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Feeding the Soul of the City

Thank you for Feeding the Soul of the City!

Matt Talbot Kitchen & Outreach hosted the annual Feeding the Soul of the City fundraiser on April 25, 2024, at the Scottish Rite Ballroom. Thanks to generous corporate and individual sponsors, the guests who attended, and the many individuals who gave donations before the event, over $142,000 was raised in support of the agency’s day-to-day hunger relief, substance use, and homeless prevention services. 

Guests enjoyed a social hour with heavy hors d'oeuvres and had the opportunity to visit interactive stations to learn how the agency’s four key programs – hunger relief, outreach, housing, and substance use – move the community closer to defeating hunger and homelessness. During the event program, a current resident in one of Matt Talbot’s transitional living houses and Matt Talbot’s Substance Use Program Coordinator Clarence Grendahl both shared their personal stories of hope, resilience, and recovery from addiction.

“This event helps sustain our programs, allowing us to meet people’s most basic needs like food and hygiene, as well as walk alongside and assist those who need a second, third, or fourth chance,“ said Alynn Sampson, Executive Director. “Substance use, addiction, and mental health are complex battles, but we know there are pathways to recovery and are so grateful for the community’s support of our efforts.”

Thank you to Jhey Photo for these amazing pictures!

Thank you to our sponsors!

Sustaining Hope Sponsors

  • Amanda & Winston Ostergard
  • Auction Solutions
  • Bloomerang
  • Bluestem Health
  • Bryan Health
  • Butherus-Maser & Love Funeral Home
  • DuTeau Chevrolet Subaru
  • HBE
  • Lincoln Surgical Hospital
  • Oak Creek Flowers
  • Pinnacle Bank
  • Rick & De Costello

Giving Hope Sponsors

  • Andrew Wolf
  • Assurity Life Foundation
  • CIP Communities
  • Cline Williams Wright Johnson & Oldfather
  • Dr. Jim & Jane Maly
  • LincOne Federal Credit Union
  • Nelnet
  • Pillar Restaurant Group
  • Sartor Hamman
  • Sid Dillon
  • WRK Real Estate, LLC

Housing Hope Sponsors

Restoring Hope Sponsors

Bold Hope Sponsors