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Minneapolis Gala featuring Sanctus Real

May 10 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Join Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge for the 26th Annual Minneapolis Gala, featuring Sanctus Real!

We are looking forward to a special night with you, connecting and raising funds for the life-changing work of Mn Adult & Teen Challenge.  Hear our 350 clients share powerful stories and songs of hope. Join us on Friday, May 10 at the Hilton Minneapolis!


Sanctus Real, Guest Artist

Change, particularly unexpected change, can sometimes be a foundational crack that causes the whole structure to come tumbling down. Survival, it turns out, depends on what you do with the rubble. After 20 years of touring, 24 radio hits and full album sales exceeding 750,000, Sanctus Real cemented itself as a trusted brand in Christian music. But in 2016, original members Mark Graalman and Chris Rohman experienced a windfall of change that shook the foundation of everything they had built. They parted ways with their longtime label partner, their booking agent, and close friend and lead singer, Matt Hammitt, left the band to spend more time with his family. Read more…


Kim Johnson, Emcee

Co-Anchor, WCCO 4 News This Morning & WCCO 4 News at Noon

Kim Johnson co-anchors WCCO 4 News This Morning with Jason DeRusha, along with co-anchoring the WCCO 4 News at Noon with Ali Lucia.  Prior to anchoring, Kim brought viewers the latest traffic updates on WCCO 4 News This Morning.  Throughout her career, Kim has earned three Emmy Awards and the Regional Edward R. Murrow Award.  Kim received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism, Women’s Studies and Political Science from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.  After graduation, she worked at stations in Duluth, Green Bay, and the Quad Cities.




5:30pm: Silent Auction
Silent Auction Preview!

7:00pm: Dinner & Program featuring the MnTC Choir


Golden Beet Carpaccio Salad – GF, DF, NF, VG, V
Lola Rosa, Marinated Golden Beet, Beech Mushroom, English Cucumber, Pear Tomato, with Sweet Paprika Orange Vinaigrette

Braised Beef Short Ribs with Plum Demi Sauce Paired with Greek Lemon Chicken – GF
Served with Roasted Sweet Potato Wedge, Roasted Carnival Cauliflower, Green Top Carrots, and Grilled Caulini

Vegetarian Option – Vegetarian Medley – GF, DF, NF, VG, V
Grilled Sweet Potato, Deep Fried Oyster Mushroom, Roasted Carnival Cauliflower, and Baby Bell Pepper stuffed with Sun Dried Tomato Risotto, Spinach, and Davina Gastrique


Online registration is now closed.  Please contact Megan Mattson at megan.mattson@mntc.org or 612.238.6130 if you’d like to attend.

If you can’t attend the gala but would like to make a donation, you can do so by clicking the button below!

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Hilton Rooms

The Hilton has reserved a block of rooms through April 11 for anyone who would like to stay at the hotel the night of the gala.  Rates are: Single – $135, Double – $135, Triple – $155, Quad – $175.  Reservations can be made by calling 612.376.1000 and referencing the code ATC.

Car Raffle

2018 Nissan Rogue S
Donated by Walser Foundation, funded by Walser Automotive Group

Tickets are $100 each.  Call Stephanie at 612.238.6155 to reserve your ticket, or print and mail this form.  421/800 tickets have been sold.


Volunteers Needed

If you would like to support our event by volunteering, please sign up!

Volunteer Sign Up


Sponsor the Minneapolis Gala

We invite you to join us as a corporate sponsor in support of our mission through this event, while receiving special recognition among our 1,700 attendees and larger online community

Click here for information about sponsorship opportunities or contact Julia Lauwagie @ 612-238-6132 or julia.lauwagie@mntc.org.


Thank You to Our Sponsors


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May 10
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Megan Mattson


Hilton Minneapolis
1001 Marquette Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55403 United States
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Address: 740 E. 24th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55404

Phone: 612-373-3366
Email: info@mntc.org

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