Fill the Cupboard Gala FAQ

Saturday, October 29th, 2022


Event Location:

Guardian Angels Social Hall

8260 4th Street North

Oakdale, MN 55128


Frequently Asked Questions:

What does my ticket include?

Individual tickets include dinner, complimentary wine, beer, and soda, and a behind the scenes look at Open Cupboard.


What is the dress code?

The Fill the Cupboard Gala will be dressy casual attire, like a nice dinner out with friends.


What will be served at the gala? 

Dinner is catered by Lake Elmo Inn. First course will be a Festival Salad; the main course will be their Chicken Rondele served with Rosemary Roasted Baby Red Potatoes and Green Beans Amandine; dessert will be the Sin of the Inn, a pecan crust filled with caramel, white satin and chocolate ganache and topped with white chocolate mousse. Complementary wine, beer, and soda will be provided at the bar. If you have any questions or dietary concerns, please contact Grace at


How can my business or I sponsor the event?

You can review our sponsorship menu here and purchase a sponsorship through our ticket sales on the homepage. If you have questions about sponsorships or would like to pay a different a different way contact


What if I want to pay for my donation and auction items with something other than a credit card?

We can definitely accommodate alternative forms of payment! Contact Grace at and she can help you with this process.


I can't attend the Fill the Cupboard Gala but I still want to support Open Cupboard. What can I do?

Please consider donating. Open Cupboard now serves over 4,000 households each week and that number continues to grow. With your donation we can continue to provide fresh, healthy food to those in need. 

Can I bid on silent auction items if I cannot attend the gala?

Yes! Our silent auction will be conducted online and will open prior to the Fill the Cupboard Gala. Staff will be available on-site to help with the process.


Who should I contact with general questions about the event?

You can reach out to Grace Weber at about Fill the Cupboard Gala questions.