Hunger and Homelessness Education
The following activities have been planned at Elizabethtown College to promote hunger and homelessness awareness. For more information on any of these events, please stop by the CCCE in Brossman Commons or contact us at email@example.com.
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Date: March 30, 2022
Time: Sign up for time slot
Registration is required, please contact civicengagement @etown.edu
Participate in a simulation led by the Community Action Program of Lancaster County where you have to
try to make ends meet while navigating challenging situations that face many in the community. This first-hand experience demonstrates the realities and effects of poverty.
Date: September 23, 2021
Time: 11:00am - 12:30am EDT
Registration is required: Please contact civicengagement @etown.edu with any questions.
Learn about issues affecting urban communities, including hunger and homelessness, and engage in direct service with Bethesda Mission in Harrisburg, PA, through Bethesda's men's and women's shelters, mobile missions, and youth and community center. Participants will engage with guests from multiple locations within the agency.
Learn about issues affecting rural communities in Lancaster County with local community members and engage in direct service with The Factory Ministries in Paradise, PA. Participants will hear from local community members and community organizations and will engage in direct service that benefits local families.
Food Drive: A food drive will be held prior to the trip. The donations will go to The Factory Kitchen food bank and Elizabethtown area 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 during finals week of the spring semester and will go to local food banks.