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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

Hunger Awareness

Page address: https://www.mnsu.edu/activities/kitchen/hungerandhomelessawareness.html

Hunger in our Community

 Map of Mankato Area Food Assistance Agencies

 

 

2015-16 Food Waste and Food Insecurity Events

National Hunger and Homeless Awareness Week, Celebrated on our campus November 11-22, and nationally on 11/14 to 22.

November 11 - "Unnatural Causes: Place Matters" Film and discussion, 6:30 pm Ostrander

November 13 - Placemat Project Prep/MavAve, 2 pm, Volunteers sign up on the OrgSync site

November 13-14 - Sleep Out In Your Car For Homelessness Awareness, 10 pm (11/13) to 7 am (11/14) Participation is limited. For more information, contact Karen Anderson or Cassy Linsdtrom. (*Sorry, this event has been cancelled.)

November 16 - Placemat Project - Dining Hall 7 am, Volunteers sign up on the OrgSync Site

November 16 - Placemat Project - Dining Hall 11 am, Volunteers sign up on the OrgSync Site

November 16 - Regional Food Access Gathering, Host Volunteers 12:15 - 3 pm Sign up on the OrgSync Site

 November 17 - Sodexo Stop Hunger Food Drive for Campus Kitchen at Minnesota State University, Mankato, 10 am - 2 pm, Mav Ave. Volunteers sign up on the OrgSync site

November 17 - Fifth Annual Chili Cook-Off to benefit Campus Kitchen at Minnesota State University, Mankato, 11 am - 1 pm, Mav Ave. 

November 20 - Social at Salvation Army's Emergency Shelter, 7 pm, Salvation Army, 700 South Riverfront Drive. Volunteers sign up on the OrgSync site.

November 22 - Campus Kitchen Thanksgiving, 4-6 pm, Crossroads Lutheran Campus Ministry, 331 Dillon Avenue. Volunteers sign up on the OrgSync site, here and here.

Sign up to help with our shifts at the Campus Kitchen at MSU, Mankato. View the full schedule on our OrgSync Events page.

Minnesota State University, Mankato's National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week Committee is recruiting members. Visit this link for more information, or to sign up for the retreat,  January 10, 2016, noon - 5 pm

 

The Social Justice Film Series features several food waste and food insecurity related films:

September 16 - Tapped, 6:30 pm, Ostrander Theater

September 30 - Just Eat It: A Food Waste Story, 6:30 pm, Ostrander Theater

October 14 - A Place At the Table, 6:30 pm CSU 245

 

Other food waste and food insecurity related events:

October 5-10 - Cram A Van Homecoming Food Drive

October 13-14 - HungerU

 November 11-22 - National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week