HU art students create bowls to help the homeless
FOR RELEASE: Tuesday, September 6, 2011HUNTINGTON, Ind. Huntington University art students are using their talents to aid the homeless in local communities.
In partnership with Interfaith Hospitality Network of Greater Fort Wayne Inc., students will be creating ceramic bowls for an empty bowls project. The students will be creating 200 bowls through wheel throwing and hand-built ceramics. The bowls will be used at an Interfaith event on Oct. 16.
"I wanted to do the empty bowls project this year because it's a great way to get the whole art department working together on a single project," said senior Alan Hay. "It's also a project with purpose that helps the community around us."
Interfaith Hospitality Network's mission is to serve homeless families by uniting faith community volunteers and local agencies in a cooperative effort to provide shelter, meals, and comprehensive, compassionate and ongoing support.