Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week  November 11- November 19

  • Aiken Countyfor more details email Lisa Tindal: ltindal.ed.mhaac@gmail.com 

    • Thursday, November 16: Kick off to re-energize the local Homeless Coalition all in surrounding counties are welcome

    • Saturday, November 18: MHA Aiken County/Nurture Home will serve breakfast and distribute “Grace Gifts” at St. John’s United Methodist Church

  • Richland County (click here to see flyer)- for more details email Helen Cotton: hcotton@uway.org

    • Tuesday, November 14: MACH Prayer Breakfast – Washington Street United Methodist Church in Threatt Hall (1401 Washington St.) 7:30 - 8:30 a.m.

    • Tuesday, November 14: Homeless Court – Transitions Day Center (2025 Main St.) 2:00 - 2:30 p.m.

    • Thursday, November 16: MACH Awareness and Advocacy Film and Panel – “Poverty, Politics and Profit: Inside America’s Affordable Housing Crisis” Richland Library (1431 Assembly St.) 12:00 - 2:00 p.m. Register by clicking HERE

    • Thursday, November 16: The Women’s Shelter Souper – Eastminster Presbyterian Church (3200 Trenholm Rd.) 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

    • Thursday, November 16: Homeless Helping Homeless’ “Silent Voices Silent No More” – Tapp’s Art Center (1644 Main St.) Poetry, Music and a Silent Auction 6 p.m.

    • All Week: Check out student artwork! Visit Richland Library all week to check out the posters created by Richland One students. These posters show the plight of homelessness through the eyes of the children. We’re also excited to share the expansion of a new awareness project this year! Art students will decorate paper chains to represent the exact number of links to match homeless groups. Chains will be displayed all week at Richland Library, United Way of the Midlands and Transitions Homeless Shelter.

  • York County (click here to see flyer)– for more details email Leslie Starnes: lstarnes@familypromiseyc.org

    • Saturday, November 11: Illumine Church Presents – A Neighbor In Need: How to Help the Homeless 1:00-5:00 pm (click here to see flyer)

    • Saturday, November 11: Walking in Homeless Shoes provide by the Haven Men’s Shelter at Cherry Park 

    • Sunday, November 12: Candlelight Vigil, 5:30 pm, Salvation Army Rock Hill and Candlelight Vigil, 5:30 pm, City of York City Hall

    • Monday, November 13: Winthrop University Event – Showing of five strategically selected clips from the documentary “The Line”, followed by a panel discussion 5:00 pm

    • Tuesday, November 14: Coat Drive Kick-Off in partnership with United Way of York County

    • Wednesday, November 15: Engaging Poverty 101, 12:00 pm, Salvation Army Rock Hill

    • Thursday, November 16: Diaper Derby – Contact Leslie for how you can be a part of purchasing diapers and distributing them to local agencies, 9am

    • Friday, November 17:  Thanksgiving Box Packing, 9am, Inspiration Baptist Church, Rock Hill

    • Saturday, November 18: Thanksgiving Box giveaway, 9am, Inspiration Baptist Church, Rock Hill

    • Saturday, November 18: Thanksgiving Outreach (Preregistered) Tender Hearts

    • Saturday, November 18: Gobble Wobble 5K, Downtown Rock Hill 

© 2017 Midlands Area Consortium for the Homeless. 

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