Hunger + Homelessness Awareness Week

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is an annual program where people come together across the country to draw attention to the problems of hunger and homelessness. At UNCG, the Office of Leadership & Service-Learning works with campus partners and a student planning committee to plan and host a series of educational, service, fundraising, and advocacy events.

2017 Hunger & Homelessness Awareness Week Schedule

Empty Bowls Painting
(Monday, November 13th, 11am-3pm, EUC Maple)
Get creative and paint a bowl for a good cause! Bowls will be fired and sold on campus to raise funds for Spartan Open Pantry. Volunteer painters can drop in, no reservation required.

Empty Bowls Hunger Banquet
(Tuesday 11/14, 5-7pm, EUC Maple)
Help raise awareness about a growing issue in our society today and participate in a simulation of food hardship that many people experience locally and globally. Bring a box of cereal to donate to Spartan Open Pantry. RSVP HERE. This event is a collaboration between the Office of Intercultural Engagement, the Office of Leadership & Service-Learning, Campus Activities and Programs, and Housing & Residence Life.

servGSO with Out of the Garden Project
(Tuesday 11/14, Wednesday 11/15, and Friday 11/17, 2-4:30pm each day
Join us for one of three community service opportunities with Out of the Garden Project’s fresh mobile market. Transportation is provided and details will be sent to registered volunteers. Register HERE.

Game Night
(Thursday 11/16, 7:30-8:30pm, EUC Azalea)
Come learn more about issues of hunger and homelessness and what you can do about them while playing games, meeting new friends, and enjoying free snacks.

CommUNITY Dialogue: Who’s Hangry
Friday 11/17, 1:30-2:30pm, EUC 062
Join the Office of Intercultural Engagement for a conversation about hunger and homelessness in our community. Free giveaways for the first 15 attendees! For more information on the CommUNITY Dialogue program go here.


For questions about these events or to request accommodations you need to participate please contact Kristina Gage at or call 336-256-0538.