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“3 Cans & A Good Time Happiest Hour” Soars to New Heights, Raising Two Tons for New Hope Food Pantry

“3 Cans & A Good Time Happiest Hour” Soars to New Heights, Raising Two Tons for New Hope Food Pantry

The resounding success of the “3 Cans & A Good Time Happiest Hour” networking event on December 6th, 2023, marked a significant milestone in community collaboration, business networking, and charitable giving. Hosted by Team Real Estate Owner’s visionary Martin Taggart and co-hosted by Caleb Reed of A. Arnold Moving and Jaime Theisen of PuroClean of Olathe, the event not only exceeded its goal but showcased the unwavering support of local sponsors.

Event Highlights:

Date: December 6th, 2023
Location: ACA Business Club of Overland Park

Networking for a Cause:

“3 Cans & A Good Time Happiest Hour” brought together business leaders and community members for an evening of networking and camaraderie, all while making a positive impact on the community through New Hope Food Pantry. Attendees enjoyed complimentary food and beverages, as well as the chance to win exciting door prizes, creating an atmosphere of generosity and collaboration.

Community Impact:

With a lofty goal of raising one ton of non-perishable food for the New Hope Food Pantry, the event not only met but exceeded expectations. An incredible 5,415 pounds of food was donated, bringing much-needed food to the New Hope Food Pantry shelves. More than 33,000 individuals have already been served by the New Hope Food Pantry this year—a stark reminder of the growing need for community assistance. The success of “3 Cans & A Good Time” contributes significantly to supporting those in need within the community.

Growth and Gratitude:

From its humble beginnings in October 2022, where just over 300 pounds of food were collected at the inaugural event, “3 Cans & A Good Time” has grown exponentially in just over a year. Martin Taggart, the brainchild behind the initiative, expressed gratitude for the collaborative efforts of co-hosts Caleb Reed and Jaime Theisen, as well as the invaluable support from sponsors. Sponsors of the most recent event included:

Trusted Roofing
Godfrey & Me
ProLift Garage Doors of Johnson County
Steven Kohnle Agency – Farmers Insurance
CR FloorsBeemer Plumbing & Excavating
Novis Health of Overland Park
Nummies Baked Goods
Nautical Bowls Overland Park
Adam Grimsman – USA Mortgage
Gleam Team
Pride Appliance Repair
Weekend Warrior Construction
Linda Harwood – LifeWave
Basecamp Fitness Overland Park
Jacob Swisher – Leading Edge Financial
Aresa Grace – Best Version Media
Scott & Sara Coffman – AHI Group

Noteworthy Moments:

  • Special Guest: Past Kansas City Royals player Al Fitzmorris graced the event, adding a touch of sportsmanship and excitement to the evening.
  • Generous Donation: The Lenexa Optimist Club demonstrated its commitment to community welfare with a substantial donation of $500, reinforcing the community spirit that drives “3 Cans & A Good Time.”

The growth of ‘3 Cans & A Good Time’ is a testament to the generosity and community spirit of our participants, sponsors, and co-hosts. We are grateful for the opportunity to make a meaningful impact on the lives of those served by the New Hope Food Pantry.

Join the Movement:

The success of “3 Cans & A Good Time Happiest Hour” demonstrates the power of collaboration, community engagement, and philanthropy. For more information or to get involved in future events, please contact Martin Taggart at (913)568-3219.

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