Ready! Set! Feast!

MLM's 2023
Fall Fundraiser

Celebrate 52 years of MLM helping those in need throughout Kansas City! 

September 16, 2023

Time: 6:00pm – 11:00pm

Olde Mill Emporium

168 S. Main St., Parkville, MO 64152


MLM’s Fall Fundraising Event: Ready! Set! Feast!

For the last 52 years, Metro Lutheran Ministry has helped low-income and homeless people navigate a path towards hope, opportunity, and peace.

The Fall Fundraising Event is MLM’s largest fundraiser of the year, providing critical funds to help support programs such as the MLM food pantries, rapid re-housing, minor home repair, employment support services, and the MLM Christmas Store.


Event Description

MLM will be celebrating its 52nd anniversary in style on September 16, 2023 at Olde Mill Emporium in Parkville, MO. This is a party casual, fun-filled event featuring: music, dancing, 6 food and cocktail stations, a silent auction, interactive games, and more!


Event Sneak Peek


MLM’s Annual Gala would not be possible without the generous support of MLM’s gala sponsors. These individual and corporate sponsors help ensure that 100% of the funds raised at the gala go directly to support MLM’s ministry. If you would like to be a sponsor, contact Scott Cooper at or Rebecka Noel at for more information or review the gala forms on this page.

MLM Gala

2023 Ready! Set! Feast! Sponsors

Gourmet & Liquor Sponsor

Foodie Sponsor

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Savory Sponsor

Table/Flavor Sponsors

The Anderson Group

Nathan Smith

Entourage Sponsors

  • Kelly and Brett Brende

  • Brian Daly

  • Kathryn and Jim Fuger

  • Gloria Dei Evangelical Lutheran Church

  • Tracy and Gary Kaufman

  • Philip and Dawn Kernen

  • Margaret Latshaw

  • Daniel and Susan Schram

  • Ann and Steve Robertson

  • Mahlon Laible

  • David and Athena Shouse

In-Kind Sponsors

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MLM helps families and individuals in need with a variety of emergent needs services to promote housing, food, health, and financial stability.
Rent & Utility Assistance
Emergent Needs
Food Pantry
Eileen's Place
Orchard & Garden
Financial Opportunity Center
Christmas Store
Minor Home Repair