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Calendar of events for National Homelessness and Hunger Awareness Week November 9, 2010

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For communities across the country, November 14th-20th is National Homelessness and Hunger Awareness Week!  Join us for dialogue, a food drive, a movie, and a community-read of The Soloist by Steve Lopez.

Below is a calendar of upcoming events:

November 9, 5PM, City Hall (2nd Floor) City Council Proclaims that November 14-20, 2010 is National Homelessness and Hunger Awareness Week in Asheville, NC.

November 14-20, UNCA Campus Food Drive – all food will be donated to the Emma Family Resource Center

November 16, 3PM, Malaprops Bookstore Community read-in and discussion of The Soloist by Steve Lopez.

November 16, 5:30pm, Gladfelter Building, Warren Wilson College Looking Homeward: 10-Year Plan to End Homelessness Panel Discussion

November 17, 7pm, UNCA Justice Center UNCA Women’s Basketball Game and Food Drive, tickets start at $6 for general admission.

November 18, 7pm, UNCA Humanities Lecture Hall Movie screening of The Soloist. FREE! Food Donations welcome.

Communities use National Homelessness and Hunger Awareness week to promote existing efforts to end hunger and homelessness while engaging the community in a dialogue that can lead to greater awareness and collaboration.

This year the theme is “Bringing America Home” so we’re asking people like you to bring a book home to learn about homelessness and then join us for community events to learn how you can join us ensuring that everyone has a safe, decent, affordable place to call home.

We would love to have you, your colleagues, and your family participate in some of the events scheduled for the week.  Or, if you’re near a Buncombe County, AB Tech, UNCA, or Warren Wilson Library, stop in and ask the librarian about homelessness – they’re ready for you!



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[…] book discussion was held as part of the scheduled events for National Homelessness and Hunger Awareness Week (November 14-20). The week is designed to raise awareness of homelessness in order to dispel myths […]

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