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Join us at MSU-Mankato Centennial Student Union Ballroom

Warm Your Heart is MVAC’s annual fundraiser that consists of tasting the best and most unique soups from around southern Minnesota, silent and live auction and ends with live entertainment.
Your Heart proceeds will benefit the “We Care” micro loan home repair loan.

Single General Admission Tickets $50

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Presenting Sponsor ~ MinnStar Bank; Print Sponsor ~ Corporate Graphics Commercial; Media Sponsor ~ Alpha Media.; Gold Sponsors ~ Brown & Brown Insurance; Nash Brothers Construction; UnitedHealth Group; Denim Sponsors ~ Pierce Accounting and Tax Services; Spherion; First National Bank; Monarch Healthcare Management; Gislason & Hunter; Wine Sponsor ~ Javens Family Vineyard & Winery


If you are interested in a sponsorship or donating a live or silent auction item, please contact Sheila Ous or Ann Macgregor 507-345-6822


Minnesota Valley Action Council has Small Cities Home Repair loans available in the following communities: Kasota; Welcome; and Fairmont. These loans do have an income limit. Contact Sheila 507-345-2416 for Kasota and Kaye 507-238-1663 for Welcome and Fairmont today

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The 7th Annual Warm Your heart Gourmet Soup competition, is Saturday, March 9, 2019 at MSU – Student Union Ballroom.

We solicit 18 local restaurants to compete for the best and or most unique soup in Southern Minnesota. They compete for the chance to win the people’s choice award or the celebrity judges choice for most unique or both. Winners get a trophy to display at their restaurant. The evening starts with the soup serving, and a silent auction followed by the awards for the soup, a live auction and then live entertainment. The live entertainment this year the Kenny and Steve Comedy Show (I hear they are hilarious).

This year the gap that we are trying to fill is for small home improvement projects that don’t fit the minimum $2000 loan threshold set by Minnesota Housing. This is the We Care Repair program. We are hoping to help out those that need repairs that are smaller than that through this new initiative. i.e. a senior that needs grab bars put in so that they can go back to their home.

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