Tailgate for Hope with the Green Bay Packers

Shalom Center’s Annual Celebration will be held on April 9, 2024


The Shalom Center is a 501(c)(3) in Kenosha County, serving as the city’s only homeless shelter, largest food pantry and longest-running nightly meal program. The center is a community resource that provides housing, food, guidance and support to individuals and families in need across our community.

Kenosha WI, (March 11, 2024) Shalom Center’s Annual Celebration will take place on Tuesday, April 9, 2024. The theme of this year’s event is “Tailgate for HOPE”, a theme that resonates with the enthusiasm of a classic tailgate party. Adding to the excitement, the Green Bay Packers Players and Management will be at the Annual Celebration as part of their Packers Tailgate Tour. The event will be from 5:30pm to 8pm at The Club at Strawberry Creek, 14810 72nd Street in Kenosha, Wisconsin.

“We are thrilled and grateful to have the Green Bay Packers at our Annual Celebration,” stated Tamara Coleman, Shalom Center Executive Director. “The Tailgate Tour demonstrates their commitment to fans and to local nonprofits.” The presence of the Green Bay Packers will honor the unwavering spirit and dedication driving the local non-profit’s growth.

“Mark your calendars for an evening of excitement and community spirit! The venue will be transformed into a vibrant hub of socializing and fun, complete with a tailgate/football theme that promises an unforgettable evening for all,” added Michaela McGee, Shalom Center Administration Director.

This year’s celebration features heavy hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, live music featuring The John Crawford Jazz Band, silent auction, raffles, and more. Tickets are priced at $100 each, available exclusively in advance online at www.shalomcenter.org/events. Sponsorship opportunities are also available, listed on their website. Shalom Center is aiming to raise $50,000. All the proceeds benefit ongoing food, shelter, and community resource programs.


About the Center: Shalom Center is a 501(c)3 in Kenosha County serving as the only homeless shelter, largest food pantry, and longest running nightly meal program. Shalom Center is a community resource that provides housing, food, guidance, and support to individuals and families in need across our community. Our mission is simple: serve the community through food, shelter and supportive ways. We believe that this mission will help realize a greater vision: self-sufficiency by maximizing the potential of people we serve. https://www.shalomcenter.org/

About the Packers’ Tailgate Tour: The fan-favorite Tailgate Tour will be stopping at a variety of locations and appearing at nonprofit fundraising events to allow for further opportunities for players and alumni to interact with more fans while raising money for the nonprofits. For more information visit: https://www.packers.com/community/tailgate-tour