Empty Bowls is a grassroots fundraiser to help end hunger. In communities world-wide, a soup meal is provided for a small donation. Participates receive an empty bowl made by local potters, crafts people and volunteers as a reminder of those who are hungry. The Odessa Empty Bowls is scheduled for October 1, 2015 at Odessa High School. Visit www.emptybowls.net for more information.


Potters for Peace is a US-based non-profit that works in two clay-related fields: working with subsistence potters in Central America and working throughout the world to assist with the establishment of factories that produce ceramic water filters.


Renewal Center is a non-profit in China that creates sustainable pathways to employment and stability for Shanghai’s urban displaced.