SOUTHPORT, NC (WWAY) -- In Southport, the community came together for a soup lunch to raise awareness of hunger.
Empty Bowl organizers say 26 local restaurants donated the soup.
It cost $15 to attend, and people walked away with a bowl handmade my an area potter.
Proceeds benefit the Southport-Oak Island Interfaith Food Pantry, Matthew's Ministry and Brunswick Family Assistance.
Organizers say they hope to give $7,000 to each charity.