Williamsburg's Homeless & Indigent

P.O. Box 366, Lightfoot, VA 23090
Office: 757-561-3255
"Assisting people in re-gaining hope and a better way of life."

Tuesday, November 11, 2003

W&M Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week Schedule

Mon. Nov. 17th 7:30 Faces of Homeless Panel is being held in
the common area of Spotswood Lounge. The panel consists of
people who have been homeless, are currently homeless and
providers that assist the homeless. The community is invited
to the discussion group for a better understanding of the
problems the homeless face in Greater Williamsburg.

Tues. Nov. 18th 6:00-7:00 Professor Popp to speak on
homelessness in the Washington Building Room 302. Professor
Popp is the director of Project Hope.

Wed. Nov. 19th 7:00 Professor Basu to speak on world hunger
in the Andrew Building Room 100. Professor Basu's research
interests are in international economics and development
economics and the economics of hunger.

Thurs. Nov. 20th 7:30 Acapella concert in the Ewell Recital
Hall. Performances will be provided by Common Ground, One
Accord, and Cleftomaniacs. Tickets are available for $2.00
or 1 can of soup donation at the door or in the UC.

Fri. Nov. 21st 4:00-7:00 Discussion prior to the
movie "Hidden In America" followed by discussion dispelling
the myths of poverty, hunger and homelessness after the
movie. The event will be in the Washington Building Room
317. The movie is about a man, Bill Januson, whose pride in
being the head of his family won't let him accept help from
his sick daughters doctor. He has to prove to his kids that
even with the death of his wife and the loss of his job that
they can and will survive. After hitting brick wall after
brick wall comes a glimmer of hope.

Sat. Nov. 22nd Sunrise at 6am in Wren courtyard begins the
start of a day of fasting. Sunset at 5pm in the same place
we will gather as the fast ends with a discussion of the

Hunger & Homeless Awareness Week 2003 T-Shirts are available
for $10.00 each throughout the week in the UC.


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