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For 50 years, Snow Ball has been a legacy of love for Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas. This year, we are honored to celebrate that legacy through the 50th Annual Snow Ball gala on January 20, 2024 at the Overland Park Convention Center.  

Snow Ball is a celebration of many months of hard work by teams of volunteers. Unique in the fact that there is NO fundraising at the event, Snow Ball truly sets itself apart as one of the biggest and best parties of the year. 

Your participation – either through a Patron Gift or by attending – enables Catholic Charities to continue to provide help, hope and hospitality to the most vulnerable throughout our communities. Although Snow Ball raises significant funds, even if we raised more, there would still be needs in our community to be met.

Join us for this epic celebration of gratitude, love and life-changing hope!

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Peter and Veronica Mallouk are the Presidents and Jack and Kathy Newman are the Honorary Presidents for the gala. The traditional black-tie in-person event will include a cocktail reception, formal sit-down dinner and dancing to live music from Emerald City Band.



Snow Ball Presidents
Peter and Veronica Mallouk

Honorary Presidents
Jack and Kathy Newman


Help Catholic Charities provide critical services of relief, recovery and renewal to families of all faiths.

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When you make a Patron Gift or purchase a ticket or table to Snow Ball, you are making an impact in the lives of those we serve across our 21-county service area. Here are a few ways that your support helps us carry out our mission:

$25 can help supply diapers to a child in need


$35 can provide food assistance to a family for a week


$50 can provide a month of transportation to a newly resettled refugee family

$100 can purchase a pack-n-play for a pregnant mother

$150 can provide a St. Rita Program graduate with scrubs and shoes for a new job in healthcare

$300 can help a struggling family pay rent and utilities for a month

90 cents of every dollar from a direct donation goes straight into Catholic Charities’ 30+ programs. Every year, the annual Snow Ball raises 50% of the private donations to Catholic Charities Foundation of Northeast Kansas.

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  • Overland Park Convention Center, 6000 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS 66211
  • If you have any dietary restrictions or any other questions, please email [email protected] or call 913.433.2068
  • Formal Attire | No tickets are issued | Table assignments provided on upper level
  • Complimentary Valet Parking
    • Available on the north side of the Overland Park Convention Center on 110th Street.
    • No overnight parking allowed unless staying in the Sheraton Hotel.
  • Self-Parking
    • Self-parking is available on the north side of the Overland Park Convention Center.
    • No overnight parking is allowed unless staying in the Sheraton Hotel.
  • Hotel Accommodation
    • The Sheraton Hotel is adjacent to the Overland Park Convention Center.
    • Address: 6100 College Blvd, Overland Park, KS 66211

No, Patron Gifts are separate from purchasing individual tickets or a table to attend the Snow Ball event. The success of the annual Snow Ball hinges on Catholic Charities ability to raise unrestricted funds — Patron Gifts — which are 100% tax deductible contributions. If you have made a Patron Gift and would like to attend Snow Ball, please purchase an individual ticket or a table for 10.

  • 6 pm – Reception
  • 7:30 pm – Program & Dinner
  • Followed by dancing
Lindsay Smither, Events Coordinator, Catholic Charities of Northeast Kansas, [email protected], 913.433.2068

Special thanks to those who are generously donating their time and resources to make the 50th Annual Snow Ball a success.


Peter and Veronica Mallouk
Snow Ball Presidents

Jack and Kathy Newman
Honorary Presidents

Kevin and Pam Kramer
Immediate Past Presidents

Doug and Kara Ciocca
Incoming Presidents

Chris and Angie Dierks
Incoming Honorary Presidents

John and Mary Campbell
Patron Committee Chairs

Stephen and Kristine Penn
Patron Committee Chairs

Jim and Mary Buche
Table Committee Co-Chairs

Dan and Jo Ann Lorenz
Table Committee Co-Chairs

Mark and Sarah Fortino
St. Martin of Tours Co-Chairs

David and Mary Caffrey
St. Martin of Tours Co-Chairs

Donna Teahan
Reservations Committee Co-Chairs

Joane Wilkerson
Reservations Committee Co-Chair


Kelly Bjorseth
Jim and Mary Buche
Nate and Kelly Bukaty
Phil and Amy Connealy
Kyle and Carlye Ehman

Dave and Lisa Ferro
Michael and Diana Gates
Mike and Susan Lally
Andrew and Lynn Legler
Dan and Joann Lorenz

Ellen McCarthy and Todd Peterson
Dave and Angela Milliren
Kevin and Barb Petracek
Kevin and Meredith Tessmer
Jeannine Wilkerson


Mike and Kathryn Ashley
Jeff and Jill Barnthouse
Tom Boling
Dave Caffrey
John and Mary Campbell
Scott Campbell
Jeff and Jen Carson
Stephen and Joan Charbonneau
Doug and Kara Ciocca
Toby Cook
Chris and Angie Dierks
Neil and Fran Douthat
Peggy Dunn
Ray Evans
Jack Faerber
Mark Fendler
Craig Gaffney
Mike Gangel
Larry Gates
Kurtis Grothoff
Nancy Grasse

Charlie Haake
Christina Hager
Ken Hager
Grant and Claire Harrison
Bob Hoehn
Michael Hoehn
Don Horine
Nancy Jones
Matt Knopke
Kevin and Pam Kramer
Mike Kuckelman
Mel Lavery
Bridget Lee
Gary Liebergen
Andrew and Jackie Marquardt
Pat and Mel McAnany
Brad and Jess Meader
David and Kelly Meiners
Ken and Nancy Mellard
Matt Minnis

Jack Newman
Jim and Cara North
Stephen and Kristine Penn
Brian Perott
Michael and Courtney Raupp
Jay Reardon
Bob Reintjes, Sr.
Kevin and Mary Ring
Sam Sabaugh
Lauren Solidum
Jim and Amy Sullivan
John and Sara Sweeney
Conner Teahan
Rich Teahan
Mark and Donna Teahan
Paul and Mary Thompson
Jonathan Twidwell
Tom Weiford
Mark Wilkerson
Ken Williams