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Empty Bowls raises $10,750 to combat hunger

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The numbers are in. New Richmond Empty Bowls raised more than $10,750 for Five Loaves Food Shelf and the New Richmond Backpack Program.


That's $2,550 more than last year's $8,200.

"When I saw the early numbers I was very surprised," said Cheryl Emerson, director of Community Ed and co-chair of Empty Bowls. "We're very happy with the results and money is still coming in."

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Jackie Grumish
Jackie Grumish has been a reporter with the New Richmond News since 2008. She holds degrees in journalism and fine art from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb, Ill. Before coming to New Richmond, Jackie worked as the city government reporter at a daily newspaper in Aberdeen, S.D. 
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