NOTICE: Many events listed here have been canceled or postponed due to the Covid-19 emergency. It is best to call ahead or check with organizer's websites to verify the status of any local event.

Change Location × Omaha

    Recent Locations

      Omaha SOUP 2019 in Omaha

      • Omaha SOUP 2019 Photo #1
      1 of 1
      November 12, 2019

      Tuesday   6:00 PM

      4125 S 72nd St
      Omaha, Nebraska

      • No Performers Listed
      Omaha SOUP 2019

      About OmahaSOUPOmaha SOUP is a crowd-funding dinner celebrating and supporting grassroots projects improving the Omaha community. For at least a $5 donation (and optional potluck side dish), you'll receive a bowl and a voting ballot. We'll invite you to help yourself to a buffet of homemade food and sit down to break bread with other attendees.  Next, you'll turn your attention to 4 presenters as they pitch their idea to you and you'll have an opportunity to ask questions and offer feedback like a "Shark"!. After that, you'll vote for your favorite idea! Then we'll collect the votes and tally them up. While votes are tallied, we'll get an update from last year's Omaha SOUP winner! The idea with the most votes will go home with the money collected at the door - that simple! Program Schedule 6:00 - Doors open & break bread 6:30 - Presention start 7:15 - Tally votes & 2018 SOUP winner update 7:30 - Outlook Nebraska tours begin (optional) Wanna bring a side? Contact Brianne Schuler at 402-706-6470 or Jason Feldman at 402-429-7646 Attendees that bring food are given 60 seconds after the presentations to share anything they are working on in the community (events, questions, projects, businesses, etc). More about OmahaSOUP:THE ONLY TWO RULES OF SOUP1 Presenters can’t use technology to present their ideas.2 The idea has be to be focused on impacting Omaha.WHAT WE WANT TO DO• Empower residents• Help create jobs• Allow people to establish new relationships and networks• Promote action and change• Foster critical dialogue• Instill neighborhood pride• Provide a deeper understanding of democracyGOALThe winner goes home with the money raised at the door. Attendees have engaged and participated alongside other people who share in the desire for a better Omaha. Diners have shared resources and ideas with all presenters. Connections have been made. Conversations have been had. People have felt empowered.SOUP PHILOSOPHYSOUP is a place for people to gather and to feel safe. Omaha SOUP is not the granter of the funds. Our job is to plan a dinner that creates an environment where participants can vote on what project wins the money from door. Each individual who walks through the door is agreeing to grant the money to the project they think is most deserving through democracy and critical conversation. We then ask past winners to come back in a few months to share with the community what they did with the money.That’s it.

      Categories: Fundraising & Charity

      Event details may change at any time, always check with the event organizer when planning to attend this event or purchase tickets.

      Hotels and Airbnbs near Omaha SOUP 2019. Book your stay now!