On March 4, 2012, hundreds of shoppers lined up at the entrance of Southwest School of Art, to buy beautiful handmade bowls at the 12th annual SAMMinistries Empty Bowls event. Local artists and celebrities decorated the amazing pieces of art to raise money for SAMMinistries. Each purchase came with a serving of gourmet soup and freshly baked bread. esd, San Antonio’s leading digital creative agency, brought high visibility to the event from KSAT-TV, WOAI-TV, KABB-TV, KENS-TV, KTSA-AM, and the Express-News.
Empty Bowls has raised nearly $250,000 for SAMMinistries, the leading agency for overcoming homelessness in San Antonio.