GUMBO

Pitch at GUMBO

GUMBO is a great way to raise money, build community support and get connections to local resources that can help you carry out your project.

Attend GUMBO

Click here to get tickets!

Volunteer

We are always looking for volunteers to help with taking tickets, preparing the gumbo table, and greeting guests. If you'd like to volunteer or join a GUMBO committee, please email jj@citizenville.org.

HOW GUMBO DINNERS WORK

$5-$10 gets you gumbo, salad, bread and a vote.

At each GUMBO dinner there are four presentations on projects ranging from art, urban agriculture, social justice, social entrepreneurs, education, technology and more.
Each presenter has 4 minutes to share their idea.
Audience members can ask each presenter up to 4 questions after their presentation.
After the presentations, audience members are encouraged to discuss/debate before voting.
Audience members then vote on what project they think benefits the city/their neighborhood the most.
Whichever presenter gets the most votes wins all the money collected at the door!

*Upcoming GUMBO Events

Fondren GUMBO

Date: TBA
Time: 6pm
Location: TBA

Clarksdale GUMBO

Date: TBA
Time: 6pm
Location: Travelers Hotel

West JXN GUMBO

Date: TBA
Time: 6pm
Location: Center for Social Entrepreneurship

*Due to Covid-19, we have postponed the 2020 GUMBO events. Please check back later as we make announcements about GUMBO.

ways to SUPPORT GUMBO

Pitch at GUMBO

Apply to pitch at one of the upcoming GUMBO events for a chance to raise money for your organization, attract new donors and volunteers, and raise awareness.

Attend GUMBO

Get a ticket to one of the upcoming GUMBO events! Your ticket helps fund a project. You also receive gumbo, bread, salad, and a VOTE for your favorite project!

Recommend a GUMBO Presenter

Help us find changemakers who are leading awesome community projects by e-mailing their information to gumbo@citizenville.org.

Join the GUMBO Supper Club

Your Supper Club Membership helps pay for the cost to run the dinner, pay overhead costs, and get more money into the hands of the local presenting projects. You receive a free t-shirt, complimentary drink at the event, and help select the presenting projects!

Volunteer at GUMBO

We are always looking for volunteers to help with taking tickets, preparing the gumbo table, and greeting guests. If you'd like to volunteer or join a GUMBO committee, please email jj@citizenville.org.

Follow GUMBO on Social Media

Follow us on all Citizenville social media platforms to stay updated on all things GUMBO! Facebook, Instagram @Citizenville, and Twitter @CitizenvilleOrg.

$15K
Total raised across all projects.
6
Total GUMBO events hosted
25
Projects impacted by Citizenville.
720
Small dollar donors and supporters of GUMBO

Ready to pitch at gumbo?

fill out the basic application by clicking "sign up" below