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Art & Soup 2021

Thank You for Making an Impact in 2021!

Our virtual Art & Soup event raised nearly $139,000 for VNA’s shelter nursing program! Proceeds ensure a VNA nurse in every local homeless and domestic violence shelter. Thank you for making a difference in the lives of vulnerable individuals in our community.

Save the date for Art & Soup 2022 on Feb. 20, 2022!

VNA shelter nurses with homeless shelter clients

Our Community Cares

A special thank you to the sponsors, restaurants and artists that made Art & Soup 2021 possible!




  • Kelly Adams
  • Shelly Bartek
  • Lynn Bowes
  • Sharon Boynton
  • Pamela Conyers Hinson
  • John Dennison
  • George Garrett III
  • Annette Guy
  • Clark Pflanz
  • Herm Rauth
  • Sarah Rowe
  • Angie Simonsen
  • Therman Statom
  • Kelli Sweet
  • Bart Vargas
  • Peg Watkins
  • Ann Williams



Battle of The Soups Winners

Congratulations to our Art & Soup 2021 Battle of the Soups winners!


1stPlace—Avoli Osteria
Mushroom Consommé | Spring Vegetable + Penne
Braised Pork Belly and Roasted Shrimp
Avoli Culinary Team


2nd Place—The Woodcliff Restaurant
Cauliflower and Ricotta Bisque with Asparagus
Crispy Brussels Sprouts + Balsamic Reduction
Chef Sam Trahan

3rd Place—Kitchen Table
Classic Tomato
Ricotta with Lemon + Fresh Bread
Chef Colin Duggan


Honorable Mention—Sodexo at Nebraska Medicine
Tinga y Grano
Chef Sean Kelley

Honorable Mention—Okra African Grill
Chicken Jollof
Chef Nina Sodji


Soup Passport Restaurants

Every 2021 ticket purchase came with a Soup Passport, allowing our community to take a tasty tour around local restaurants. Passports entitle users to one free cup of soup from each of the following restaurants and one free cup of coffee from Starbucks now through Oct. 31. Passports are still for sale at

Day-of Soup Samplers

Thank you to the restaurants that provided soup at our April 18 event.


Thank You to Our 2021 Sponsors

The generosity of corporate sponsors is what makes Art & Soup a success! Help from our sponsors ensures there is a VNA nurse in every homeless shelter in the Omaha and Council Bluffs metro. Become a corporate sponsor today!





  • Mr. and Mrs. Lance and Julie Fritz



  • Advanced Surgery Center
  • Cushman & Wakefield | The Lund Company
  • Heafey-Hoffmann-Dworak-Cutler Funeral Chapels
  • Mr. and Mrs. Daniel and Esther Brabec
  • Mr. and Mrs. Jamie and Maggie Summerfelt
  • Mr. and Mrs. Paul and Annette Smith
  • Mr. George Kleine and Mr. Tom Knox
  • Mr. Mark Singer
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Seim Johnson, LLP
  • The Fred and Sally Berkins Foundation
  • The Todd & Betiana Simon Foundation
  • WoodmenLife


  • Emspace + Lovgren
  • Ms. Ann Hatting
  • Ms. Ann Hosford


  • Abbie Raikes
  • ACCESSbank
  • Angel’s Share, Inc.
  • Aon
  • Dr. and Mrs. C Kent and Deanna Boese
  • Dr. and Mrs. Wayne and Sarita Penka
  • Hoich Enterprises Inc.
  • Omaha Steaks
  • Merrick Employment Law
  • Mr. and Dr. Joseph and Suzanne Nuss
  • Mr. and Mrs. Larry and Jan Novicki
  • Mr. and Mrs. Rick and Carol Russell


Community Partners

  • Kent Circle Partners – Scott Seldin

Questions about Art & Soup?

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