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Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week

Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week

Co-sponsored by the Center for Civic Engagement & the Human Services Resource Center

 

National Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week is taking place November 17-23, 2013. Help us as we create awareness, education, and understanding surrounding issues of hunger, homelessness, food insecurity, and poverty as it affects those in our community and world.

We will kick off Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week with a non-perishable food and toiletry drive, November 11-22. Check the schedule below for more details.


2013 Schedule of Events

 

November 11-22
NON-PERISHABLE FOOD AND TOILETRY DRIVE
Boxes will be placed MU info desk, Java II, EBGBs, Cascadia Market, Main Squeeze, Dixon Recreation Center, and Kerr Administration. All donations will go to Jackson Street Youth Shelter, Community Outreach, and the OSU Food Pantry.

Food & Toiletry Drive Co-Sponsored by the Center for Civic Engagement, Human Service Resource Center, and OSU Panhellenic Council

Monday Nov 18
SERVICE PROJECTS

2:00-5:00pm – Habitat for Humanity, meet at Snell 158 at 1:15pm
Volunteers will help on a home build site with Habitat for Humanity.
Register here: http://oregonstate.edu/ cce/ 2013-hh-week-service-projec ts-0

6:00-8:00pm – Benton County Fairgrounds, meet at Snell 158 at 5:15pm
Volunteers will help Linn Benton Food Share repackage donations from their Holiday Food Drive.
Register here: http://oregonstate.edu/cce/2013-hh-week-service-projects
Transportation provided. If interested, please contact cce@oregonstate.edu. Pre-registration required!

Tuesday Nov 19
TEDTalk HUNGER DISCUSSION
6:00-8:00pm– Valley Library, Willamette Room
In a world filled with food, why are people still suffering from starvation? Watch Josette Sheeran, head of the UN’s World Food Program, discuss global hunger & learn what’s going on in your own backyard.

Wednesday Nov 20
FACES OF HOMELESSNESS PANEL
6-8pm – Memorial Union Journey Room (MU 106)
Local individuals share personal experiences of homelessness. Canned food donations requested at the door; proceeds will go to Jackson Street Youth Shelter, Community Outreach, and the OSU Food Pantry. Refreshments will be provided.

Thursday Nov 21

PRIDE CENTER VISUAL AWARENESS
9-5pm – Memorial Union Quad

This is an equal opportunity provider. Events sponsored by the Center for Civic Engagement and Human Services Resource Center. For accommodations related to ability, please call 541-737-3041 or email cce@oregonstate.edu.

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