Green Bay will observe National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week

Nov. 17-23 will be National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week. On Monday evening, Nov. 18, an Awareness Dinner and program will be held at the Riverside Ballroom, with guest speakers including Kabeer Gbaja-Biamila. Social Worker Andrea Pasqualucci, a 1990 UW-Green Bay grad, chairs the event subcommittee for the Brown County Homeless & Housing Coalition. She lists additional events for the week, free and open to the public:

• Tuesday, Nov. 19 — Manna for Life Hunger Walk, 1599 University Ave. Register at 5 p.m. for the short walk to raise awareness of the issues facing those living in poverty. A chili dinner will follow.

• Wednesday, Nov. 20 — Feeding America Food Drop, East Town Mall parking lot. Food distribution from noon to 2 p.m. (while supplies last). Feeding America will provide bags of groceries to individuals and families in need. No prequalification needed.
“Why Living the Migrant Worker Life Was Not Living The American Dream” presentation by Antonio Saldana ’85 and Maria Corpus. Neville Public Museum, 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

• Thursday, Nov. 21 — Poverty Simulation, Grace Lutheran Church, 321 S. Madison St., 9 to 11:30 a.m. The simulation will provide an opportunity to “walk in the shoes” of those living in poverty.

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