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Gainesville Middle School raises money for shelter
Sammy Smith and Betty Langston hold bowls at Gainesville Middle School’s first Empty Bowl event, which raised money for the Good News at Noon shelter.

Gainesville Middle School on April 30 hosted its first Empty Bowl project.

Art teacher Katherine Ware organized the event and worked with students, faculty and community members to make more than 100 bowls.

Food was donated by Atlanta Bread Co., Brusters, Chick-fil-A, Chili’s, Food Lion, Loco’s Grill & Pub, Mellow Mushroom, Outback Steakhouse, Publix, Recess Southern Gastro-Pub and the White Tiger.

More than $600 was raised for the Good News at Noon shelter.


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