6th Annual Virginia Hunger Symposium Calendar of Events
Wednesday, October 17
7-10 a.m: Pancake Breakfast, Houff Student Center Cafeteria.
Minimum donation $3, to benefit the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank.
Tuesday, October 23
11 a.m.-noon: Local Hunger Awareness Panel, P104
Panelists: Larry Zippin, CEO of the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank, Cliff Gilchrest, Chair, Bath County Board of Supervisors, member-Bath County Department of Social Services Board, & member of the Hunger Response Team; Pastor Sam Montanez, works with Hope Distributed, Harrisonburg First Church of the Nazarene Food Pantry
12:15-2 p.m.: Salad Bar Fundraiser, P126C (sponsored by the SGA)
Wednesday, October 24
11 a.m.-noon: Film and discussion “30 Days on Minimum Wage”, P104 (sponsored by PTK)
1-6 p.m.: Hunger Walk Fundraiser, campus perimeter (sponsored by SGA)
Thursday, October 25
12:30-1:45 p.m.: Experiential Hunger Simulation,P126
What is it like to not be able to afford food? Come observe a simulation. (Sponsored by SIFE)
6 p.m.: Empty Bowl Dinner Fundraiser, P126, $15 minimum donation (sponsored by SIFE)
Friday, October 26
7:30 p.m.: Tom Paxton Benefit Concert, Blackbox Theater, $20 minimum donation
Come listen to a wonderful evening of folk music.
Exhibits and Donations
- ABG business honor society will sponsor exhibits across campus.
Learn about hunger and food issues at various campus locations.
- Collection bins for donated food will be available across campus.
- Monetary donations can be given to Dr. John Downey at anytime.