Center for Community Engagement & Service

HHAW*Click here to view a PDF of this poster*

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is a national movement to raise awareness about issues of hunger and homelessness in the United States and globally.  PLU recognizes Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week by facilitating events for students that promote dialogue about this issue, and help eradicate it.   


Monday, November 5th: Hunger and Homelessness in Pierce County

Learn about Hunger and Homelessness facts by looking for signs in Red Square or stopping by our table in the AUC during dinner. 

Economy Game with Dr. Kathy Russell, Department of Social Work

Facilitated by the Social Work Chair, Professor Kathy Russell.  "The Economy Game" is a way for students to bargain money with each other, and build strategy and team work. Pizza will be provided!  Sign-up online.
Hong Hall Lounge

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Tuesday, November 6th: Feast or Famine Lunch  

Come to the Feast or Famine lunch sponsored by Campus Ministry and learn about how people experience hunger around the world. 
AUC Commons

11:30-1 p.m.

Thursday, November 8th: Working For Change – Alumni Panel

Come hear a panel of PLU Alumni speak about their post-grad service experiences in AmeriCorps, Lutheran Volunteer Corps, Peace Corps, and Teach for America.
AUC 133

5:30-7:30 p.m.

Friday, November 9th: Tacoma Rescue Mission Dinner

EVENT FULL. Come volunteer to serve dinner at Tacoma Rescue Mission’s Adam’s Street Campus.  Meet in front of Harstad at 3:30 p.m.
3:30-7:30 p.m.

Saturday, November 10th: Habitat for Humanity Build

EVENT FULL. Sign-up here to help Habitat for Humanity build a home in Tacoma.  Co-sponsored by Campus Ministry and Circle K.
Click here to view the flier for the event

Meet in front of Harstad Hall at 8:15 a.m.

8:15 am - 3:30 p.m.

*Orientation Required on Monday, 11/5 at 7:45 p.m. in Hong 246A.

Ramstad 116