Food Drive

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 civicengagement@etown.edu.

Poverty Simulation

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: Spring 2019

Time: TBA

Location: KAV

Registration is required, first come first serve.

Urban Service Trip (Harrisburg) - partnering with Bethesda Mission

Dates: November 9-10, 2018

Cost: $15

Rural Service Trip (Lancaster County) - partnering with The Factory Ministries

Dates: Friday, April 6- Saturday, April 7, 2018

Cost: $15

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.

Food Drives at Darrenkamp's

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.

Dates: TBD

End-of-the-Year Food Drive

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.