Rush players turn artists to 'fill' empty bowls

RAPID CITY, S.D. (KEVN) - Rapid City Rush donated their time to help fight hunger for Feeding South Dakota's Empty Bowls event in April.

Rush players gathered at Pottery 2 Paint, Tuesday, to express their artistic talents.

They painted bowls, gave out autographs and took pictures with fans. Pottery 2 Paint and the Rush provided door prizes. It costed $10 to paint a bowl and the money raised from bowls will eventually go to Feeding South Dakota's Backpack Program through the annual Empty Bowls event.

"Oh it feels great, I think we are all excited to do events like this that are for a good cause and no one should going hungry," said Rush player Alex Kromm. "So this is a great cause and we're happy to do this."

the sixth annual Empty Bowls event is April 12 at the South Dakota School of Mines in the Surbeck Center.