Hunger and Homelessness Education
The following activities have been planned at Elizabethtown College to promote hunger and homeless awareness. For more information on any of these events, please stop by the center.
Date: Friday, September 15, 2017
Registration is required, first come first serve, Cost: $9.00 per person fee.
Description: The Community Action Program (CAP) of Lancaster County’s poverty simulation is a series of role playing scenarios that give participants the opportunity to learn about the realities of poverty and its effects. People adopt a new persona and a family profile that they must live with for the duration of the exercise.
Dates: November 3-4, 2017
Dates: Friday, April 6- Saturday, April 7, 2018
Food Drive: A food drive will be held at Darrenkamp's grocery store on prior to the trip. The donations will go to The Factory Kitchen food bank and Elizabethtown area food banks.
Purchase nonperishable items from the Elizabethtown Darrenkamp's and place them in the donation bags students will have at the door. All of the food donations will go to local food banks.
Have extra food in your dorm you don't want to pack up? The Center for Community and Civic Engagement will be holding a food drive during finals week. Please place any extra food you have left from the semester in the bags located throughout the dorms. All food will be collected from the dorms on Thursday, May 11, 2017.