Don’t forget Nov. 15 – 21 is Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week! The Lyn Huxford Center for Community Service is putting on many events throughout the week.

Photo Credit: Lyn Huxford Center for Community Service Facebook page

Photo Credit: Lyn Huxford Center for Community Service Facebook page

Nov. 13 – 19

Canned Goods Sculpture Contest – Campus-wide

Build a beautiful sculpture for a good cause. All proceeds will be donated to a local food pantry.

Monday, Nov. 16

Faculty Fashion Show  At noon in Ames Dining Hall

Check out your favorite faculty member modeling outfits that will be donated to a local shelter as a full set.

Tuesday, Nov. 17

Sleep Out 7 p.m. on the Quad

Spend the night creating “care bags,” participating in competitive and educational games and making yummy treats.

Wednesday, Nov. 18

Empty Bowls 11 a.m. in PAC 222

Purchase a handmade ceramic bowl, some delicious soup and spend your lunch time learning about ways to fight hunger on a local level. All proceeds go to Fairview Heights Food Pantry.

Chapel Service with Campus Ministries 9 p.m. in the chapel

Join Campus Ministries and Tim Harrison for a discussion on homelessness.

Thursday, Nov. 19

Oxfam Hunger Banquet  6 p.m. in Fireplace Lounge 

Experience for yourself the concept of world hunger through an interactive demonstration. Hear from the International Institute about Syrian refugees.

Friday, Nov. 20

Legislative Action Day/Be a “Pizza” the Change 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. in PAC 115

Be a part of the action and help encourage political change by stopping by our foyer table.

Saturday, Nov. 21

Service Saturday 9 a.m. – noon at the Fairview Heights Food Pantry 

Spend your Saturday in service, assisting the Fairview Heights Food Pantry with preparing for the holidays.

If you have any questions, contact The Lyn Huxford Center for Community Service at (618) 537-6900, or visit the office, located in Bothwell Chapel 101.

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