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A soup server tries to entice someone to take some soup during the Empty Bowl Soup Benefit Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at the Goshen Farmers Market. The event benefited the Interfaith Hospitality Network. (Truth Photo By J. Tyler Klassen) (AP)

A server ladles soup into a bowl during the Empty Bowl Soup Benefit at the Goshen Farmers Market Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. The Goshen Clay Artists Guild made and donated the roughly 800 bowls the participants received to put their soup in. (Truth Photo By J. Tyler Klassen) (AP)

Ben Hoffman (left) and Gretchen Krause pick out bowls at the Empty Bowl Soup Benefit Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at the Goshen Farmers Market. The benefits from the event go to the Interfaith Hospitality Network. The Goshen Clay Artists Guild made and donated the roughly 800 bowls for the event. (Truth Photo By J. Tyler Klassen) (AP)

A server ladles soup into a bowl during the Empty Bowl Soup Benefit at the Goshen Farmers Market Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. The Goshen Clay Artists Guild made and donated the roughly 800 bowls the participants received to put their soup in. (Truth Photo By J. Tyler Klassen) (AP)

Katherine Perry (right), Amanda Bittle (middle) and Nathaniel Turner (middle right) pick out soup bowls at the 11th annual Empty Bowl Soup Benefit Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at the Goshen Farmers Market. All three are from Mishawaka, Ind. Clay Artists Guild members provided the roughly 800 bowls that were part of the meal of soup, bread and dessert participants received in exchange for a donation of at least $15. (Truth Photo By J. Tyler Klassen) (AP)

People lined up early for the annual Empty Bowl Soup Benefit Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at the Goshen Farmers Market. Proceeds from the meal benefited the Goshen Interfaith Hospitality Network. The Clay Artists Guild provided the roughly 800 handmade bowls for the event this year. (Truth Photo By J. Tyler Klassen) (AP)

Kimberly Lichty-Nyce watches as her 19-month-old son, Gavin Nyce, drains his soup bowl Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, at the Goshen Farmers Market. The family was taking part in the Empty Bowl Soup Benefit to help support the Interfaith Hospitality Network. (Truth Photo By J. Tyler Klassen) (AP)

Janice Wiebe Ollenburger (hands at lower right) washes a soup bowl at the Empty Bowl Soup Benefit at the Goshen Farmers Market Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013. Participants received a handmade soup bowl, soup, bread and dessert for a donation of at least $15. The Goshen Clay Artists Guild made and donated the bowls. (Truth Photo By J. Tyler Klassen) (AP)
Empty Bowl benefit draws generous crowd

Posted on Feb. 23, 2013 at 12:00 a.m.

The Goshen Clay Artists Guild made and donated the roughly 800 bowls for participants to put their soup in at the Empty Bowl Soup Benefit on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, in Goshen. The event was at the Goshen Farmers Market. The bowls were part of the meal of soup, bread and dessert participants received in exchange for a donation of at least $15.