Open Door Mission ( is excited to announce the return of their Ladle of Love event sponsored by Thrasher Basement will be held on Sunday, September 17, at two times: 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.

The community is invited to join them to taste delicious soups, breads and dessert provided by area chefs. You will be able to cast your vote for the “Best Soup of the Day.” There will also be face painting and balloon animals. Additionally, you can take a tour of the Open Door Mission campus to see first-hand how you are changing lives.

Tickets can be purchased online at Questions about the event can be directed towards Gwynne Gonnerman at (402) 829-1536.

Open Door Mission is a Gospel Rescue Mission that meets the needs of individuals and families while inspiring HOPE for lasting change. Each day, Open Door Mission’s campus offers 917 safe shelter beds to homeless men, women and children, serves over 4,747 nutritious meals and provides preventative measures to more than 1,000 people living in poverty. Learn more at or call (402) 829-1538 to get in touch with Open Door Mission.