University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire

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UW-Eau Claire Plans Events for
Hunger Awareness Week Oct. 11-15

 MAILED:  Oct. 11, 2004

EAU CLAIRE — Several events are planned at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire for Hunger Awareness Week Oct. 11-15.

Students, faculty and staff who participate in activities will help raise money and food for the hungry in the Eau Claire community.

All week containers will be located at all Davies Center food service registers and residence hall front desks to collect cash donations. A Residence Hall Food Drive also will be held during the week.

Starting at 7 p.m. Oct. 12, Habitat for Humanity, Student Homeless Awareness Chapter and Outdoor Recreation will sponsor" Shanty Town" on the Central Campus Mall. Participants are encouraged to bring food donations.

From 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 15 there will be a"Can Hunger Jam" on the Central Campus Mall featuring a performance by Meat Potatoes and Gravy. A"soup line" also will be held in conjunction with the"Can Hunger Jam." One dollar donations are requested.

For more information, contact Paul Butrymowicz, student services coordinator, at (715) 836-3855 or butrympj@uwec.edu.

The events are sponsored by Housing & Residence Life, Activities and Programs Office, Outdoor Recreation, Alpha Phi Omega, Feed My People, Habitat for Humanity, Residence Hall Activities Board, Student Homeless Awareness Chapter, and United Hall Council.

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Updated: October 11, 2004