Thanksgiving Sponsorship

Thanksgiving Community Meal

Mel Trotter Ministries will host a free, traditional Thanksgiving Community Meal for individuals and families experiencing homelessness as well as anyone in the greater Grand Rapids community who is looking for fellowship around a Thanksgiving table. The meal will be held at DeVos Place on Thanksgiving Day, November 25, 2021.

Become a sponsor:

  • $250 - Table Sponsor
    • Name or logo displayed in scrolling PowerPoint presentation projected on a large screen during the event
    • Table signage with name or logo displayed at 1 table**

    *Optional: Early bird registration for volunteer opportunities

  • $500 - Community Sponsor
    • Name or logo displayed in scrolling PowerPoint presentation projected on a large screen during the event
    • Table signage with name or logo displayed at 2 tables**

    *Optional: Early bird registration for volunteer opportunities

  • $1,000 - Harvest Sponsor
    • Name included on MTM website and social media channels
    • Name or logo displayed in scrolling PowerPoint presentation projected on a large screen during the event
    • Table signage with name or logo displayed at 10 tables**

    *Optional: Early bird registration for volunteer opportunities

  • $5,000 - Gratitude Sponsor
    • Recognition in Mel Trotter’s newsletter distributed to 20,000+ individuals and organizations
    • Name included on MTM website and social media channels
    • Name or logo displayed in scrolling PowerPoint presentation projected on a large screen during the event
    • Table signage with name or logo displayed at 20 tables**

    *Optional: Early bird registration for volunteer opportunities

  • $10,000 - Gathering Sponsor
    • Name or logo displayed at volunteer registration
    • Recognition in Mel Trotter’s newsletter distributed to 20,000+ individuals and organizations
    • Name listed on MTM website with direct link to your website and recognition on social media channels
    • Name or logo displayed in scrolling PowerPoint presentation projected on a large screen during the event
    • Table signage with name or logo displayed at 40 tables**
    *Optional: Early bird registration for volunteer opportunities
  • $25,000 - Presenting Sponsor
    • Name mentioned from stage during event remarks
    • Signage inside ballroom with name or logo (provided by sponsor)
    • Name or logo on marketing materials for the event**
    • Recognition in media release and advertising
    • Recognition in Mel Trotter’s newsletter distributed to 20,000+ individuals and organizations
    • Name listed on MTM website with direct link to your website and recognition on social media channels
    • Name or logo displayed in scrolling PowerPoint presentation projected on a large screen during the event
    • Table signage with name or logo displayed on all tables**

    *Optional: Early bird registration for volunteer opportunities

For questions, please contact Heather Osterink at  or 616-588-8753