Hunger and Homelessness Education
The following activities have been planned at Elizabethtown College to promote hunger and homeless awareness.
For more information on any of these events, please stop by the center.
Date: September 16, 2016
Registration is required, first come first serve, Cost: $9.00 per person fee.
Description: The Community Action Program (CAP) of Lancaster County’s poverty simulation is a series of role playing scenarios that give participants the opportunity to learn about the realities of poverty and its effects. People adopt a new persona and a family profile that they must live with for the duration of the exercise.
Urban Poverty Experience and Service Trip (Harrisburg)
Dates: November 18-19, 2016
Rural Poverty Experience and Service Trip (Lancaster County)- partnering with The Factory Ministries
Dates: April 21-22, 2017
Food Drive: A food drive will be held at Darrenkamp's grocery store on prior to the trip. The donations will go to The Factory Kitchen food bank and Elizabethtown area food banks.
Food Drives at Darrenkamp's
Purchase nonperishable items from the Elizabethtown Darrenkamp's and place them in the donation bags students will have at the door. All of the food donations will go to local food banks.
End-of-the-Year Food Drive
Have extra food in your dorm you don't want to pack up? The Center for Community and Civic Engagement will be holding a food drive during finals week. Please place any extra food you have left from the semester in the bags located throughout the dorms.