Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week

November 16-22


A week long event held in November, Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week brings greater attention to the difficulties that the homeless and hungry face on a daily basis and helps to promote the national endeavor to end hunger and homelessness.  Previous events include: Oxfam Hunger Banquet, canned-food drives, homeless speakers, and volunteer opportunities at the Akron-Canton Regional FoodBank.


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“HopeTote” Donation Drive | November 16-22

All Week
11am-1pm
SU Lounge by Starbucks

Stop by our table all week to gain information about Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week. The donation drive will be held all week. Items needed include hygiene products such as toothpaste, shampoo, deodorant, etc.

Casino Night with ZPN | November 17

Monday, November 17
6-9pm
SU Ballroom A/B

Oxfam Hunger Banquet | November 18

Tuesday, November 18
7pm
SU Ballroom A

In honor of Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week, the Oxfam Hunger Banquet is an interactive simulation of poverty where guests are assigned the identities of people at lower, middle and upper income levels and provided meals according to those designations. This event will specifically discuss international injustices faced by women. Meals and attendance to the event is free for all UA students, staff, and faculty!
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Stop Hunger Now: Meal Packaging | November 19

Wednesday, November 19
6-8pm
SU Ballroom A

Stop Hunger Now is a Raleigh-based international hunger relief agency that has been fulfilling its commitment to end hunger for more than 13 years. Since 1998, the organization has coordinated the distribution of food and other lifesaving aid to children and families in countries all over the world.
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Super Service Saturday at Haven of Rest | November 22

Saturday, November 22
11am-1pm
Meet in Commuter Lounge at 10:30am

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