The Stewpot Alliance closed its book officially on a very successful 2020 Soup’s On! Luncheon that was was held virtually on Thursday, March 4. The results were more than $300K for The Stewpot that “offers a safe haven for homeless and at-risk individuals of Dallas, providing resources for basic survival needs, as well as opportunities to start a new life.”
In handing over the check at Deep Ellum’s Cane Rosso on Thursday, June 4, organizers announced leadership for the 2021 fundraiser. Here’s a report from the field:
The Stewpot Alliance recently presented The Stewpot with a check for $317,639.00 raised from the March 4 virtual luncheon with award-winning chef, restaurateur and humanitarian Chef José Andrés, moderated by Robert Wilonsky.
The annual fundraising event was co-chaired by longtime Stewpot supporters Becky and Larry Sykes. Susan and Bill Montgomery served as honorary chairs.
At the check presentation, held at Cane Rosso in Deep Ellum, Stewpot Executive Director Brenda Snitzer announced First Presbyterian Church members and sisters Carolyn Jefferson and Thella Bowens will co-chair the 2022 Soup’s On! Luncheon with details coming soon.
Stewpot Alliance President Dominique Anthony also welcomed Incoming President Marion Armstrong who will hold tenure during the 2021-2022 fundraising season.
Proceeds from the annual luncheon benefit The Stewpot, which now, in its 46th year serves our neighbors who are experiencing and at risk of homelessness by providing meals (over 8,000,000 to date), counseling and case management, medical and dental services via onsite partners, youth and family stabilization programs, as well as therapeutic and vocational activities.
* Photo credit: John Strange