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NATIONAL HUNGER AND HOMELESSNESS
AWARENESS WEEK SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

OFFICE OF COMMUNITY SERVICE LEARNING
The University of Southern Mississippi
Division of Student Affairs
Box 5067, Hattiesburg, MS 39406
E-mail: volunteer@usm.edu
Phone: (601) 266-5074; Fax: (601) 266-5870
Located in R.C. Cook University Union, Room 221

NATIONAL HUNGER AND HOMELESSNESS AWARENESS WEEK

NOVEMBER 16 - 22, 2003

Hunger Banquet, Monday, 7 p.m. in the RHA Center
Learn more about the causes of hunger and just how many people face this unnecessary situation. A meal will be provided. The Residence Hall Association's office is located on the ground floor of Hickman Hall, facing the southern end zone of The Rock. Thanks to Residence Life for sponsoring this event.

Community Kitchen, Monday or Wednesday, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Christian Services offers a hot meal each weekday. If you are interested in joining others from Southern Miss who will be serving on Monday and Wednesday, sign up by calling 266-5074 or e-mailing lindsey.brown@usm.edu.

Habitat for Humanity, Monday - Wednesday, 3 p.m. - 6 p.m.
The Office of Community Service Learning will be partnering with the Hattiesburg Area affiliate of Habitat for Humanity for several workdays during this week. Make sure to wear closed-toe shoes and wear old clothing. To sign up, call 266-5074 or e-mail lindsey.brown@usm.edu.

Canned Food Drive, Monday - Friday
A canned food drive will be held during this week to benefit the food pantry at the Edwards Street Fellowship Center. Boxes will be available in the Union and Liberal Arts Building, as well as participating grocery stores. Also, several local schools will be taking part in the drive. If you would like to donate, please do. To help with collection or programs at the schools, please contact Danielle Prejean at 266-5639 or by email at danielle.prejean@usm.edu.

Salvation Army Food Distribution, Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Volunteers will help sort food for distribution at the food pantry. Help is needed all day. Individuals and groups are encouraged to attend. To sign up for a time to volunteer, please contact Hunter Phillips by phone at 266-6342 or by email at hunter.phillips@usm.edu.

PLEASE WEAR AN ORANGE RIBBON TO RAISE AWARENESS OF THE ISSUES ASSOCIATED WITH HUNGER AND HOMELESSNESS. TO FIND OTHER WAYS TO HELP OR TO SPREAD THAT INFORMATION TO OTHERS, PLEASE STOP BY THE UNION ROOM 221 TO PICK UP FLIERS.

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