National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is November 16-20, 2015.
USC Upstate has planned numerous events to raise awareness about poverty in our community.
See below for a brief listing of the events and for a full listing of event details, please visit www.uscupstate.edu/hungerandhomelessness.
Did you know that 17.9 % of people in Spartanburg County are living below the poverty level?*
*US Census Bureau, 2009-2013
Tuesday, 11/17: 60 Seconds of Service: Making PB&J Sandwiches
11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Sansbury Campus Life Center Dining Hall
Wednesday, 11/18: Canstruction Competition
HPAC First Floor Lobby
For more information and the official rules of the Canstruction or to sign up a team, please e-mail Tash Hasan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, 11/19: Hunger Banquet
6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Space is limited! Please sign up by e-mailing Tashfia Hasan email@example.com.
Monday, 11/16 – Friday, 11/20: Canned Food Drive for Spartanburg Soup Kitchen
Canned goods can be dropped off in HPAC 131 or 132
Sponsored by Alpha Psi Omega and Shoestring Players
Monday, 11/16- Friday, 11/20: Canned Food Drive for Harvest Hope Food Bank (Greenville)
Canned goods can be dropped off in the USC Upstate Administration Suite at UCG
Sponsored by the Student Nursing Association, Greenville
Monday, 11/16 — Thursday, 11/19: The Haven Donation Drive
Cleaning products can be dropped off in the Office of Student Life or the Office of Service-Learning and Community Engagement in the Sansbury Campus Life Center
Sponsored by AmeriCorps VISTA and OSLCE
Monday, 11/16 – Wednesday, 11/18: Ten Thousand Villages Gift Festival
Monday & Wednesday: 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Tuesday: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Sansbury Campus Life Center 2nd Floor Lobby
Cash or Check Only, Prices range from $2 to $35
Sponsored by USC Upstate Alternative Breaks