Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week is a nationwide program created to raise awareness and draw attention to hunger and homelessness issues both locally and nationally.
See below for a list of Washtenaw County agency-sponsored events. If your organization is hosting an event and would like to be included, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday, November 9th
Washtenaw Housing Alliance with support from the Shelter Association of Washtenaw County and other local partners, is hosting a storytelling and art night from 6-8 pm at the historic Ypsilanti Freighthouse. This event is free. RSVP’s are encouraged.
Sunday, November 11th
The Shelter Association of Washtenaw County is screening the film Us and Them at Zion Lutheran Church in Ann Arbor.
Tuesday, November 13th
Campus Sleep Out - One Night Without a Home
Aubree’s Pizzeria & Grill and Michigan Ability Partners Donation Drive - During Homelessness and Hunger Awareness Week, Aubree’s Pizzeria & Grill and Michigan Ability Partners are teaming up to raise funds to end homelessness and hunger for veterans and people with disabilities. Aubree’s Ypsilanti Township and Aubree’s Depot Town will donate 10% of all sales on Tuesday, November 13 to Michigan Ability Partners.
Wednesday, November 14th
The Shelter Association of Washtenaw County is hosting a 60 minute Stand Up/Stand Out Challenge at Liberty Plaza and Downtown Ann Arbor.
Thursday, November 15th
Fasting Challenge - Could you go an entire day without eating? Could you eat on less than $4/day? Take the fasting challenge and experience what it’s like for those without enough to eat.
Shelter Association of Washtenaw County’s Annual Put a Roof on It - Comedy for a Cause Fundraiser
Friday, November 16th
Shelter Association of Washtenaw County’s Move Out and Dine In drive from 11:30 am - 2:30 pm