Toledo SOUP 5th Anniversary Celebration is May 21st

Daily Dose  |  05/19/2017 2:05 pm

Toledo SOUP is Sunday, May 21st. Presenting proposals have been selected and local chefs are heating up their pots for Toledo SOUP’s 5th-anniversary celebration on May 21st at Hensville in Downtown Toledo!
Your $5 contribution at the door will get you a meal of soup, salad and bread, as well as a vote to help choose the presenter who will receive the evening’s crowd-funded micro grant.

Toledo SOUP received 17 proposals for this round of funding, and an independent panel of judges narrowed the field to their top choices based on community impact, funding necessity, and project feasibility.

Presenters for this event will be:
Jill Bunge: FFT & SSFAC Refugee Food Box Program
Jakob Gray: Jones Beekeeping Association
Morgan Fitzgibbons: [freespace], A Project of Civic Digs
Ketha Harrison: Break Chains Make Changes

Guest Chefs providing the main course for the event are:
Kelly Mettler of Ye Olde Cock‘n Bull, making Vegetable Italian Wedding Soup
Chef Tony of NINE and Fleetwoods, making Creole Garlic Bisque
Scott Bowman of Fowl and Fodder, making Vegan Zucchini Soup and Cream of Asparagus Soup with local produce from Riehm Farms
Cynthia Bunch of Cynthia’s Catering, making Vichyssoise -- a cold potato soup with cucumber, arugula and watercress
Chef Joe Felix of Toledo Museum of Art, making Maple Smoked Onion Soup

Pam Weirauch of Pam's Corner is providing two salads (Pear Salad with spicy pecans, blue cheese and cranberries and Strawberry Salad with almonds and mandarin oranges) and Rosie's Italian Grille is providing fresh baked dinner bread. Emcees for this event will be Eric Chase and Meaghan Mick of 92.5 Kiss FM’s Morning Rush.

Toledo SOUP will also be running a raffle ($5 for 1 ticket, $20 for 5 tickets) and a bake sale (most goods $1 each) to generate additional funds for the microgrant, so be sure to bring extra cash! Raffle items include:
- Ballroom and Latin Dance Package from Toledo Ballroom
- New Gas Grill from Greenspace Solutions
- Limited Edition Beer Collection, compliments of Dave Duling
- Four (4) Field-Level Seat Tickets for any 2017 regular season Mud Hens game from Hensville & Toledo Mud Hens
- Four (4) Entry Level Seat Tickets for any 2017-2018 regular season Walleye game from Hensville & Toledo Walleye
- You Will Do Better in Toledo package from Jupmode
- $15 Gift Certificate and Gift Package, courtesy of Clayful Arts
- Haircut + Matrix Product Set from Burton's Hair Stylists
- Original Woven Hanging Art from Streetspun
- Original Artwork from Bill Horvath II
- $15 Gift Certificate from Cookie Doughlicious
- $20 Gift Certificate for Phoenix Earth Food Co-op
- $10 Gift Certificate to Never More Used Books
- $2000 Marketing Package from Amanda Aldrich & Genuine Nonprofit

If you can't make it out on Sunday, we'll miss you! But you can still share your support for Toledo SOUP and our presenters by making a donation here: You can specify if you'd like all or a portion of your contribution to go to the winning presenter or the Toledo SOUP general fund to help us continue cooking up great changes in Toledo.