Hunger and Homelessness Week

November 10th - 14th, 2014

Hunger and Homelessness Week

H&H Week is an annual series of events put on by the Office of Service and Social Change that aims to raise awareness about issues in hunger and homelessness in our country and beyond. This year we will be hosting events centered around food insecurity on U.S. college campuses, U.S. Veterans, world wide hunger and inequality, and the homeless population in the U.S.. We hope to see you soon!
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Food Pantry Opening

Monday, Nov. 10th, 4:30-5pm

Aldom Louge

Come to Aldom Lounge after class or before dinner to learn about our campus food pantry, who benefits, why it's there, and statistics about hunger on college campuses. Can't make it at 4:30? Stop by our table at dinner for information!

When I Came Home - Documentary Screening (LOCATION CORRECTION)

Tuesday, Nov. 11th, 8-9:30pm

CORRECTION: Library 321

An estimated 1/4 of the homeless population served in US Military. In honor of Veterans Day, the Office of Service and Social Change will screen When I Came Home, a documentary about homeless veterans in the United States - from those who served in Vietnam to those returning from the Iraq War.

Faces of Homelessness Panel

Wednesday, Nov. 12th, 4:30-6pm

Cole Cinema

Join us Wednesday night to listen to members of the National Coalition for the Homeless recount their experiences as members of the homeless community.

OXFAM Hunger Banquet

Thursday, Nov. 13th, 4:30-6pm

Daugherty-Palmer Commons (DPC)

An OXFAM Hunger Banquet serves to educate its attendees on how worldwide poverty affects hunger and meal portions. Those who attend will be sorted into high-, middle-, or low-class groups and will be served accordingly. Follow this link to RSVP.

Sleep Out

Friday, Nov. 14th, 8pm-8am

TBA

The goal of the sleep-out is to raise awareness about homelessness by putting students in the position of "being" homeless for one night. Throughout the night clubs will run activities, we will write to government officials, and experience a few surprises along the way. Follow this link to reserve your spot in the Sleep-out.