Sowing Hope 2015

Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Month

November 2016

Every November, a team of students organizes a series of events to create awareness about the issues of hunger and homelessness that plague our nation and our world. If you are interested in being a part of this year's planning team, please contact Cheyenne Palmer.

Here is this year's line up!

Saturday Oct 29

Oxfam Jam, 2-4pm @ ArtStreet Amphitheater

Join us for an afternoon of performances and events to raise money for Oxfam, an international organization working to end hunger and homelessness globally.  Suggested donation of $2 or $1 if you bring 3 canned goods.

Monday Nov 7

Film Screening: A Place at the Table, 7-8:30 @ ArtStreet Studio B

A screening of A Place at the Table, a documentary shedding light on food access issues, hunger, homelessness, and the unjust structures that perpetuate poverty and hunger.  Stick around afterwards for discussion and reflection with a representative from Homefull, an organization working to find services, solutions, and innovations for people experiencing hunger and homelessness.

Thursday Nov 10

Dinner Dialogue with Hanley Sustainability Institute, 6:00-8:15pm @ KU Ballroom

Come participate in a panel discussion with people who work in hunger and homelessness throughout the Dayton area.  Discussion will focus on achieving food justice and environmental sustainability.

RSVP here by Nov. 8 for this free dinner!

Saturday Nov 12

Service Saturday, 9-12pm or 12-4pm

Join us for a morning or afternoon of service, sorting and organizing donations for the Thanksgiving Food Drive.  This service will be on campus, but will benefit families throughout the Dayton region. Please RSVP.

Thursday Nov 17

Homelessness Plunge/ Sleep Out, 7pm @ 33 W. First St. #100 Dayton OH 45402

In partnership with Homefull, a local agency that works to provide services, solutions, and innovations for people experiencing hunger and homelessness.  This experience will start with a film screening and discussion of the movie Tiny, followed by a sleep out in Dayton.  This experience is designed to get a small snapshot of what it is like for a person experiencing homelessness on a daily basis.  Please RSVP at the Plunge page.

Saturday Nov 19

Mission of Mary Farm Service Day, 9-12pm

A day of service with local urban farm, Mission of Mary Cooperative.  RSVP on the Center for Social Concern website.

Monday Nov 21

9pm Mass and Candlelight prayer service at 1903 Trinity Marianist Student Community

Start your Thanksgiving break off right with Mass and a Candlelight prayer service dedicated to Hunger and Homelessness.

Contact Us

Campus Ministry's Center for Social Concern

Liberty Hall 107 
300 College Park Ave. 
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 0408