bowl-making sessions will begin in April.

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