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National Hunger & Homeless Awareness Week Events in Michigan

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Battle Creek

The Haven of Battle Creek
Event: Homeless Health Fair Over 50 agencies offering health and human services to the low income and homeless will gather in one location. A meal will be served, and there will be giveaways of seasonally appropriate clothing and other assorted toiletries.

Contact: Daniel Jones • (269) 965-1148 • daniel.jones@thehavenbc.org


Detroit

Detroit Backyard BBQ for the Homeless & Hungry
Event: The Shumake Global Partners Foundation is rolling out the red carpet to help combat homelessness by feeding 10,000 homeless and hungry citizens a hot and healthy meal at Bert’s Marketplace Complex in Detroit’s Eastern Market on Thursday, November 17th. With free transportation to the event, attendees will enjoy live entertainment, promotional give-a-ways, a live Radio One broadcast, and appearances from celebrity chefs. This unique event will also feature homeless prevention resources, CARICOM (Caribbean Community and Common Market) Caucus of Ambassadors, food pantry resources, and health and wellness screenings onsite.

Contact: Treavion Davenport • (678) 327-8281 • treadaypr@gmail.com

Our Hearts Two Yours
Event: On November 23rd, Our Hearts Two Yours will be passing out hot soup and cocoa, along with hats, glove, blankets, coats, socks, and scarves to the homeless.

Contact: Lucretia Pollard • (313) 623-9687 • mrzpollard@gmail.com

Sustainable Community Farms
Event: Sustainable Community Farms will provide some health scanning and a small meal on November 18th. They will partner with the Matrix Center to serve Dinner for families that are in need. On November 21st, they will also partner with Gallery 5 to host a fundraiser, showing art work from students. The theme is National Hunger and Homelessness Week.

Contact: Michelle V. Jackson • (313) 721-8220 • michelle.jackson@smallvillefarms.com

United Way SEM AmeriCorps
Event: The United Way SEM AmeriCorps will be conducting a blanket drive for the homeless population in the Detroit area. On November 26, 2013, we will join with the Detroit Rescue Mission to feed and warm up Detroit. Contact: Yoshiko Smith • (313) 495-0018 • Yoshiko.smith@liveunitedsem.org Our Hearts Two Yours Event: On November 23rd, Our Hearts Two Yours will be passing out hot soup and cocoa, along with hats, glove, blankets, coats, socks, and scarves to the homeless.

Contact: Yoshiko Smith • (313) 495-0018 • Yoshiko.smith@liveunitedsem.org


Lapeer

The Refuge
Event: One Night Without a Home There will be a candle and prayer vigil, speakers, and a sleep out. Cardboard signs will be held on Saturday morning. They will be taking donations and recruiting volunteers for a local homeless shelter. The event will be held from 6 PM Friday until 12 PM Saturday.

Contact: Kendra Petty • (810) 441-9990 • therefugehsl@gmail.com

National Coalition for the Homeless
2201 P Street NW
Washington, DC 20037-1033
202-462-4822
info@nationalhomeless.org

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