The Show (that is, Palmer Home’s Fall Events) Must Go On

October 8, 2020

Since the pandemic unfolded in early March, we’ve welcomed several new children into our care, and we are preparing to serve 30% more next year due to anticipated increased demand. Completely canceling our fall events – which raise vital funds for our mission – would have drastically impacted our budget. But how could we host them safely? Would sponsors even want to be a part?

Thanks to God’s grace, the creativity of our team and partners like Orion Federal Credit Union and Gateway Tire, we are excited to announce that we are pressing on with Shotguns & Sunflowers and Tailgate for Palmer. The events feature the same amazing cuisine and packages as before, but with a socially distanced twist. Each occasion is a wonderful opportunity to gather with family and friends while supporting our mission to serve vulnerable children. Read more about each event below and consider supporting Palmer Home by attending an event this fall.

Shotguns & Sunflowers, October 10, Memphis, TN 

Shotguns and Sunflowers To-GoBring out your fine china to celebrate our 125th Anniversary with Shotguns & Sunflowers To-Go, a Garden & Gun themed party for YOU to throw right from the comfort of your own home! This elevated “dinner party to-go” is complete with a divine Italian meal prepared by Chef Ryan Trimm of Across the Board restaurant group, signature cocktails by Old Dominick Distillery, wine, beer, Garden District florals and more to create the perfect tablescape for you and your guests. Learn more and purchase a dinner party here.

Tailgate for Palmer – Mississippi State, October 24, Starkville, MS:

Tailgate for Palmer - StarkvilleMaroon, White, Fight, Fight, Fight! Let us create the ultimate tailgate experience for you right in your home! Each tailgate package includes a cooler(s) filled with amazing tailgate food including pulled pork from grill master Malcom Reed of HowToBBQRight. View sponsorship opportunities and purchase a tailgate package here.

Tailgate for Palmer – Ole Miss, November 21, Oxford, MS:


Hotty Toddy! Gear up for gameday with an amazing package filled with Oxford’s best tailgating treats. Attendees can pick up their Tailgate To-Go from the Archie & Olivia Manning Athletics Center, where we will load up your car with a cooler filled with pulled pork and all the fixings prepared by Taylor Grocery Catering. View sponsorship opportunities and purchase a tailgate package here.

Due to COVID-19, our mission – and your support – are more critical than ever before.

We invite you to attend an event and consider giving to Palmer Home today. To learn about all our upcoming events, please visit




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